A to Z Challenge: F



It's the sixth day of the A to Z Challenge, have you found any really interesting blogs?

Flummery 
Definition: 1. soft jelly or porridge made from meal 2. unsubstantial writing or talk : mumbo jumbo
Sentence: The teacher was unimpressed by the flummery that came out of the student.

Flagitious 
Definition: 1. shamefully wicked, as persons, actions, or times; 2. heinous or flagrant, as a crime
Sentence: The flagitious murderer was convicted of the crime.

Firmament
Definition: the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected.
Sentence: The firmament above us was without a cloud, and of a darkness almost equal to that which surrounded the moon at 2 a.m.
          --John Tyndall

Fractious
Definition: easily irritated or annoyed.
Sentence: The last-minute haggling between 19 countries involved in the test over whether and how to make the test's design available, highlights fractious European Union decision-making.
         -- Reuters (July 8, 2010) 

Fulminate
Definition: criticize severely.
Sentence: Mr. Cameron has fulminated publicly about cutting public sector pay and decreed that members of Parliament themselves take a five percent pay cut.
        -- New York Times (May 25, 2010)

Comments

  1. Flummery doesn't sound yummy.

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  2. Awww, I didn't know "Flagitious"....but now, I do! I go forth more literate and thankful. :-)

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  3. I like fulminate, that's a fun word =)

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  4. Great words! I have found a few great blogs and some good ones too. I am working my way through the entire list. Last year it took me into May!

    --
    Tim Brannan, The Other Side Blog
    2015 A to Z of Vampires
    http://theotherside.timsbrannan.com/

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  5. "Fulminate." I like that word. I'm going to have to try to work it into conversation!

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