Thursday, April 3, 2008

Thursday Thirteen #1

Thirteen of my Favorite "A" Words
  1. Antediluvian (meaning: of or belonging to the period before the Flood; also meaning very old, old-fashioned, or out of date; antiquated; primitive)
  2. Apathetic (meaning: having or showing little or no emotion; also meaning not interested or concerned; indifferent or unresponsive)
  3. Aboutface (meaning: a complete, sudden change in position, direction, principle, attitude, etc.)
  4. Acerbate (meaning: to make sour or bitter or to exasperate)
  5. Auld Lang Syne (meaning: old times, esp. times fondly remembered)
  6. Awakening (meaning: a revival of interest or attention)
  7. Awkward (meaning: lacking grace or ease in movement)
  8. Aye (meaning: yes)
  9. Altercation (meaning: a heated or angry dispute; noisy argument or controversy)
  10. Allude (meaning: to refer casually or indirectly; make an allusion)
  11. Akimbo (meaning: with hand on hip and elbow bent outward)
  12. Acerbity (meaning: sourness, with roughness or astringency of taste)
  13. Absolute Truth ("Jesus answered, 'I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'" (John 14:6))

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