Vocabulary Time Part IV

It is vocabulary time again. Here is part one, part two and part three.

tem·er·ar·i·ous (tĕmə-rârē-əs)

adj. Presumptuously or recklessly daring


[L. tentigo, -inis, a tension, lecherousness, fr. tendere, tentum, to stretch.]

1. Stiff; stretched; strained. [Obs.] Johnson.

2. Lustful, or pertaining to lust. [Obs.] B. Jonson.


n.[L., from urinari to plunge under water, to dive.]
One who dives under water in search of something, as for pearls; a diver.

u·su·fruct (yūzə-frŭkt, -sə-)

The right to use and enjoy the profits and advantages of something belonging to another as long as the property is not damaged or altered in any way.

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  1. Jack's Shack September 26, 2007 at 7:42 pm


    It is always rewarding to see that school pays off. 😉


    I bet. 🙂

  2. bigwhitehat September 26, 2007 at 7:15 pm

    To rednecks, urinator means something else.

  3. Irina Tsukerman September 26, 2007 at 2:41 pm

    Ha! Knew the last one from my Property Law class! : ) I knew it had to be good for something… : )

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