Thursday, June 08, 2006

Thursday Thirteen # 10



13 Definitions  A-M

These are not everyday words for me so trust me, my brain has 13 new wrinkles now.   *s*   How many of these definitions are new ones for you?


1. The condition of being temporarily set aside
2. A building containing public baths
3. small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
4. a gray volcanic rock containing plagioclase, quartz, & crystalline minerals
5. joyously unrestrained
6. a bright spot on a planet
7. a cushion on a throne for a prince in India
8. relating to the deepest parts of the ocean (below 6000 meters)
9. the language or speech of one individual at a particular period in life
10. tough-skinned purple grape-like tropical fruit grown in Brazil
11.valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation
12. Old World terrestrial lizard
13. large-eared grayish bat of southern California and northwestern Mexico



And the words are:

1. abeyant
2. bagnio
3. cabriolet
4. dacite
5. ebullient
6. facula
7. gaddi
8. hadal
9. idiolect
10. jaboticaba
11. kanaf
12. lacertid
13. macrotus

22 Comments:

At 2:42 AM, Blogger Wystful1 said...

How many are new to me? All of 'em.

Come by and pick up any or all of my T 13 banners-headers!!

 
At 4:41 AM, Blogger Lazy Daisy said...

So glad to know these aren't regular vocabulary words with you. My TT is up and it smells!

 
At 5:07 AM, Blogger Reverberate58 said...

All are new ones for me too! No wonder you have 13 new wrinkles!!

My t13 is up!

 
At 5:21 AM, Blogger Uisce said...

I've been called an idiolect... or something like that.

 
At 7:01 AM, Blogger Susan said...

GREAT list....grow those dendrites...and ours too!!

My TT is up here.

 
At 7:14 AM, Blogger Carmen said...

You're like a word-a-day calendar! :)

 
At 8:21 AM, Blogger Mary said...

Brand new - all of them! Those are great!

My list is up too!

 
At 9:17 AM, Blogger Ginger said...

Great list - all but one of them stumped me and I've been studying freaking terminology for months!

Have a great day :)

I love your meme from yesterday :) I might have to borrow it ;)

 
At 9:19 AM, Blogger Heather/SHTEZQ said...

that is so neat i new non of them eitherHappy TT!

 
At 11:57 AM, Blogger mar said...

I only knew 2, 3, 5. Thanks for a wonderful, educative TT! and thanks blogger, I think it is letting me comment right now!

 
At 1:15 PM, Blogger Laura said...

I used to read the dictionary when I was a kid....a former state level spelling bee champ here.....7 of the words are vaguely familiar. maybe I need to practice using them in a sentence. I like your list.
my tt is up.

 
At 1:48 PM, Blogger Mom Nancy said...

Wow! interesting words. Very interesting!

Thanks for visiting my TT.

 
At 7:33 PM, Blogger Pink Chihuahua Princess said...

Gosh, I feel so unwell read. Is unwell a word? Anyway, I didn't know any of these!

 
At 7:37 PM, Anonymous catherine said...

My blogging is abeyant while I visit the bagnio.

 
At 8:41 PM, Blogger PowersTwinB said...

well dhammm I didnt know any of these...this is way above my brain power for Friday am...and I mean early am..lol thanks for visiting my TT today, blogspot had been down all day, so am just getting around

 
At 9:22 PM, Blogger Janice (5 Minutes for Mom) said...

didn't know any of them - and I wont remember them either LOL

 
At 1:20 AM, Anonymous Lifecruiser said...

Well, lets just say that Cabriolet were the only one I even heard of!

 
At 6:46 AM, Anonymous Karen said...

good thing you gave us the words! if it was a quiz, I was just going to click on by... can you say obscure?

 
At 4:50 PM, Blogger Barbara said...

I knew two of them, #3 and #5. That was a tough list.
Say, I knew the same ones as Mar!

 
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