Saturday, March 06, 2021

In Other Words, urban agric

  • agric, adjective. Of, relating to, or used in agriculture; agricultural.
  • amoret, noun. A sweetheart, lover, or paramour; esp. a female one.
  • craftivist, noun. A person who creates and displays handmade objects, esp. items incorporating knitted or sewn text or imagery, to promote a political message or raise awareness of a social issue.
  • embarras de choix, noun. The state of having an (overwhelming or encumbering) excess or abundance of options from which to make a selection.
  • hades, noun. the underworld; the abode of the spirits of the dead; the Greek god of the underworld (Hades); Hell.
  • in vino veritas, (Latin phrase). In wine, there is truth.
  • oliver current, adverb. Smoothly, without hindrance, according to plan. (From the French, olivier courant.)
  • pantechnic, adjective. Relating to or including all the arts, or all subjects.
  • pillock (British informal), noun. A stupid person; an idiot.
  • rabbity, adjective. Resembling, characteristic of, or suggestive of a rabbit; containing many rabbits.
  • rara avis, noun. An unique, uncommon, or exceptional person or thing. Lit. a rare bird.
  • sheepfold, noun. An enclosure for keeping or protecting sheep; a sheep pen.
  • sui-similar, adjective. Similar to itself; having no variety or diversity.
  • synapse, noun. A junction between two nerve cells, consisting of a minute gap across which impulses pass by diffusion of a neurotransmitter.
  • towpath, noun. A path beside a river or canal, originally used as a pathway for horses towing barges.
  • urban, adjective. In, relating to, or characteristic of a city or town.
  • warlock, noun. A man who practices witchcraft; a sorcerer.

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