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Word For The Day, Thursday, August 22, 2013 – coaptation
dictionaries ad nauseam | 22 August 2013 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 08/22/2013 4:22:19 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".

coaptation \koh-ap-TEY-shuhn\, noun
a joining or adjustment of parts to one another: the coaptation of a broken bone.

Example sentences:
...though nothing be declared thereby of the structure and coaptation of the spring, wheels, balance, etc. and the manner how they act on one another so as to make the needle point out the true time of day.
-- Aldous Huxley, Complete Essays, Vol. 4, 1936-1938

Harding approved entirely, and it was decided that the two wounds should be dressed without attempting to close them by immediate coaptation.
-- Jules Verne, The Mysterious Island, 1874

Etymology:
Coaptation stems from the Latin word coaptātiō which meant "a precise joining together."

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 08/22/2013 4:22:19 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 08/22/2013 4:22:58 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Good morning!


3 posted on 08/22/2013 5:16:39 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

Good morning from CA. It’s early here.


4 posted on 08/22/2013 5:17:58 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden

The coaptation of Obamacare into our health care system is not going well.


5 posted on 08/22/2013 5:20:39 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden

Every same-sex cohabitation
Ignores the laws of coaptation
He fits her, she fits him
That is nature, not some whim
It’s how God maintains His civilization


6 posted on 08/22/2013 5:27:28 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
i don't know who can bring it about in 2016, but there needs to be a coaptation of conservatives. Otherwise, every one of us will face this kind of thing on a daily basis.
7 posted on 08/22/2013 5:28:28 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden
The Obama Regime survives through a cunning coaptation of insincerity, intimidation, and inveterate infractions of the Law of the Land.


America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

8 posted on 08/22/2013 5:42:43 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: secret garden
Manning wants a coaptation paid for by Unlce Sam and a pardon too.
9 posted on 08/22/2013 5:54:47 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

seems to me you recently admitted to being a woman as well.... LMAO!!!


10 posted on 08/22/2013 5:55:58 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Too late and politics won’t change it.

100 years of Gramsci and Marcuse doesn’t get overturned by one election.

The Cultural Marxists won.


11 posted on 08/22/2013 5:56:01 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

i know, i have pretty much given up.


12 posted on 08/22/2013 5:56:38 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Bite me.


13 posted on 08/22/2013 5:57:29 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

LMAO! that was toooo perfect.


14 posted on 08/22/2013 5:58:04 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden
The coaptation involving a 14 year old boy and a police officer is just plain sick. Just proof our society is warped beyond repair. They murdered the boy's father, may he RIP.
15 posted on 08/22/2013 6:34:47 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy
Things will not improve from where we are. Are only hope for things to get better is for them to get much worse first.

Just like with Obamacare. It needs to happen in order for it to unhappen.

It's times like these that we turn to George Costanza:

G: I don't want hope. Hope is killing me. My dream is to become hopeless. When you're hopeless don't care. When you don't care, that indifference makes you attractive.

J:-So hopelessness is the key.

G:-It's my only hope.

16 posted on 08/22/2013 7:06:12 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

so true, so deep.


17 posted on 08/22/2013 7:13:20 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave
pretty much decided on this for my light fixture over the kitchen table. yesterday i had to pick the paint color, bc Al wants his guys to paint tomorrow before hanging the cabinets. he is having a colonoscopy tomorrow and wants to leave them something to do without needing his supervision. i have picked a color called spun sugar, it's kind of peachy.


18 posted on 08/22/2013 7:15:51 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Hi Truthy! This is my good morning song.
19 posted on 08/22/2013 7:23:05 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

That would look good over a pool table, too.


20 posted on 08/22/2013 7:23:14 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Good morning!
21 posted on 08/22/2013 7:23:48 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

A for you.


22 posted on 08/22/2013 7:24:25 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

“Can’t we all just coaptate?”


23 posted on 08/22/2013 7:24:42 AM PDT by mikrofon (< /RK >)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Is there any hope left for our world? I told my daughter last night that I am so fed up with the daily assaults on morals and decency. I said they hit you with it over and over, tell you that you have to tolerate it, until it becomes commonplace and you’re regarded as a bigot or freak for thinking some things are just wrong. A+ for you, now I’m going to listen to Mandisa again.


24 posted on 08/22/2013 7:28:27 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: mikrofon
A for you.
25 posted on 08/22/2013 7:29:03 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy
In the middle of my ranting, I got my ribbons mixed up. A+ for you.
26 posted on 08/22/2013 7:30:39 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: ConorMacNessa
A for you. Time for another uplifting song.
27 posted on 08/22/2013 7:35:18 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NeoCaveman

So it was a plan to get free surgery. Sad. A+ for you.


28 posted on 08/22/2013 7:36:25 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

Babylon, all around us. A+ for you.


29 posted on 08/22/2013 7:38:27 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

Love it!


30 posted on 08/22/2013 7:39:30 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden; SoothingDave
me too! another possibility, but i think i like the other one better.

yes, they do show these tiffany style lamps for pool tables, card tables etc. I never would have thought i would go for something like this but it's really speaking to me ; )

31 posted on 08/22/2013 8:18:45 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

that is precisely what is going on and it is just demoralizing and debilitating.


32 posted on 08/22/2013 8:21:23 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Thats pretty.

I have individual haning lights in a line, three over the counter, and three over the halfwall.

Hopefully nothing happens to them because like the cobalt tile I used in the Bathroom, at the old house, they stopped making this particular one.


33 posted on 08/22/2013 8:45:25 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy

The other one is nicer. Just my opinion.


34 posted on 08/22/2013 8:46:30 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

yes, i said i liked the other one better.


35 posted on 08/22/2013 9:10:54 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: hobbes1

that sounds nice, very HGTVish ; )


36 posted on 08/22/2013 9:11:39 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

I just have to shake my head
Every time I chance to hear
Some space cadet opining
A happy coaptation is near

The lithium-voiced assurances
That all can mend their ways
If we just embrace insanity,
From terrorists to “gays”

I’ve said these delusional ones
Might re-direct their thinking
By setting down both that bong
And the koolaid they’re drinking...


37 posted on 08/22/2013 9:12:45 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: xsmommy

I like the first one, but that is just me.


38 posted on 08/22/2013 9:15:11 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: xsmommy

It should go with your mission style furniture. Is that what your kitchen table is?


39 posted on 08/22/2013 9:21:07 AM PDT by tioga
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To: Texan5

like i said, me too. but i do want to go to some lighting places this weekend and see if i can see this stuff in the flesh so to speak. Hard to really tell what it looks like, though i do love how it looks in the pic.


40 posted on 08/22/2013 9:21:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

huh, they look the same to me, I would go with the cheaper one. LOL


41 posted on 08/22/2013 9:23:15 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

yes, that’s what i thought too.


42 posted on 08/22/2013 9:24:57 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

the shape of the fixture is slightly different and there is more color in the glass on the first one, the second is just a cream color. Only $20 diff between them.


43 posted on 08/22/2013 9:26:44 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga
this is the paint color.
44 posted on 08/22/2013 9:28:37 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

That is nice looking too, but I like the color for a family kitchen.


45 posted on 08/22/2013 9:38:02 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

It looks pinkish on my monitor. Maybe it’s the lighting. I want to do a warm gold in my DR and a light tan or ecru in my family room because we have the burgundy leather couches in there. Paint is cheaper than new flooring. ;)


46 posted on 08/22/2013 9:41:55 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

well it says on there, orange family. just hoping it’s not SU orange when its up!


47 posted on 08/22/2013 9:48:17 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

even paint makes me nervous though. i don’t know how people do those dark statement colors, like a burgundy or a dark green.


48 posted on 08/22/2013 9:49:44 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Texan5

Amen, amen, amen. A+ for you!


49 posted on 08/22/2013 9:52:39 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

I hosted Mom’s 100th birthday celebration with my surviving cousins yesterday. I haven’t seen some of them for 10 years. They all live in various parts of CA, and all came from families with intact marriages. Their kids, however, don’t even want to get married. However, that does not stop them from having babies. Now, these relationships are 4 and 5 years old. How do you live with someone for 5 years, have a baby, and never discuss marriage?

I’m the oldest. Therefore my kids are older than theirs, and they are all in intact, long marriages. But, is this what I’m going to face when my grandchildren are of marriageable age? No marriages?


50 posted on 08/22/2013 9:54:58 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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