Tuesday, April 7, 2015
A to Z Challenge: F
It's the sixth day of the A to Z Challenge, have you found any really interesting blogs?
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.
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.
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.
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)
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)