Vocabulary Time Part II

It is Vocabulary Time Part II. The First edition can be found here.

de·fal·cate (dĭ-fălkāt, -fôl-, dĕfəl-)
intr.v., -cat·ed, -cat·ing, -cates.

To misuse funds; embezzle.

Dac·tyl·on·o·my
n.[Gr. da`ktylos finger + no`mos law, distribution.]
The art of numbering or counting by the fingers.

re·cru·desce (rēkrū-dĕs)
intr.v., -desced, -desc·ing, -desc·es.

To break out anew or come into renewed activity, as after a period of quiescence.

vi·del·i·cet (vÄ­-dÄ•l’Ä­-sÄ•t’, vÄ«-, wÄ­-dā’lÄ­-kÄ•t’) pronunciation
adv. (Abbr. viz.)

That is; namely. Used to introduce examples, lists, or items.

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6 Comments

  1. Jack's Shack August 27, 2007 at 7:32 am

    There’s got to be some great pun on the horizon paired with “defecate”….

    Have at it.

  2. Kol Ra'ash Gadol August 27, 2007 at 3:26 am

    de·fal·cate
    To misuse funds; embezzle.

    There’s got to be some great pun on the horizon paired with “defecate”….

  3. Michael August 26, 2007 at 12:01 pm

    Jack, she already does.

  4. Jack's Shack August 26, 2007 at 2:52 am

    Michael,

    She sounds like a joy. Pretty soon she’ll be running the house.

    Benning,

    I’ll work hard to find more that are new.

  5. benning August 25, 2007 at 8:09 pm

    videlicet is the only word new to me! Never heard it before.

  6. Michael August 25, 2007 at 6:49 pm

    My older daughter (she’s 4 1/2) is an excellent dactylonomist.

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