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Word For The Day, Friday, June 27, 2014-- decant

Posted on 06/27/2014 5:00:20 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree

Word For The Day, Friday, June 27, 2014-- decant

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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".

decant [dih-kant]

hear it pronounced

verb, transitive (used with object)

1. to pour (wine or other liquid) gently so as not to disturb the sediment.
2. to pour (a liquid) from one container to another.
3. to rehouse (people) while their homes are being rebuilt or refurbished

Origin: 1625–35; < Medieval Latin dēcanthāre, equivalent to Latin dē- de- + Medieval Latin canth ( us ) spout, rim of a vessel ( Latin: iron band round a wheel < Greek kánthos corner of the eye, tire) + -āre infinitive suffix

History: 1630s, "pour off the clear liquid from a solution by gently tipping the vessel," originally an alchemical term, from Fr. decanter, from M.L. decanthare, from canthus "corner, lip of a jug," from Gk. kanthos "corner of the eye," on a perceived resemblance between the beaked lip of a jug and the corner of the eye.

Related forms

de•can•ta•tion [dee-kan-tey-shuh n] noun

Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.




TOPICS: Word For The Day
KEYWORDS: wordfortheday
Obama’s upside down strategy is to decant the dregs of Latin America into an overburdened USA.
1 posted on 06/27/2014 5:00:20 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

Subbing for tioga, who is still on the mend.


2 posted on 06/27/2014 5:01:50 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Dee and Sally have the same English Lit teacher, but Decant read too well.


3 posted on 06/27/2014 5:04:41 AM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I had to leave the liberal convention because I couldn’t stand de cant.


4 posted on 06/27/2014 5:16:58 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Hoodat
A++

gold

First response, first pun. Good morning!

5 posted on 06/27/2014 5:17:45 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: SoothingDave
A+++

silver

I had to leave the liberal convention because I couldn’t stand de cant.

At first I thought you were talking about Hillary and made a spelling error.

6 posted on 06/27/2014 5:19:53 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Obama is decanting the new wine of illegal immigrants into the old wineskin of high unemployment, in the hope that the change will burst open any remaining economic stability.


7 posted on 06/27/2014 5:30:52 AM PDT by Excellence (Marine mom since April 11, 2014)
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To: Excellence
A+++

bronze

Excellent, Excellence. And thanks to you and your family for your service to our country.

8 posted on 06/27/2014 5:34:24 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Speaking politically, of course, decant is what attracts de fools.


9 posted on 06/27/2014 5:41:57 AM PDT by SAJ
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To: SAJ

A+++
Dat’s de truth.


10 posted on 06/27/2014 5:57:41 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

that was a great sentence!


11 posted on 06/27/2014 6:09:15 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Excellence; TruthShallSetYouFree

and that’s an even better one! everyone is on FAHR today!


12 posted on 06/27/2014 6:10:14 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Haha - I caught that one!


13 posted on 06/27/2014 7:10:28 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Nice!


14 posted on 06/27/2014 7:22:40 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Thank you for subbing!

If you decant run or walk, you can always decant the wine bottle while you wait.


15 posted on 06/27/2014 7:31:55 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: TruthShallSetYouFree
Hill has been known to decant and enjoy an adult beverage.


16 posted on 06/27/2014 8:15:40 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; SoothingDave; TruthShallSetYouFree

Had my interview out at Dulles airport for my global entry pass, to hopefully expedite travel through security. xshub has the pass, and we need xsbaby’s passport before she can apply for it. this is for the London trip in oct.
xsboy is about to leave for bachelor party weekend in Ocean City, picking the affianced up at noon from his ofc. hopefully that will be fun but incident free. Groomsmen are flying in from San Diego and Florida for this. The weather is supposed to be great. I think a half day fishing charter is on the menu, as well as a trip to Atlantic City.


17 posted on 06/27/2014 8:21:01 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree; NeoCaveman
i have really not paid a ton of attention to the goings on in MS, but dang, this is serious biz.
18 posted on 06/27/2014 8:23:58 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Despite assertions to the contrary, this Administration has already enacted measures to decant youthful "undocumenteds" at various facilities all across the country (including in my own backyard) … There will be NO serious attempt to reunify them with their estranged parents —in their home countries at least— these prospective Democrat voters will take up permanent residence here, despite the fact that we really can't educate these kids or support the "families" with ever more deficit spending.

There's only so much that Conservative spokespersons like Sarah or Ted can do to focus attention on the issue; if the people in general don't wake up soon, then the 21st Cent. AD will mark the transition of America into something that those who established its Founding & fought for until now will no longer recognize.

19 posted on 06/27/2014 8:27:48 AM PDT by mikrofon (+^ Ti ^+ BUMP)
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To: xsmommy

What did they ask you during this interview?


20 posted on 06/27/2014 8:35:56 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: xsmommy

They quickly decided it was suicide, huh?


21 posted on 06/27/2014 8:40:53 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

It took me longer to walk from the parking lot to the ofc in the airport than it did for the interview. they took my pic, they took my fingerprints, they asked if i had ever been arrested for DUI or reckless driving, ever been convicted of a crime, where i worked, where i had traveled internationally in the past 5 years and why, and if i had any upcoming international travel. I walked in the door at home and checked and i was already approved.


22 posted on 06/27/2014 8:44:14 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

it strikes me as more plausibly a suicide than a murder. an atty facing charges is going to have that weighing heavily. the taking and distributing a surreptitious pic of an alzheimer patient sounds beyond scummy and if he had a part in that, it was not going to be a good thing for him.


23 posted on 06/27/2014 8:47:43 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I always wonder what that guy behind her is thinking. His expression is somewhat funny.


24 posted on 06/27/2014 9:32:24 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Obama wants congress to give
Millions to the Syrian cause
To arm some hand picked rebels-
Shouldn’t that give us pause?

Three years ago, he wouldn’t
Give funds in secretive quiet-
To decant the money gently
So as not to provoke a riot

But no, let’s just uncork it-
Make sure it’s flashy enough
To tempt every rival faction
To come rip off all our stuff...

Total insanity-does no one in congress realize all those tanks, rocket launchers, guns, etc actually are bought with OUR MONEY and so are actually just leased to someone else?


25 posted on 06/27/2014 9:38:29 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: NeoCaveman

He’s thinking “if she falls back and touches my junk, I’ll never be able to have children.”


26 posted on 06/27/2014 9:44:40 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
A++

Thank you for subbing!

Glad to help out.

27 posted on 06/27/2014 10:26:24 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: xsmommy

A+++
I’d go with “Waist-ed!”


28 posted on 06/27/2014 10:27:31 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: xsmommy

Yikes!


29 posted on 06/27/2014 10:30:08 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: mikrofon

A++++
A rare 4th “plus” for a truly outstanding contribution.


30 posted on 06/27/2014 10:32:02 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: Texan5

A+++
One of your best efforts!

We ought to hide GPS trackers in all of our military equipment. That way, when our “allies” surrender our stuff to the terrorists, we’ll know exactly where those bastards are.


31 posted on 06/27/2014 10:34:49 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Time to decant the wine & curl up with some summer reading:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3173067/posts

Happy weekend, all.


32 posted on 06/27/2014 10:47:12 AM PDT by MoochPooch (I'm a compassionate cynic.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Thank you!

I’m willing to bet all that equipment comes with GPS-for the price, it certainly should-and if it goes missing, we need to track it to wherever it is and send either armed drones or bombers with pissed off military pilots at the controls...


33 posted on 06/27/2014 11:11:47 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: MoochPooch

A++
I love a good book.
Decant take that away from me.


34 posted on 06/27/2014 11:14:12 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Heard that he had been ostracized since he was arrested. sad.


35 posted on 06/27/2014 11:42:10 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Probably but in politics you just never know. And yes, it was a dirty deed to even involve the wife.


36 posted on 06/27/2014 2:08:14 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I spent my day driving to and from Memphis to decant my child from college. She had a wonderful time and it was nice to see all the kids sad to say goodbye to each other. We drove through monsoons on the way home, which always makes the drive seem longer, so I am glad to be home, with all under one roof again. :)


37 posted on 06/27/2014 3:03:19 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

A+++
I found your tale of decanting your child from college and getting your family together heartwarming, for sedimental reasons.


38 posted on 06/27/2014 4:10:06 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Whenever I say decant, my physical therapist says decan.


39 posted on 06/27/2014 4:17:13 PM PDT by tioga (WFTD...be there or be square.)
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To: tioga

A++
Obama’s catch phrase should have been”Yes we can’t!”


40 posted on 06/27/2014 4:20:52 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: tioga

Tucan, decan, we all can!


41 posted on 06/27/2014 8:30:44 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Wine? did someone say wine?


42 posted on 06/30/2014 5:10:15 AM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: theDentist
Wine? did someone say wine?

Yeah, three days ago. It's all gone now.

43 posted on 06/30/2014 5:30:47 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (7 hard drives crashed at exactly the most opportune moment for the Regime. Coincidence?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Oh.

Luckily I brought more. You got a decanter?


44 posted on 06/30/2014 5:55:02 AM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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