word salad #2

Word salad is a mixture of random words that, while arranged in phrases that appear to give them meaning, actually carry no significance. The words may or may not be grammatically correct, but the meaning is hopelessly confused

  • stray
  • tame
  • frantically
  • an ounce of gratitude
  • waded in up to my shoulders
  • sulked and muttered under her breath
  • vying for: competing, contending
  • glare: a fiercely piecing stare
  • streaked scarlet and purple : a long, narrow mark, smear, band of color
  • searing hot
  • shanghai a comic book: to enroll, or obtain, as by force
  • forlorn: desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling, condition, or appearance
  • day in and out
  • have a hunch
  • go banana!
  • delinquent: failing in or neglectful of a duty or obligation; guilty of a misdeed or offense
  • pitch black night
  • nag: to annoy by persistent faultfinding, complaints, or demands
  • badger: to harass or urge persistently
  • steely gray
  • recuperate: to recover from sickness
  • omniscient: having complete or unlimited knowledge
  • deflagrate: to burn, especially suddenly and violently
  • compulsively drawing
  • okayed or nixed
  • theory don’t always carry the day
  • insatiable appetite
  • orthogonal
  • gregarious
  • subsumed under
  • seam of red
  • blue plate of the sea
  • interpolate: to introduce between other things or parts, interject
  • postulate: to ask, demand, or claim
  • fledgling: young, new, or inexperienced
  • revelation: the act of revealing or disclosing; disclosure
  • drudgery: menial, distateful, dull, or hard work
  • formful: displaying excellent form, especially in performing a sport
  • hindrance: an impeding, stopping, preventing, or the like
  • thorough: complete; perfect; utter
  • mitigate: to lessen in force or intensity, as wrath, grief, harshness, or pain; moderate
  • libidinous: full of sexual lust; lustful; lewd; lascivious
  • subversive: tending to subvert or advocating subversion; especially in an attempt to overthrow or cause the destruction of an est.ed.
  • subsist: to exist; continue in existence
  • deadbeat: adj. being a parent who neglects parental responsibilities, esp. one who doesn’t pay child support
  • repugnant: distasteful, objectionable, or offensive
  • flounder: to struggle with stumbling or plunging movements (usually fol. by about, along, on, through)
  • gregarious: fond of the company of others; sociable
  • subsume: to consider or include as part of a more comprehensive one.
  • meteoric: resembling a meteor in transient brilliance, suddenness of appearance, swiftness
  • pirouette: to perform a pirouette; whirl, as on the toes
  • neurosis: psychoneurosis
  • cul-de-sac: a street, lane, etc., closed at one end; dead-end street
  • plop: to drog or set down heavily
  • peremptory: leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imperative
  • dwindle: to become smaller and smaller; shrink
  • vigil: wakefulness maintained for any reason during the normal hours for sleeping
  • ablate: to remove
  • quaver: to shake tremulously