View Full Version : Vocabulary Game, Let's Play!

2nd November 2010, 11:23 AM
1. You post a word and its meaning.

2. Another forumer uses the last letter of the word to create a new word, with meaning of course.

Example: Spasmodic - Happening intermittently; fitful.

Conjure - To call or bring to mind; evoke.

So Folks to start, this is my word.

Dystopia - An imaginary place or state in which the condition of life is extremely bad, as from deprivation, oppression, or terror.

2nd November 2010, 01:29 PM
Apercu - A first view or glance, or the perception or estimation so obtained; an immediate apprehension or insight, appreciative rather than analytic. Hence, a brief or detached view; conspectus; sketch.

Fashion Yaa
2nd November 2010, 07:24 PM
Unicity- uniqueness, oneness; quality of being unique; condition of being united.

2nd November 2010, 07:36 PM
yellow journalism - Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news to create sensations and attract readers.

Pope Bitterz D'Alomo
2nd November 2010, 09:43 PM
Grandiloquent orators at play hehe

Minuend : A number from which another number is to be subtracted.

3rd November 2010, 08:16 AM
Dichotomy - Division into two usually contradictory parts or opinions.

3rd November 2010, 12:54 PM
Yardang - a keel-shaped crest or ridge of rock, formed by the action of the wind, usually parallel to the prevailing wind direction.

3rd November 2010, 07:29 PM
Gaffer - A boss or foreman

Pope Bitterz D'Alomo
3rd November 2010, 09:42 PM
Rah : British English slang for a snob or an alteration for hoorah

BBoy T
3rd November 2010, 11:10 PM
Harangue : A long and winded scolding speech characterised by strong feelings or expressions.

Fashion Yaa
4th November 2010, 12:24 AM
Eyot- (chiefly UK) A little island, especially in a river or lake; small island in a lake or river

4th November 2010, 03:20 AM
Telodendron - The terminal arborization of an axon

The Informer
4th November 2010, 10:41 AM
Nadir - Astronomy A point on the celestial sphere directly below the observer, diametrically opposite the zenith. The lowest point Eg. the nadir of their fortunes.

4th November 2010, 05:40 PM
Razz-matazz ; Ostentatious display also informal form of razzle-dazzle

4th November 2010, 09:18 PM
Zeitgeist - The spirit characteristic of an age or generation ~ The spirit of the time

Fashion Yaa
4th November 2010, 10:08 PM
Theirry-French for the old german name Theodoric which means power of the tribe.

Fashion Yaa
5th November 2010, 09:57 AM
Yuppy- young upwardly mobile professional

5th November 2010, 02:20 PM
Y2K - The year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar

5th November 2010, 03:28 PM
Kainotophobia : the fear of change

BBoy T
5th November 2010, 04:17 PM
Abecedarian: A person learning the alphabets or a beginner

Pope Bitterz D'Alomo
8th November 2010, 07:29 PM
Negociant : Wine merchant

9th November 2010, 02:31 PM
telekinesis- the power to move something by thinking about it without the application of physical force

9th November 2010, 02:38 PM
Stickler : A person who is insistently precise.

9th November 2010, 11:45 PM
Relativity - A state of dependence in which the existence or significance of one entity is solely dependent on that of another.

Pope Bitterz D'Alomo
10th November 2010, 03:50 AM
Yeanling: A lamb or a kid(baby goat)

Fashion Yaa
17th November 2010, 07:05 AM
Genuflecting: Bending of at least one knee to the floor(represents a sign of respect toward authority or regard for higher power whilst in prayer)

Pope Bitterz D'Alomo
17th November 2010, 02:58 PM
Gamut-A whole range of musical notes

18th November 2010, 10:11 PM
Taciturn - habitually silent, reserved, or uncommunicative; not inclined to conversation