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Vocabulary Journal

I pick up new or gray words for me from newspapers.


End of the affair for Mrs Charles Windsor


mistress
missus
quip
fuss
get hitched
underwhelm
get wonderful bone structure
churn
mastermind
traduce
resilience
in the saddle
immortal
stride
quintessential
wry
fab
destine
rottweiler
dalliance
irretrievably
austere
repent
stutter
courtship
inscrutable
brickbat
sang-froid
entitlement
accede
hail

Guardian Unlimited Saturday April 9, 2005

DATE: 2005/04/09(Sat)



The Worst of the Bad Nominees


intimidate
rivalry
accusation
drawback
preconceived
filibuster
curb
desperately
rapprochement
estranged
distort
allegation
disdain
consign
macabre
acronym
exposure
halt
likelihood
pregnancy
preside
fiasco
get sb in hot water
disastrous

The New York Times.com April 8, 2005

DATE: 2005/04/09(Sat)



History that still hurts


excoriate
atrocity
lingering
harsh
deed
genuine
perceive
summon
harbour
flare
accusation
airbrush
equivalent
rattle
renegade
ascendant
whereas
stumble
rivalry
relinquish
withhold
consign

Economist.com Apr 8th 2005

DATE: 2005/04/09(Sat)



Actor fined for her fruits


handwritten
breach
quarantine
pest
on-the-spot fine
tick
confront
blockbuster

Guadrdian Unlimited Thursday March 31, 2005

DATE: 2005/04/03(Sun)



Before the Fall


notwithstanding
depreciate
transaction
unprecedented
sustainable
plug
shun
uptick
trajectory
allay
prop up
precarious
rebuff
accumulate
unrelente
repercussion
unfold
unravel
hallmark
dire
mitigate
forge
poise

The New York Times.com April 2, 2005

DATE: 2005/04/03(Sun)




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