Monthly Archive: January 2018

Jan 23

Dictionary Challenge Update: January 23, 2018

This weekend, I finished defining the N-words. Pushing forward…Happily anticipating getting to my specialized dictionaries. Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Jan 23

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Synchronicity

Synchronicity is defined as follows: “(1) The quality or fact of being synchronous. (2) The coincidental occurrence of events (as similar thoughts in widely separated persons or a mental image of an unexpected event before it happens) that seem related but are not explained by Conventional mechanisms of causality- used especially in the psychology of …

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Jan 20

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Bespoke

Bespoke is defined as follows: “(1) Custom-made. (2) Dealing in or producing custom-made articles.” MACHINE BRIEFS: OPTION #1: bespoke= BE/SPO*EK OPTION #2: bespoke= BAOE/SPO*EK

Jan 19

Friday Phrases

would you ever= WOUFR right ankle= RAOINLG right ankles= RAOINLGS left ankle= LEFNLG left ankles= LEFNLGS fire truck= FAOIRK fire trucks= FAOIRKS are often= ROFN

Jan 19


“An idea or desire, to be transformed into terms of action or physical reality, must be held in the conscious mind faithfully and persistently until habit begins to give it permanent form.” -Napoleon Hill Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Jan 19

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Trammel

Trammel means: (1) Something impeding activity, progress, or freedom. Restraint. (2) A net for catching birds or fish. (3) An adjustable pothook for a fireplace crane. (4) A shackle used for making a horse amble. (5a) Ellipsograph. (5b) Beam compass. Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: trammel= TRAM/M*EL OPTION #2: trammel= TRAM/*EL OPTION #3: trammel= TRAM/*L

Jan 13

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Stanch

Stanch means: “(1) To check or stop the flow of. To stop the flow of blood (from a wound). (2a) To stop or check in its course. (2b) To make watertight; stop up.” Machine Brief: stanch= STAN/*FP

Jan 12

Friday Phrases

community college= KMUJ Community College= KM*UJ under arrest= N-RS so I told= SOILT up the= *UPT up this= *UPTS what need= WHAFRN what needed= WHAFRND what I just= WHAIJT then this= THENTS then the= THENT

Jan 11

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 13

The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.) {Suffix}ma= MA* {Suffix}man= MA*N {Suffix}mate= MA*IT {Suffix}mation= MA*IGS {Suffix}ment= -MT {Suffix}ments= -MTS {Suffix}more= MO*R {Suffix}mous= M*US

Jan 03

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Sacerdotal

Sacerdotal is defined as, “of or relating to priests or a priesthood. Priestly.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: sacerdotal= SAS/*ER/DO*ELT OPTION #2: sacerdotal= SAS/*ER/DOE/TA*L OPTION #3: sacerdotal= SAS/*ER/DOET/A*L OPTION #4: sacerdotal= SAS/*ER/DOET/TA*L

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