New Pics. Enjoy!
Some new pics from a weekend trip to Cincinnati. The panoramas were shot from the Carew Tower. Enjoy!
365 Photo Journey
According to Merriam-Webster, a Gallicism is:
- a characteristic French idiom or expression appearing in another language.
- a French trait.
I might use the word Gallicism in a sentence like this:
The petite bourgeoisie trot out worn Gallicisms in gauche mimicry of the haute monde.
According to Merriam-Webster, effluvium means:
- an invisible emanation, especially, an offensive exhalation or smell.
- a by-product especially in the form of waste.
I might use the word effluvium in a sentence like this:
The effluvium issuing forth from the kitty litter box is a sure sign that it desperately needs to be cleaned.
According to Merriam-Webster, tendentious means:
- Strongly favoring a particular point of view in a way that may cause argument.
- Expressing a strong opinion.
I might use the word tendentious in a sentence like this:
The loathsome, greasy, tendentious individual standing before me enthusiastically endorses Donald Trump’s candidacy.
According to Merriam-Webster, tenebrous means:
- shut off from the light (dark or murky)
- hard to understand, obscure
- causing gloom
I might use the word tenebrous like this:
My prison cell on death row was foreboding and tenebrous. Anxiously, I awaited news of the governor’s pardon.