Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Monday, March 11, 2013-- arrogate
Posted on 03/11/2013 5:24:40 AM PDT by xsmommy
Word For The Day, Monday, 3/11/13
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".
verb (used with object), ar·ro·gat·ed, ar·ro·gat·ing. 1. to claim unwarrantably or presumptuously; assume or appropriate to oneself without right: to arrogate the right to make decisions. 2. to attribute or assign to another; ascribe.
Etymology: 1530s, from L. arrogatus, pp. of arrogare "to claim for oneself" (see arrogance).
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.
Amusing how the MSM is attempting to arrogate the title of "head of the GOP" to various people, without having the slightest idea of who actual republicans might view as their head.
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!
a breath of spring is in the air here.
where i am.
Ah, one of my favorite words to describe the way liberal politicians operate.
Then i will be expecting some stellar homework from you, MrB! ; )
“We’ve had so much snow and rain lately, I know I won’t have to arrogate my garden for quite some time, I’ll just assume it will grow because I’m such a great gardner.”
how arrogantly you arrogate your obligation to irrigate! A+++
where I am is gloomy
This was the kind of weekend where owning a car wash was a great idea. We were high 50s Saturday and 70 yesterday.
It is so arrogant to arrogate.
The Burgh’s got to wash away all the salt from their vehicles! had the windows open in the house yesterday.
A++, leftists do it all the time.
Obama and his sub rosa partner Boehner
reliably exhibit arrogate, selfish behavior.
We get the words from “Aragon”, an aristocratic family from Renaissance Spain whose family pride was so obnoxious that we now have several new words in our vocabulary based on their behavior.
Imagine being immortalized in that manner! LOL!
Arrogate — the sensational cheating scandal in the archery events at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
I just noticed the Latin origins as well. Yet, I was always taught that the word “Arrogant” can from the Spanish Family.
W.S. Gilbert must have also thought the same, as in the Opera “Patience” the Soldier sings of:
“The Family Pride of a Spaniard from Aragon”.
you will have to resubmit the homework, ARROGATE is a verb, ARROGANT may have been what you were looking for there?
Barack, and his mainstream surrogate
Have conspired, so that he can arrogate
All three branches of gov
And the morons just love
That the “journalists” never interrogate
good one! A+++
A+++ i heard on the drivetime radio this AM, a guy called in who coaches his 6th grade daughter’s rec league basketball team, that they played Sasha’s team this past Sat AM and the ONE was there in all his splendor adorned with copious SS agents, to just be a regular dad and cheer on his daughter. This guy said, i didn’t vote for the guy but it was pretty wild meeting him, he was def starstruck. i have to say, confronted with the same situation, i do not think i could do it. i couldn’t shake his hand and be fake nice to him.
Cigarsandscotch @cigarsNscotch #AskFLOTUS Do people ever mistake you for Officer Hightower from the Police Academy movies?
whoa those questions are hilarious! ROROROR! A+++
I can not think of an apropros sentence so I here by arrogate myself an “A” for this lesson.
I thought they might have had the same root, that’s all.
I was merely adding a little note of interest, not arrogating.
He already done hand in mah homework: That there’s a right-good arrowgate!
Feeling the need to be serious there will be no fliverus and twisted convules of thought here...arrogant is the means of getting on an arro plane like Air Fierce One. Arrogate is the means of getting off it.
arrogantly arrogating an A are ya? A+++ ; )
sorry didn’t mean to sound snooty!
just an arrogating ass, ain’t he? A+++
dang, you are serious as a heart attack this AM aintcha? ; ) A+++
If a Mexican politician got into trouble over a cozy relationship with a grower of a certain cereal grain, would it be Arrozgate?
ay caramba! A+++
It is 51 and sunny here, but it was cold enough for me to have on a flannel shirt and a hoodie early this morning in the woods-
Obama’s fawning minions have
Helped him to arrogate a mess-
Whether it was their intention
Is just about anybody’s guess
Maybe they thought sequester
Was a club to beat the masses
Instead they look just foolish
As they rush to cover their asses
Maybe they thought more hardship
Was something we all would fear-
But we’re not frightened by that-
It has already long been here...
excellent A+++ it was chilly this AM but supposed to go up to 60 or so. Rain coming tonight. During the school year i have someone come to walk the dogs. It’s always funny to get my daily email with who produced #1 or #2 !!
Thank you! It is supposed to be 70 or so this afternoon-typical for this time of the year.
Chilly here this morning too but should be mid 60’s by afternoon. Sorry Ti, I know you must be getting sick of snow by now.
Did you see the “sock monkey trick” last night?
I love the idea of getting away from everything, and frontier living in Alaska-but the fact that it is so damn cold for all but 3 months of the year keeps me here
was that something at the Pens game? we were watching Flyers-Sabres.
Yes, it was a giveaway item that was thrown on the ice when Kunitz got the HT.
i love sock monkeys and think that they are far too cute to throw on the ice no matter what!