Category Archive: Briefs

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

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

Dec 30

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Spiel

“Spiel” is a noun defined as follows: “A voluble line of often extravagant talk: A speech delivered especially to sell or promote something.” Machine Brief: spiel= SPAOEL

Dec 22

Briefs And Phrases From Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman Poster

beautiful= BAOUF magic= MIJ wonder= WURND cherishing= KHERG another= NOER story= STOER altogether= AULGT difficult= DIF ago= AG I will= IL be the= -BT hello= HO*EL Diana= DAOI/A*N/A* OR DAOI/A*N/NA* again= GEN mother= MOER are you= RU today= TOD you think= AOUNG training= TRAING ready= R-D I could= IKD begin= GIN at least= TLAOEFT defend= …

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Dec 22

Friday Phrases

instruct her= STHER instruct him= STHIM instruct the witness= STWIT instructs her= STHERS instructs him= STHIMS instructs the witness= STWITD instructed her= STHERD instructed him= STHIMD instructed the witness= STWITD instructing her= STHERG instructing him= STHIMG instructing the witness= STWIGT

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