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Word For The Day, Thursday, April 25, 2013 plethoric
dictionaries ad nauseam | 25 April 2013 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 04/25/2013 4:28:54 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".

plethoric \ple-THAWR-ik, -THOR-, PLETH-uh-rik\ , adjective
1. overfull; turgid; inflated: a plethoric, pompous speech.
2. of, pertaining to, or characterized by plethora.

Example sentences:
He is a plethoric sleeper: literally a sleeper having an excess of red corpuscles in the blood (the opposite of anaemic), suggesting "unhealthy repletion", but here a "heavy" sleeper.
-- Arthur Conan Doyle, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, 1903

And I did these things, not that I was an egotist, not that I was impervious to the critical glances of my fellows, but because of a certain hogskin belt, plethoric and sweat-bewrinkled, which buckled next the skin above the hips.
-- Jack London, "The Dignity of Dollars," Revolution and Other Essays, 1900

Etymology:
Plethoric came to English in the late 1300s from the Greek plethore meaning "fullness."

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

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1 posted on 04/25/2013 4:28:54 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 04/25/2013 4:29:48 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

what a plethoric definition for plethoric.

Morning. Already got my first walk of the day in. Feels good to have sunshine. Kind of a crisp morning though. Needed a coat over my sweater this early. Dragged the little rug rat with me. You should see him, hands in his pockets dragging his feet all the way. LOL Exercise won’t hurt him, but you couldn’t convince him of that. It’s like a huge long pout till he sees the house and knows we are almost there....then he gets his energy back.


3 posted on 04/25/2013 4:49:56 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden

My mind is plethoric with gruesome images of fat-cat politicians and their over-abundant self-satisfactions.


4 posted on 04/25/2013 4:52:13 AM PDT by NicknamedBob (The universe generally responds poorly to any attempt to draw attention to its numerous flaws.)
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To: tioga
A for you. One of my collies would just drag along on the walks in the park until another dogwalker was in view, then he would start a lively jog as if I had been holding him back.
5 posted on 04/25/2013 4:53:40 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden; xsmommy; NeoCaveman; SoothingDave
Probably too early in the morning for nakid lesbos...but ...but here it is. ...they stripped their tops off and ran up o stage with a Catholic Archbishop. What some women will not do for attention.
6 posted on 04/25/2013 5:11:47 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

oh, yeah...lots of pics. there, I warned ya. full disclosure and all.


7 posted on 04/25/2013 5:12:22 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

35 here this morning. Had frost on the car.


8 posted on 04/25/2013 5:16:13 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: NicknamedBob
A for you.
9 posted on 04/25/2013 5:21:13 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave
33 here. Hate that.
10 posted on 04/25/2013 5:22:14 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Chrissy Matthews, bombastic, plethoric
Guessed the bomber’s right-wing. Sophomoric.
Though his speeches are long
Won’t admit he was wrong
Hope those tingles still make him euphoric


11 posted on 04/25/2013 5:31:15 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: secret garden


12 posted on 04/25/2013 5:33:26 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
And the lefties are all phantasmagoric. A+ for you.
13 posted on 04/25/2013 5:34:41 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: JoeProBono

I get it. A+ for you.


14 posted on 04/25/2013 5:35:28 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

15 posted on 04/25/2013 5:42:58 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

That is a plethora of cuteness. A+


16 posted on 04/25/2013 5:56:10 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
Throw the whole plethoric bunch in prison and throw away the key.
17 posted on 04/25/2013 6:41:51 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versaille on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

a ruling class above the law. wasn’t that what we overthrew England to get rid of? we can do it again.


18 posted on 04/25/2013 6:58:12 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden; tioga; xsmommy; MHGinTN

A very big plethorous flew by my window the other day.

Or maybe it was democrat Senator. You know: A large, old, fossil bloated with hot gas, held up by myths and legends. A real dinasour living above its means supported by nothing and capable of thinking of nothing because it has no brains.


19 posted on 04/25/2013 7:15:12 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

the ghost of teddy kennedy?


20 posted on 04/25/2013 7:16:27 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga; secret garden

Neaner, neaner.

I’m six hours closer to Friday than you are. .....


21 posted on 04/25/2013 7:19:49 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: NeoCaveman

Okay. A+ for you. I have a work evaluation today which is meaningless since none of us will get a raise.


22 posted on 04/25/2013 7:21:00 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

It could also be Lindsey Graham. A for you.


23 posted on 04/25/2013 7:22:43 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

No frost here. We are getting buds on the trees now and folks are planting flowers. Finally, I believe spring has come.


24 posted on 04/25/2013 8:07:02 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Oh, everything is getting verdant, but I would only plant hardy stuff now. Mid-May is the typical last frost.


25 posted on 04/25/2013 8:14:00 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Just have to cover them if there is a frost predicted.


26 posted on 04/25/2013 8:17:52 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga
a ruling class above the law. wasn’t that what we overthrew England to get rid of? we can do it again.

The next revolution will be more French.

Guillotines and what not.

27 posted on 04/25/2013 8:18:05 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: SoothingDave

verdant here, too.....all except the spot by the steps that Missy used repeatedly...when she could still get out....still miss her.


28 posted on 04/25/2013 8:18:49 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

I had gone all winter without getting a cold until now. Since we had some snow flurries and even some ice near the highways, causing lots of traffic fun today, I guess I can still call it winter.


29 posted on 04/25/2013 8:19:07 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: tioga

I’ve got one of those spots, too. From River, not from me. ;-)


30 posted on 04/25/2013 8:21:04 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

well that’s a relief.


31 posted on 04/25/2013 8:28:16 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden

It is 54 and cloudy-hope it stays that way. I got enough work over the last couple of days to make a little money for the first time in awhile, thank You, God.

This economy has just about destroyed rural small communities-we need to hand a pink slip to the US CEO, just as if he were CEO of Solindra or some other company or financial institution driven into the red by a greedy hired leader...

The ‘rats have no real direction-
No one knows what they’re doing
I wouldn’t really care, except
It is all of us they’re screwing

The stupid bills they introduce,
As plethoric as Obama’s speeches
Get passed before anyone sees
They give our money to leeches

Well, we don’t have any left-
Let’s hide and watch to see
What their Roman mob will do
When stuff is no longer free...


32 posted on 04/25/2013 8:31:59 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: tioga

No pun intended?


33 posted on 04/25/2013 8:38:54 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

you caught that? LOL


34 posted on 04/25/2013 8:41:38 AM PDT by tioga
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To: Texan5

A+ for you. Don’t you love how all of their pet constituencies are exempting themselves from odisastercare?


35 posted on 04/25/2013 11:26:15 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

36 posted on 04/25/2013 11:27:12 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

You were saving that, weren’t you? ;)


37 posted on 04/25/2013 11:39:19 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Thank you! Doesn’t tell a pretty story, does it?


38 posted on 04/25/2013 1:24:44 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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