16 March 2021

Improving words (19)

Some more revised word definitions, based on what the words visibly should mean.....

Advent:  To let loose your frustration about the plague of ads clogging up the internet

Betray:  A beam of energy which induces people to gamble

Booming:  Jeer at him for being merciless

Carouse:  To use an automobile to sexually excite someone

Catacombs:  Implements for grooming felines

Cobra:  An additional breast support

Curfew:  There aren't many nasty dogs around

Electrocute:  To vote for a Star Trek character as the prettiest

Equinox:  A cross between a horse and a bull

Fundamentally:  A friend of giant tree-like Lord of the Rings creatures who live near an enjoyable barrier across a river

Illustrate:  The charge for satisfying your sick desires

Infallible:  Easy to fall into (for example, a large hole in the ground)

Inundate:  Even though she's renounced sex, I still go out with her

Lampoon:  A harpoon which also provides light

Lassitude:  A girl's attitude

Managed:  As old as an adult male human

Oxymoron:  A person with stupid opinions about invigorating gas

Palindrome:  A stadium reserved for performances by a dingbat former governor of Alaska

Perverse:  For each poem

Pretender:  Soft in advance

Repair:  Atmospheric gas generated by your good name

Vanguard:  A sentry who protects a box-like vehicle

Wanton:  A pale 2,000-pound weight

[The previous "improving words" post is here.]


Blogger Sixpence Notthewiser said...

Fundamentally: "A friend of giant tree-like Lord of the Rings creatures who live near an enjoyable barrier across a river."

The power this one has!


16 March, 2021 03:57  
Blogger Debra She Who Seeks said...

"Lampoon," LOL! Ideal for hunting Moby-Dick at night, I guess!

16 March, 2021 05:34  
Blogger Mike said...

Betray could also be a plate made specifically for carrying bees.

17 March, 2021 00:20  
Blogger Shaw Kenawe said...

Love them all!

Also this: Betray: A beam of energy which induces people to gamble; or

An exhortation to become a flat, shallow container with a raised rim for carrying a tea set?

17 March, 2021 06:41  
Blogger Kay said...

This is such fun!

17 March, 2021 19:08  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Thanks everyone! The work of language reform continues.....

18 March, 2021 03:43  
Anonymous Annie said...

I especially like oxymoron and palindrome because they’re plays on words that are themselves playful words.

19 March, 2021 10:40  
Blogger Mary Kirkland said...

Ok, some of those are really funny.

19 March, 2021 13:16  
Blogger Infidel753 said...


20 March, 2021 02:11  

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