13 July 2007

It All Adds Up

tyr·an·ny (tĭr'ə-nē) pronunciation
n., pl. -nies.
  1. A government in which a single ruler is vested with absolute power.
  2. The office, authority, or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler.
  3. Absolute power, especially when exercised unjustly or cruelly: “I have sworn . . . eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man” (Thomas Jefferson).
    1. Use of absolute power.
    2. A tyrannical act.
  4. Extreme harshness or severity; rigor.
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Main Entry: imbecile
Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: stupid
Synonyms: asinine, backward, deranged, dim-witted, dull, fatuous, feeble-minded, foolish, half-witted, idiotic, imbecilic, inane, ludicrous, moronic, retarded, simple, simpleminded, slow, thick, witless
Antonyms: genius
Source: Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.3.1)
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MSNBC Obvious Bush: yes, we did something illegal. Now, let's move on. Nothing to see here. We're walking, we're walking

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lie2 () pronunciation
n.
  1. A false statement deliberately presented as being true; a falsehood.
  2. Something meant to deceive or give a wrong impression.

v., lied, ly·ing ('ĭng), lies. v.intr.
  1. To present false information with the intention of deceiving.
  2. To convey a false image or impression: Appearances often lie.
v.tr.

To cause to be in a specific condition or affect in a specific way by telling falsehoods: You have lied yourself into trouble.

idiom:

lie through one's teeth

  1. To lie outrageously or brazenly.

[Middle English, from Old English lyge.]


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Main Entry: unconscionable
Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: immoral
Synonyms: amoral, barbarous, conscienceless, criminal, dishonest, excessive, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, immoderate, inordinate, knavish, outrageous, preposterous, sneaky, too much*, uncivilized, undue, unethical, unfair, ungodly, unholy, unjust, unprincipled, unreasonable, unscrupulous, wanton, wicked
Antonyms: decent, moral, principled
Source: Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.3.1)
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* = informal or slang


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SFGate Sad Zip. Zero. Nada. That's how many target goals the Iraqi government has hit so far. Tony Snow: "I'm not sure everyone's going to get an `A' on the first report."


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duh () pronunciation
interj.

Used to express disdain for something deemed stupid or obvious, especially a self-evident remark.

[Imitative of an utterance attributed to slow-witted people.]


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Main Entry: hypocrite
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: pretender
Synonyms: actor, attitudinizer, backslider*, bigot, bluffer, casuist, charlatan, cheat, con man, crook, deceiver, decoy, dissembler, dissimulator, fake, faker, four-flusher*, fraud, hook*, humbug, imposter, impostor, informer, lip server*, malingerer, masquerader, mountebank, pharisee, phony, playactor*, poser, pretender, quack*, sham, sharper, smoothie*, sophist, stool pigeon, swindler, trickster, two-face*, two-timer*, whited sepulcher, wolf
Source: Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.3.1)
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* = informal or slang

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MSNBC Asinine So far, Bush's war to bring freedom, Wal-Mart, and puppies to Iraq has resulted in 1.67 million Iraqi refugees. Last year Syria accepted 449,000, Jordan accepted 250,000, while the Holy United States of Freedom accepted 202


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news (nūz, nyūz) pronunciation
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
    1. Information about recent events or happenings, especially as reported by newspapers, periodicals, radio, or television.
    2. A presentation of such information, as in a newspaper or on a newscast.
  1. New information of any kind: The requirement was news to him.
  2. Newsworthy material: “a public figure on a scale unimaginable in America; whatever he did was news” (James Atlas).
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3 results for: pissed off

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Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus - Cite This Source
Main Entry: fit to be tied
Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: extremely angry
Synonyms: angry, annoyed, bent out of shape, boiling, burned up, good and mad, hot and bothered, hot under the collar, mad as hell, outraged, pissed-off, steamed, teed off, ticked off
Source: Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.3.1)
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Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus - Cite This Source
Main Entry: foam at the mouth
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: be uncontrollably angry
Synonyms: be beside oneself, be livid, be pissed off, froth at the mouth, go berserk, run amok, run mad, throw a fit
Source: Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.3.1)
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Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus - Cite This Source
Main Entry: hot under the collar
Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: very angry
Synonyms: angry, boiling, burning with excitement, excited, het up, mad, pissed off, steaming, upset
Source: Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.3.1)
Copyright © 2007 by Lexico Publishing Group, LLC. All rights reserved.


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14 comments:

Jonas said...

Oooooh. I like it when you get all fiery. Moreso, given that I agree completely!

Orangeblossoms said...

Dictionary at your service, ma'am!

I agree.

Intelligent, incisive, witty post.

Love your style.

Why can we simply NOT impeach Bush? Why???

Seattle Mamacita said...

love the equation idea for making your point and i'd add a few more adjectives into the mix mostly simple four letter words.

slouching mom said...

I loved this.

Loved it.

JMA said...

a·gree /əˈgri/

–verb (used without object) 1. to have the same views, emotions, etc.; harmonize in opinion or feeling

2. to give consent; assent (often fol. by to): He agreed to accompany the ambassador. Do you agree to the conditions?

3. to live in concord or without contention; get along together.

Her Grace said...

Very clever, very clever indeed. Me=pissed off too.

flutter said...

heh fit to be tied

T with Honey said...

Did I miss some new piece of news? All they had on CNN while I was at the gym today was coverage of Beckham's first day of soccer in the US.

KC said...

You can't argue with proofs like that.

He's a butthead.

Christine said...

i am right with you, man. all. the. way.

Ally said...

Can you please lend me a portion of your creative brain? You seemed to have gotten more than your share!

jen said...

X 2million.
squared.

amen. and yeah. me too.

Becc said...

I agree with all the above.

You know we have a split party in this house, but we are in agreement on this one... Impeach.

InTheFastLane said...

I nominated you for the "rocking blogger" award. Rock on!