Skip to comments.Word For The Day, Thursday, June 21, 2012 - divulse
Posted on 06/21/2012 4:49:30 AM PDT by secret garden
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
divulse \dahy-VUHLS\, verb
To tear away or apart.
A perforation having been so made, it is safer to divulse the opening rather than to enlarge it by cutting in order to avoid the possibility of opening a blood vessel in an inaccessible region.
-- Eugene Fuller, M.D., The Journal of the American Medical Association
Even if you are the kooper of the winkel over measure never lost a license. Nor a duckindonche divulse from bath and breakfast.
-- James Joyce, Finnegans Wake
Divulse comes from the Latin root vellere meaning "plucked". The prefix di- is a variation of dis- before the letter v meaning "apart" or "away", as in disown.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....
Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate
WFB's attempt to emulate us ; ) No pushing at the door please!
Rise and shine!
ODrama and his minions fear that to divulse the inner workings of Fast & Furious will result in the Congress divulging their foolish actions resulting in an untold number of deaths.
When will Hilder be divulsed, and thrown under the bus?
Toilet paper Holder?
good word! but now i have to look up this one!
The layers of evil in the Administration need to be divulsed like an onion.
“Divulse” is when you die, but your body is still convulsing.
Three stages of marriage: Impulse, Repulse, Divulse.
I am SO gonna steal that one. It’s brilliant. Eric Witholder.
And like that, it will make the country cry to see what they have done. A for you.
Going medical on us, are you? A for creativity.
He left us too soon. A+ for you.
I think the shift will continue now that the curtain has been lifted. A+ for you.
You’re always taking the fresh look. A for you.
Obama the Uniter, divulse
The left and the right, I convulse
With laughter, not glee
At the hypocrisy
The body politic has nary a pulse
SCOTUS ruled on a union case. Must opt-in, not out? Should be more in the media soon.
the case is about union dues.
Asystole. No shock advised.
He was reduced to divulsions upon hearing the news report..
In Wisconsin both the Teachers’ Unions and the Public Sector Unions have lost more than half their members since the Walker reforms went into effect. Furthermore, those unions have had to dismiss half of their highly paid, permanent staffs.
Obama’s slimy ABCNNBCBS media is de first, de last, and devulst thing to both cause, and to come from, the current despots and autocrats in Washington.
Just a few more days in Spain. Then home.
So, does the rain in Spain fall mainly on the plain?
A+ for you. He has all that money received for books he didn’t write and she got considerably overpaid for a fake job. No pity here.
A+ for you. I am going to love this election season because we finally have someone who really wants the job and is willing to do what it takes.
A for you.
Even though my mouth is sore from yesterday’s dental adventures, I grinned widely reading your post. That is good news.
A for you. Travel safely.
while i am gratified that Romney is going with guns blazing, i can’t say i am going to LOVE the election season, it’s far too nervewracking. i was behind a car pulling into my parking garage yesterday that had TWO “I SUPPORT PRESIDENT OBAMA” bumperstickers, an OBAMA 2012 bumper sticker and assorted other local political stickers one for Tim Kaine, dem of VA. Now you can say that it’s different where you live and that’s true, but TN is not going to win the election for Romney, whereas VA is pivotal, and the nutball with all of those bumperstickers had VA plates. i hope against hope that people know what is going on. I talked with a colleague yesterday here who voted for Obams but he’s not a leftist nutball. He said that Obams wasn’t all he was cracked up to be, and that he really didn’t care if he was re-elected. I suppose i should ask if he will vote for him again. we spoke of the dreck on both sides and i said, Mike, you are a grownup, you know NO ONE is all that and 10 bags of chips in life, so why were you taken in by the cult of personality. he had no answer for me.
Agreed — BHO is an asystole....
You are surrounded by govt employees, not known for leaning Republican. Big govt is good for them but outside of the NoVA bubble, I think we have a very good shot.
I'm on the beach on the Spanish Riviera (at the fishing/tourist port called Cambrils) and the rain is regularly falling on the hills and mountains right behind me.
Literally - I'm off the beach by 1 block on the 4th floor and am watching the boats go by outside right now. 6:00 pm Spanish time. The power plant is also right on the beach about 20 km south.
And it’s my opinion that anyone who voted for obama IS a leftist nutball. There would have been no other reason to vote for him with the agenda he was promoting.
NoVA is far more populous than the rest of this swing state, and there have been articles to that effect here recently. i am not saying that we don’t have a good shot, but it is NOT going to be a cakewalk. OH is another swing state that is not a sure thing and it’s not govt employees driving that particular bus.
Misguided white guilt, blacks who were voting for THEIR man— not hard core leftist idealogues. Generally people are not LOOKING at agendas. we do, we are politically aware and informed, that is not the norm in life. The vast majority of people just do not give a crap about the big picture. they are looking at THEIR own interests. Last time they figured obams was going to get us out of the mess, this time, HOPEFULLY they see that he has made the mess worse and will not vote for a continuation. And if they just STAY HOME it’s fine with me, bc conservatives will crawl through raging fire, broken glass and HABOOBS to vote agin him!
Ohio is union-heavy, that’s their problem. I like the fact that all the states that leaned heavily toward obama have had significant economic woes since the election. Serves them right. Or left...
ROR at the haboob reference!
Unions are most def the problem. The question is will the union members vote against a democrat. my father was a union dem and i can tell you he would NEVER vote for a republican, the best i could have hoped for with him was that he would stay home. I still maintain he would have stayed home in 08, but it may very well be that the union had him voting for Obams from the grave.
was pretty dang proud of myself for working that in, i gotta say ; )