Skip to comments.Word for the Day, FRiday, June 21, 2013 - Excogitate
Posted on 06/21/2013 5:50:58 AM PDT by tioga
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.
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The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.
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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
almost the Fourth of July, too.
2. use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments;
- Example: "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
2. reflect deeply on a subject;
- Example: "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"
- Example: "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"
- Example: "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
FWIW, in Moby Thesaurus, cogitate is listed as a synonym of excogitate and excogitate is listed as a synonym of cogitate.
And it's be a Happier Summer if the PRESIDENT were to RESIGN for his FAILURE and his INEPT LEADERSHIP.
There, something for the NSA to read.
The NSA is going to be thrilled with our phone conversations and emails as we try to explain to one of our candidates that he didn't excogitate his plan to decline the offer that he already accepted because the govt is not moving fast enough to suit him. Idiot.
My team may have overexcogitated and that’s why they lost to the Heat. I still believe they are the better team.
I am flying tomorrow for the first time in over 12 years. I understand there are some new rules?
The mechanic told me he would have to excogitate my disgronifier, and it would cost me $1800.
We read that in book club a couple of years ago.
Now you’ve done it. Obama will be sending a team of IRS auditors soon.
Unintended consequences are the natural result of failure to excogitate.
I am blissfully ignorant of those wanting to run this year....but is it Rubio? Not a one of them who is mentioned interests me in the least. A++
Oh, how fun. I went for a long weekend with DH and a baby daughter once. Not a romantic weekend, he was in conferences all day, while I strolled the village. Loved the place.
Happy Anniversary! Let the romance begin.
Oh, dear. Poor little Northie West. A+++
Maybe they overheated? A++
At this point, I have no idea what the rules are. They change all the time. Good luck with that.
I’ll just bet there are some real Darwin winners who failed to excogitate their actions. A++
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