Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Monday, January 14, 2013-- ambuscade
Posted on 01/14/2013 7:00:24 AM PST by xsmommy
Word For The Day, Monday, 1/14/13
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".
noun 1. an ambush. verb (used without object) 2. to lie in ambush. verb (used with object) 3. to attack from a concealed position; ambush.
Etymology: 157585; < Middle French embuscade, alteration (under influence of Old French embuschier; see ambush) of Middle French emboscade < Old Italian imboscata, feminine past participle of imboscare, verbal derivative with in- in-2 of bosco wood, forest < Germanic *bosk- bush1
Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
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....
Here is my example with WFTD.
The push for gay marriage actually constitutes an ambuscade whereby religious liberty will be restricted.
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
No pushing at the door please!
Flags in the Dust, one of William Faulkner’s beginning novels, has a chapter “Ambuscade”.
sorry so late, i have all kinds of distractions here!
Which class to attend? Tioga has another thread going aleady.
Obama’s ambuscade on gun control will allow him to erase restrictions on the debt limit, open the borders to illegal immigrants, and allow Obamacare to proceed unhampered while we are distracted, clinging to our guns.
2. to lie in ambush. verb (used with object) 3. to attack from a concealed position; ambush.
Odd that a lawyer would select a word so aptly representing lawyers chasing behind patients to the hospital .... 8<)
didn’t realize that she had started a thread. i put one together but had people in and out of my ofc before i got it up. you can attend her class, it doesn’t matter to me.
Discussing Common Sense with a liberal is impossible, as one is deluged with an ambuscade of memorized talking points.
But I turne homework in here too. Don’t I get a grade?
oh my goodness, i do believe we have a GRADE-GRUBBER on our hands here ; )
of course you do, A+++
liberals are indeed impossible. i have zero patience for them! A+++
Sheeshhh... we have to attend two classes now?!
Obama’s big tax ambuscade
Gets folks angry whenever they’re paid
Well ain’t it a bitch
That it ain’t just the rich
Who are seeing their take-home pay fade?
mine can just be for extra credit, you can just go to Ti’s class if you want!
So Senator Schmuck Chumer (Dumbass - NY), tried to provide some cover to the ambuscade on our gun rights by writing a thoughtful letter to the CEO's of several sporting goods and outdoor retailers asking them to suspend sales of semi-automatic rifles that look scary while the gun-grabbers have a conversation about protecting our children. Well, isn't that just so sweet.
Take a Caddy Escalade, convert to an ambulance that can haul several people like a bus..ya gots a ambuscade or the well-heeled going to be well healed.
In my Wednesday class, I give extra plusses for cash. I have the money sent directly to my Paypal account.
excellent letter! A+++++ he’s a putz.
I have zero tolerance for them.
I guess that makes me intolerant.
HA! you are a clever one Conor MacNessa! A++++
To recite/a recitation of a litany of reasons why GWB is to blame for a particular issue
your best work to date! A+++++ yinz people are on FAHR today with the homework!
PERFECT!! A+++++ a liberal affliction!
The ungrateful shelter cat loves to plan and execute the perfect ambuscade against the dogs here. But is there anything funnier than a cat missing the mark completely and attempting to walk it off while everyone is laughing?
A+++ no one tell him he’s not cool!
i HATE celery in chicken salad and hadn’t had the curried chicken salad from across the street in a long time. it is now MORE celery than chicken! disgusting!
well dang, not like i spotted you in your bday suit or something! ; )
If that happened your eyes would beg for mercy and promise to never ever do that again.
That’s how Panera ruined their chicken noodle soup. Boycott Celery!
i’m totes on board that boycott!
I didnt even get to cut the cake, lamented Depina, who is eight months pregnant with her first child, a daughter, and was celebrating with 180 guests, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. with a cash bar
Ooh-two neat words-
Obama’s minions peculate from
Even the poor who have jobs-
Anyone with a paycheck now
Joins all us that he robs
It was taken by an ambuscade,
Their attention stolen away
With a promise of free goodies-
Now instead, they have to pay
I really don’t have much sympathy-
They’ve brought it on themselves
Now they know what happens to those
Who believe in socialist elves...
Hope the preparation for your starring role are going well...
oh you missed the news on Friday? the 6th Cir issued a decision in my case just based on the briefs, but didn’t bother to let me know until the decision was out. no matter, i won the case and don’t have to go, so all’s well that ends well!
If that was a baby shower, I’d hate to see their idea of a frat party...
Hurrah and congratulations! Where’s the champagne and confetti?
180 guests. Cash bar. Unbelievable.
Since we had two threads today, i might take tomorrow off. Feeling crappy.
The media’s ambuscade in 2004 and 2008, where they refused to vet obama but pushed his candidacy instead, left us STUCK with a bad-apple President for at least 8 years!!!!
Sort of like this:
Flu-ish? Weren’t you guys sick around christmas too?
That is amazing, thanks! a +++
I have some body aches, but no other flu symptoms so far. Real bad headache and chills.
This film glorified an ambuscade:
These protestors make me sick.