feathers&fables


LIUITDB- ROUND SEVEN
September 15, 2010, 11:51 am
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viviparous

1. Zoology . bringing forth living young rather than eggs, asmost mammals and some reptiles and fishes.

2. Botany . producing seeds that germinate on the plant.


LIUITDB- ROUND SIX
March 2, 2010, 2:57 am
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ornithology

n. the branch of zoology that deals with the study of birds.

(ca-caw!)


LIUITDB- ROUND FIVE
February 23, 2010, 6:25 am
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picaresque

1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or characterized by a form of prose fiction, originally developed in Spain, in which the adventures of an engagingly roguish hero are described in a series of usually humorous or satiric episodes that often depict,in realistic detail, the everyday life of the common people: picaresque novel; picaresque hero.

2. of, pertaining to, or resembling rogues.


(e.g.  Don Quixote, Ignatius O’Reilly, Eva Luna)



LIUITDB- ROUND FOUR
January 21, 2010, 12:18 am
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lacuna

1. a blank space, a missing part, a gap.

2. (biology) a small opening, depression, or cavity in an anatomical structure.

(in my brain)



LIUITDB- ROUND THREE
January 12, 2010, 6:26 am
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loquacity
1. the state of being loquacious; talkativeness; garrulity

2. an instance of talkativeness or garrulity; a loquacious flow of talk; ” the sherry increased my flow of loquacity.”

hear. hear. xx



LIUITDB- ROUND TWO
January 7, 2010, 12:12 am
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anomie

1. social instability caused by erosion of standards and values.

2. alienation and purposelessness experienced by a person or a class as a result of a lack of standards, values or ideals.

{also anomic– socially disoriented}



LOOK IT UP IN THE DICTIONARY BITCH- ROUND ONE
January 5, 2010, 5:53 am
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chimera

1. greek myth- female monster with lions head, goats body, serpents tail

2. impossible idea or hope