18 January 2022

Improving words (24)

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

Bitterness:  A female seabird made of small units of data

Clamping:  When a shelled mollusc tests its access to your website

Determine:  To scare away a buried explosive

Disheartened:  Edward who can stack almost a dozen plates on his organ of hearing

Dispose:  To insult the way someone stands

Dunning-Kruger:  Efforts to collect on a debt from the nightmarish Freddy

Everest:  The mountain where a mythical first woman sleeps

Forsake:  In favor of a Japanese alcoholic drink

Hottentots:  Almost a dozen small children who are very warm

Huntress:  A barbarian's hair

Novice:  A lack of guilty pleasures, or water that freezes just before December

Omission:  An emission of omicron viruses, as by a sneeze or cough

Omnipresent:  To feel peeved at being pinched while reciting a mantra

Patronage:  The period of life when you stroke people named Ronald

Pilates:  The family of a Roman judge

Polemic:  A microphone in the middle of either Antarctica or the Arctic Sea

Rationally:  A friend of a rodent's atom which is missing some of its electrons

Respectable:  A piece of furniture where you get your glasses back

Seepage:  To view one leaf of a book

Shadow:  A cry of pain upon being slapped with a fish

Solvent:  An aperture which can be opened to cool down the Sun

Validated:  Valerie, with whom I used to go out

Whippoorwill:  To flog a low-quality testament

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


Blogger Sixpence Notthewiser said...

Solvent and Respectable are my favs!!


18 January, 2022 06:34  
Blogger Deedles said...

I love this! It's amazing that you've done 24 of these. You're nuts in the best way possible. Pure genius.

18 January, 2022 08:03  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Sixpence: When you find your glasses, don't look at the Sun.....

Deedles: You're nuts in the best way possible

Thanks! That's a very accurate description of me, I think.

18 January, 2022 09:45  
Blogger jono said...

These always make me laugh. That's a good thing.

18 January, 2022 11:47  
Anonymous Ole Phat Stu said...

Canine : 50% more than 6 of the best.

18 January, 2022 12:47  
Blogger Lady M said...

Man these challenged me this week - must be getting dimmer.

18 January, 2022 15:49  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Jono: Always glad to provide some laughs!

Phat: I'd be more likely to re-define that as "almost ten in California" or similar -- remember I'm going by spelling with these, not pronunciation.

Lady M: I hope it's rather that I'm getting brighter.....

18 January, 2022 15:56  
Blogger Mike said...

We need a solvent right now. The big question would be who can get close enough to open it?

18 January, 2022 18:03  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

We'd have to go open it at night.

19 January, 2022 00:10  
Blogger jenny_o said...

Patronage and shadow made me snicker :) You're so good at these.

20 January, 2022 20:21  
Blogger Daal said...

Just when I want to say this that or the other one is my fave, I read a new one lol

22 January, 2022 16:11  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Cool, I'll keep on trying to improve the language.....

23 January, 2022 01:45  

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