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Word For The Day, Thursday, July 11, 2013 – accrete
dictionaries ad nauseam | 7/11 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 07/11/2013 4:48:43 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".

accrete \uh-KREET\ , verb
1. to grow together; adhere (usually followed by to).
2. to add, as by growth.
adjective
1. Botany. grown together.

Example sentences:
Most things accrete that don't gradually crumble, rust or evaporate.
-- Iain M. Banks, The Hydrogen Sonata, 2012

...a long history, in the course of which it seems to grow, to accrete difficulties, and to merge and overlap with other problems, so that an attempt to solve the single problem appears hopeless without an assault…
-- Renata Adler, Pitch Dark, 1983

Etymology:
Entering English in the late 1700s, accrete is a backformation of the noun accretion from the Latin word accrēscere meaning "to grow."

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 07/11/2013 4:48:43 AM PDT by secret garden
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To: secret garden; Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; Conspiracy Guy; Laura Earl; ...

Rise and shine!


2 posted on 07/11/2013 4:51:17 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Morning, you just caught me before my morning walk. Hoping to get it it as rain is threatening. Still have to walk the puppy when she finishes breakfast.


3 posted on 07/11/2013 5:10:25 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden

As Obama’s disasters accrete
Race relations will roil in defeat
After Zimmerman’s trialed
Barry’s “sons” will run wild
And take the fake fight to the street


4 posted on 07/11/2013 5:19:33 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

The wound in my knee has accreted, but it still hurts.

Moreover, I know somebody who had their knee replaced 2 weeks before mine, and hers still hasn’t fully accreted.


5 posted on 07/11/2013 5:42:29 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden

Good Morning.


6 posted on 07/11/2013 6:20:04 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: secret garden

couch potatoes sometimes accrete to the couch and need to be surgically removed! hour and a half to get in this AM, there was an accident on the 14th st bridge.


7 posted on 07/11/2013 6:27:41 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: hobbes1
Your team is harboring terrorist sympathizers?
8 posted on 07/11/2013 6:47:58 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
A hostile exchange took place in the courtroom today where George Zimmerman is on trial for second degree murder as Judge Debra Nelson questioned the defendant about his plans to testify.
Nelson reminded Zimmerman that he has the “absolute right to remain silent” if he so desires and proceeded to ask him whether he was prepared to testify. Defense attorney Don West twice objected to the question, but was overruled by Nelson, who explained, “The court is entitled to inquire if Mr. Zimmerman’s determination [sic] as to whether or not he wants to testify.” 
The judge then began asking Zimmerman how much time he requires to determine whether or not he would like to testify. West again objected to the question and asked for more time to speak with his client, prompting Judge Nelson to raise her voice and exclaim, “Your objection is overruled!”
The tension escalated as another of Zimmerman’s defense attorneys, Mark O’Mara, was overheard asking under his breath, “What is going on?”
Kathi Belich, a journalist following the trial for a local news channel, tweeted her surprise at the line of questioning, writing “I have never seen that in more than 30 years of court reporting.”

Should this woman be on the Bench?

they ran Sheriff Lee out of his job for handling the case properly. I smell a lawsuit there.

9 posted on 07/11/2013 6:50:15 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

well if it goes against him, she will have given him grounds to appeal.


10 posted on 07/11/2013 6:54:51 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: hobbes1

haven’t really been following this, is the judge black?


11 posted on 07/11/2013 6:55:20 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

No, white.


12 posted on 07/11/2013 7:00:44 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy

Its funny, because all along, Ive been trying to decide, if shes an idiot, or surreptitiously trying to do that very thing.

Several times along the way, shes done things that reek of...for lack of a better word, malpractice.


13 posted on 07/11/2013 7:02:59 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy
haven’t really been following this, is the judge black?

No. Black is beautiful.


14 posted on 07/11/2013 7:04:19 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: hobbes1
Several times along the way, she's done things that reek of...for lack of a better word, malpractice.

"Malfeasance" might be a better word.

15 posted on 07/11/2013 7:06:08 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

That one had occured, I thought about coining maljurisprudence.


16 posted on 07/11/2013 7:21:41 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: secret garden

Accrete

I called the wastewater treatment plant and someone (the chef?) in their cafeteria gave me this:

It appears to mean something from the floating Island of Crete. You got your basic accrete where Cretes get together, then there’s crooked Cretes called con cretes which are some hard characters, there’s dis cretes who know how to keep their big mouths shut and not dis anyone, sailors there are se cretes which looks a lot like se crets so maybe they’s dis cretes too or


17 posted on 07/11/2013 7:24:22 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: xsmommy

Yup.


18 posted on 07/11/2013 7:26:05 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: secret garden

The GZ trial judge has apparently decided to accrete the charges available to the jury to ensure some sort of conviction in the case…


19 posted on 07/11/2013 7:42:20 AM PDT by mikrofon (Judge Hoodie)
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To: secret garden

I saw a bunch of clams accreting together yesterday on our boat tour of Assateague. Saw some herds of the wild ponies. Then in town got to feed and pet a few of them.

Went over and back on the Chesapeake Bay bridge tunnel bridge tunnel bridge. A pretty amazing bit of engineering.


20 posted on 07/11/2013 7:44:26 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga
Good morning!
21 posted on 07/11/2013 7:57:36 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
No. Black is beautiful.

Yes, it is Truthy, yes it is...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HW3egieH3qY

Ironically,this Black, is White.

22 posted on 07/11/2013 7:57:44 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
A+ for you!
23 posted on 07/11/2013 7:58:17 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
A for you. Stick with your PT and you will heal. Surely it is better than before the surgery?
24 posted on 07/11/2013 7:59:43 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: hobbes1
Howdy tiger.
25 posted on 07/11/2013 8:00:56 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

I don’t know how you put up with all that traffic. A for you!


26 posted on 07/11/2013 8:01:42 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: hobbes1

Somebody forget to tell her that the way to indicate that you are enjoying a particular food is to rub the tummy, not the tetas.


27 posted on 07/11/2013 8:02:38 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: hobbes1

She seems hostile at best.


28 posted on 07/11/2013 8:02:55 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: count-your-change

I think you’ve been talking with cretins. A for you!


29 posted on 07/11/2013 8:04:23 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: mikrofon

It is getting weird, isn’t it? A for you.


30 posted on 07/11/2013 8:05:34 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

How fun! A for you. Are you going to get Sarah a pony?


31 posted on 07/11/2013 8:06:23 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Ha! She wishes.


32 posted on 07/11/2013 8:21:27 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

That’s incretinible!


33 posted on 07/11/2013 9:06:57 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Yes, indeed.

She was quite the vivacious morning news anchor.....


34 posted on 07/11/2013 9:50:25 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: secret garden
A for you. Stick with your PT and you will heal. Surely it is better than before the surgery?

Better? The most that I can say is that it's different. I am not using a cane anymore, however. But, I still am aware of foreign body in my leg! LOL. It doesn't hurt much anymore, except when I stand up after being seated for a while.

My doctor says that when I forget all about it, it will be time to have the othe one done. It's been 3 months, and I'm not there yet.

35 posted on 07/11/2013 10:31:27 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I think you would need at least 6 months in between. My MIL had them done almost a year apart.


36 posted on 07/11/2013 10:34:10 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

That’s what I’m told. At the rate I’m going with my recovery, 6 months should be about right. I don’t know why I thought this would be easier, but I was surprised at how difficult it has been.


37 posted on 07/11/2013 10:39:31 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden

Home from errands and a bid-

It seems Obama’s minions wake
To a brand new world each day-
When no one buys their crap
They just pitch it a new way

Obamascare bombed-and badly
So they repackaged it again-
Favors accreted with unions
And we didn’t want it then

They kiss up to corporations
Which is no different at all
Either way, the die is cast
They’re going into free fall...


38 posted on 07/11/2013 12:00:22 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: Texan5

Very true. Just the sheer number of exclusions granted at the outset should have raised red flags. A+ for you.


39 posted on 07/11/2013 12:51:57 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Accretins.

40 posted on 07/11/2013 6:02:23 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: martin_fierro

Absolutely. A+ for you.


41 posted on 07/11/2013 8:38:22 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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