elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,
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Forgetting Tuesday!

maunder [MAWN-der]

verb
1. To talk incoherently or aimlessly.
2. To move or act aimlessly or vaguely; wander.

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=maundering


You could say that people who sleeptalk usually maunder, although sometimes they say something useful.


fustigate [FUHS-ti-geyt]

verb
1. to cudgel; beat; punish severely.
2. to criticize harshly; castigate

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/fustigate?qsrc=2888


Unfortunately for Matt's cooking career, the prominent food critic who visited his new restaurant last night so powerfully fustigated his meal that business sharply decreased.



That's not actually a very good sentence. Ah well.
Sorry for not posting last week; I was at home for spring break and didn't have a lot of opportunities to use the internet.
Tags: f, m, verb
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