Monday, April 13, 2015
A to Z Challenge: K
Definition: highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious.
Sentence: I am, at this present writing, perplexed and plagued with two knotty problems in politics.
— Abigail Adams
Definition: range of what one can know or understand.
Sentence: Ah, but the Eyes Divine look long and see far; things beyond the human ken are all revealed.
— Cyrus Townsend Brady
Definition: the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something.
Sentence: "If she dies," he had said, and the words rang in my ears like a funeral knell.
— Guy Boothby
Definition: a small natural hill.
Sentence: At the very base of the hill or knoll alluded to, they halted.
— Edward Sylvester Ellis
Definition: a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel.
Sentence: The merchant subsequently turned out a very great knave, cheating Tom on various occasions, and finally broke, very much in his debt.
— George Henry Borrow