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Word For The Day, Thursday, May 16, 2013 requite
dictionaries ad nauseam | 16 May 2013 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 05/16/2013 4:41:26 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".

requite\rih-KWYTE\ verb
1. to make return for : repay
2. to make retaliation for : avenge
3. to make suitable return to for a benefit or service or for an injury

Example sentences:
Beautiful but malevolent, Maude requited Sydney's love with scorn and treachery.

"Odds are that O’Brien's flare-up of romantic love for Amanda won't be requited."
— From a movie review by John Wirt in The Advocate (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), November 16, 2012

Etymology:
You might be familiar with the phrase "unrequited love." Love that has not been requited is love that has not been returned or paid back in kind, which brings us to the common denominator in the above definitions for "requite"—the idea of repayment,recompense, or retribution. The "quite" in "requite" is a now obsolete English verb meaning "to set free, discharge, or repay." ("Quite" is also related to the English verb "quit," the oldest meanings of which include "to pay up" and "to set free.") "Quiten," the Middle English source of "quite," can be traced back through Anglo-French to Latin "quietus" ("quiet" or "at rest"), a word which is also an ancestor of the English word "quiet."

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 05/16/2013 4:41:26 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 05/16/2013 4:43:17 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Ugh. Requiet outside right now.....

Except fer them birds!


3 posted on 05/16/2013 4:56:59 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
A for you!
4 posted on 05/16/2013 5:20:57 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
AG WitHolder will not requite anyone's knowledge for truth.

As the nation’s top law enforcement official, Eric Holder is privy to all kinds of sensitive information. But he seems to be proud of how little he knows.

5 posted on 05/16/2013 5:31:18 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman
Uh, my dept's too big, uh, I need another commission, uh, stop asking about the buildings my wife owns, uh, Emilio who? A+ for you.
6 posted on 05/16/2013 5:47:19 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE; secret garden

requite - “how many times do I have to tell you kids to stop shouting!”


7 posted on 05/16/2013 5:51:57 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: secret garden
probably too much to hope that the MSM will requite their pushing for his reelection.
8 posted on 05/16/2013 5:53:32 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: MrB
A for you. I can still hear my mother saying: "Good NIGHT girls! I said GOOD NIGHT!"
9 posted on 05/16/2013 5:56:13 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy
A+ for you. And no, they won't admit it.
10 posted on 05/16/2013 5:58:15 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

it wants me to sign up for something to read the story, but the title looked hilarious.


11 posted on 05/16/2013 6:04:34 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

There will be no requite to the American people for the offenses of the obama Administration until Obamacare is repealed .


12 posted on 05/16/2013 6:07:49 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: xsmommy

Oh no, sorry, it’s the Chicago Trib comparing obama to Mr. Tumnus, the fawn.


13 posted on 05/16/2013 6:10:15 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

that kills me!!


14 posted on 05/16/2013 6:10:50 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: afraidfortherepublic
There's a vote today in the House. A for you.
15 posted on 05/16/2013 6:11:42 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
googled it and found it without the sign up page, for anyone else having that problem.
16 posted on 05/16/2013 6:13:10 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Obama is quick to requite
Any mortal who gives him a fight
If you haven’t “bought it”
He calls for an audit
Rejoicing in malice and spite


17 posted on 05/16/2013 6:52:04 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

Mister who the what?


18 posted on 05/16/2013 6:57:56 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave; TruthShallSetYouFree; NeoCaveman; Robert A. Cook, PE
how strong are yinz?
19 posted on 05/16/2013 7:21:19 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave
Mr. Tumnus, you big silly


20 posted on 05/16/2013 7:23:37 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

OK. Didn’t know a name for him.


21 posted on 05/16/2013 7:51:46 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden
Evan Mathis requites the IRS sign saying "Audit this".


22 posted on 05/16/2013 8:48:51 AM PDT by tioga
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Here, here! A+ for you!


23 posted on 05/16/2013 8:55:35 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

OLs are usually much...bulkier. A+ for you


24 posted on 05/16/2013 8:59:23 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

25 posted on 05/16/2013 9:00:33 AM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet)
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To: JoeProBono

OMG....I am guessing she’s not worth it. Neither one of them.


26 posted on 05/16/2013 9:08:05 AM PDT by tioga
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To: JoeProBono

That woman is stupid times two. First she dates a loser(I’m guessing here) and then she allows photographic evidence to be produced to incriminate herself. A+ for you.


27 posted on 05/16/2013 9:09:42 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

At least she can spell. From what I have seen on FB, it’s rare.


28 posted on 05/16/2013 9:13:14 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden
We quite know how Elmer tries to wequite that wascally wabbit…
29 posted on 05/16/2013 9:21:08 AM PDT by mikrofon (Bugs is a Wepubwican?)
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To: mikrofon

Ssssh, he’s huntin’ a scwewy wabbit. A+ for you! Cartoons are not what they used to be.


30 posted on 05/16/2013 9:23:30 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Misty and 68 in the woods, but it is going to get well into the 80’s, so I put new filters in the AC system and turned it on...

Obama owning the IRS
Should not surprise anyone-
For both Nixon and Clinton
That was part of their fun

An audit here, a fine there
The public trashing of a name-
No wonder so many are so hot
To requite Obama with the same

And as for spying on the press,
They woke up, and made a scene-
So, since Obama is playing Nixon
Who gets cast as Haldeman or Dean?


31 posted on 05/16/2013 9:27:00 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: secret garden; tioga; JoeProBono

That is dumb-why broadcast your lapse of reason in public when there are sooo many covert ways to get the point across-ways that won’t get you fined/sued for malicious mischief...


32 posted on 05/16/2013 9:35:05 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: Texan5

Bet she posted the pics of her doing this on her FB page. Like that will attract a man. LOL


33 posted on 05/16/2013 9:38:39 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden

How is the puppy doing today? And out of curiosity, what do your other pets think of his neckwear?


34 posted on 05/16/2013 9:40:16 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

Is the new puppy settling in well?


35 posted on 05/16/2013 9:41:40 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

Like I said, dumb-airing dirty laundry that way, like some silly reality show diva-she should have asked a woman like me, experienced in the art of subtle and effective revenge. That public spray paint tantrum shows no class whatsoever...


36 posted on 05/16/2013 9:47:22 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: Texan5

A+ for you! We have been holding out on turning on the AC and just using fans at night. The spouse’s allergies are driving him crazy. Bush honeysuckle is done blooming but blackberries are flowering now and cottonwood is blowing like crazy. Little dog is more like himself every day. I’m still carrying him up and down the stairs but he has bolted and done them on his own. Big dog seems to need more attention lately but he’s not bothering Oliver. The cat, as usual, is aloof to all of it.


37 posted on 05/16/2013 10:22:53 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Texan5

Buffy the Dandelion Slayer had one bad day on Tuesday. She is settling in and ruling the house already. No kennel over night last night. DH put her doggie bed outside our bedroom door where she was on guard all night. He put one of her training pads next to it and she used it. She escorted me to the bathroom when I got up. Otherwise, she was silent and slept. Good dog. She is getting playful. She ran in circles last night around the coffee table leaping over a throw pillow on the floor as she did. Her ears were flowing back and she put on the speed. I laughed myself silly. She is rejecting my lap to lay on the floor at my feet. She only wanted my lap on Tuesday. She will go eat when she’s hungry, even without me standing there to keep her company. All in all, she is taking over. I think that means she is adjusting.


38 posted on 05/16/2013 10:28:32 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden

Thank you!

Your cat is doing what cats do best-watch in plain sight while feigning indifference...

I’ve been just using fans here, but when the days are up to near 90, with humidity as high as it is now, then I bow to the weather and turn on the AC. I keep it at 80-82 anyway-I’ve always heard it is better for your immune system health to keep the inside and outside temperatures as close as you can and be comfortable-I also keep the furnace at 60-63 in the winter.


39 posted on 05/16/2013 11:15:05 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

She’s not adjusting-she’s taking over, like pets are supposed to-she sounds like a charmer.


40 posted on 05/16/2013 11:20:12 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: Texan5

Then it’s me that’s adjusting. LOL I figured out how to get my steps in today without leaving her in the kennel. I am fast walking in place and have over 6000 steps doing that. For my health program through DH’s work, I have a step counter that I download to a website that keeps track. When I meet my goal for the year, I get $200 in health care bonus money. I didn’t want to leave her the first few days, so I had to adjust. RME


41 posted on 05/16/2013 11:42:07 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

It’s getting too hot for a lap dog anyway. ;)


42 posted on 05/16/2013 11:52:16 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave; NeoCaveman
i have one question...why?
43 posted on 05/16/2013 11:54:28 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden; Texan5; tioga

Julius is pretty huge for a lapdog, but he will still climb up on me! but now that it’s finally gotten warm here, he and Chan will stick to the hardwood floors, it keeps them cooler.


44 posted on 05/16/2013 11:55:50 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Horrifying.

Only thing that could make it worse would be if it was Helen Thomas.


45 posted on 05/16/2013 11:56:15 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

i mean she was NEVER a sex symbol at ANY point, right? i just thought it was the most odd choice for a topless painting.


46 posted on 05/16/2013 11:57:13 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

That’s cool-savings are good. Is it a weight loss or a fitness program, or does it come with a gym membership?


47 posted on 05/16/2013 12:01:57 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: xsmommy

How much does he weigh? Yeti boy is a 22 lb furball, but that doesn’t keep him from getting onto the chair with me when Titus or Midget girl aren’t occupying that space, and mashing my legs while he purrs happily...


48 posted on 05/16/2013 12:13:36 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: xsmommy
#Caps’ star winger Alex Ovechkin played with a fractured left foot in Games 6, 7 against #NYR http://wapo.st/12ymf10
Yikes.
49 posted on 05/16/2013 12:13:47 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

Bea Arthur WHAT in a painting?


50 posted on 05/16/2013 12:14:53 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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