02 June 2014

Vocab 6/3/14 (FPFTP)

conduit (n) -- a pipe or channel for conveying fluids, such as water

magnanimous (adj.) -- courageously noble in mind and heart

onomatopoeia (n) -- the formation or use of words such as buzz or murmur that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to
Usage Note: Adjectival and adverbial forms consist of the following variants: on•o•mat•o•poe•ic (-tic) and on•o•mat•o•poe•ic•al•ly (-poe•tic•al•ly)

garrulous (adj.) -- given to excessive and often trivial or rambling talk; tiresomely talkative

loquacious (adj.) -- very talkative; garrulous

quaggy (adj.) -- resembling a marsh; soggy

addlepated (adj.) -- befuddled; confused

flout (v) -- to show contempt for; scorn

clientele (n) -- the clients of a professional person or practice considered as a group

client (n) -- the party for which professional services are rendered, as by an attorney

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