sitzmark

23 Jan

Skiing. an impression made in the snow by a skier falling backward. a sunken area in the snow marking a backward fall of a skier.

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forensic

20 Jan

1. When a forensic analysis is done, objects are examined scientifically in order to discover information about a crime.

2. pertaining to, connected with, or used in courts of law or public discussion and debate.

3. adapted or suited to argumentation; rhetorical.

4. forensics, (used with a singular or plural verb) the art or study of argumentation and formal debate.

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bellwether

20 Jan

a person or thing that shows the existence or direction of a trend; index.

a wether or other male sheep that leads the flock, usually bearing a bell.
a person or thing that assumes the leadership or forefront, as of a profession or industry: Paris is a bellwether of the fashion industry.

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kerflooey

19 Jan

Informal. to cease functioning, especially suddenly and completely; fall apart; fail: As soon as the storm hit, every light in town went kerflooey.

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cowardly

17 Jan

1. lacking courage; contemptibly timid.

2. characteristic of or befitting a coward; despicably mean, covert, or unprincipled:

Examples:

a cowardly attack on a weak, defenseless man.

There was also no shortage of heroic and cowardly behavior as well as many things in between.

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flumadiddle

15 Jan

1. utter nonsense.

2. worthless frills.

Flumadiddle is an Americanism that arose in the 1840s as a combination of flummery, meaning “complete nonsense,” and diddle, meaning “to fool with.”

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inveigle

12 Jan

1. to entice, lure, or ensnare by flattery or artful talk or inducements (usually followed by into): to inveigle a person into playing bridge.
2. to acquire, win, or obtain by beguiling talk or methods (usually followed by from or away): to inveigle a theater pass from a person.

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