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Word For The Day, Tuesday, April 9. 2013 machinate
dictionaries ad nauseam | 9 April 2013 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 04/09/2013 4:27:08 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".

machinate \MAK-uh-neyt\ , verb
to contrive or plot, especially artfully or with evil purpose: to machinate the overthrow of the government.

Example sentences:
...his malevolent memory would machinate on [it], until the day the darkness he so passionately believed in but just as passionately tried to avoid finally descended.
--Warning, 2010

You do not think I am intelligent enough to scheme? Then I haven't the wits necessary to machinate?
-- Connie Brockway, So Enchanting, 2009

Etymology:
Machinate entered English from the Latin machina in the first half of the fifteenth century.

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 Threads:

Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish
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!


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1 posted on 04/09/2013 4:27:08 AM PDT by secret garden
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To: secret garden; Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; ...

Rise and shine!


2 posted on 04/09/2013 4:28:18 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
We are the cognoscenti of the world's machinations.
3 posted on 04/09/2013 4:38:21 AM PDT by NicknamedBob (The universe generally responds poorly to any attempt to draw attention to its numerous flaws.)
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To: NicknamedBob
A for you.
4 posted on 04/09/2013 4:40:42 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

The Obama years: just watch him machinate
I pray that our side will be back in eight
That in twenty-sixteen
We can wipe the slate clean
And let patriotism rejuvenate


5 posted on 04/09/2013 5:24:30 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
A+ for you but why are you making us wait another 8 years??
6 posted on 04/09/2013 5:28:32 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
A whole lot of machinating going on around here.
7 posted on 04/09/2013 6:02:24 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (Viva il papa)
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To: secret garden

Machinate

What the laundromat does to my socks, the machine ate them.
We save “e”s so it comes out machinate.


8 posted on 04/09/2013 6:05:46 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: secret garden
Updated student's excuse #3: The dog ate machinate my homework.
9 posted on 04/09/2013 6:07:05 AM PDT by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: secret garden
A+ for you but why are you making us wait another 8 years??

A total of 8 Obama years. I realized the potential for confusion and said 2016. Unfortunately, "back in four" doesn't rhyme with machinate. Neither does "back in one."

10 posted on 04/09/2013 6:11:17 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: NeoCaveman
A+ for you!
11 posted on 04/09/2013 6:30:48 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: count-your-change
A for you!
12 posted on 04/09/2013 6:31:43 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SAJ

A for you!


13 posted on 04/09/2013 6:32:26 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Somebody, let God out!


14 posted on 04/09/2013 8:12:42 AM PDT by SoothingDave (deus ex machina)
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To: secret garden
Obama and his minions machinate to hide the real news of how few Americans really have jobs. The good news here is that is all anyone is talking about now that we can get out and enjoy the early signs of spring. My democrat neighbors are the most riled up. I tried to tell them last year, but did they listen? NO.


15 posted on 04/09/2013 8:15:22 AM PDT by tioga
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I knew you’d like that. Are you overseas?


16 posted on 04/09/2013 8:39:02 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Surrounded by seas. I’m in Trinidad.

For a few more days.


17 posted on 04/09/2013 9:12:43 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

Surrounded by seas. I’m in Trinidad.

For a few more days.


18 posted on 04/09/2013 9:16:30 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Is it beautiful? How close are you to Tobago?


19 posted on 04/09/2013 9:18:22 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Like his "Biblical" look-alike, Obama is engaged in Deus ex Machinate

20 posted on 04/09/2013 9:48:47 AM PDT by mikrofon (Coincidence? I think NOT.)
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