Last updated on Sunday November 09, 2008

Is. 50:5 The Lord Jehovah has opened my ear; And I was not rebellious, Nor did I turn back.

Always rejoice, Unceasingly pray, In everything give thanks.

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salad days:
a time of youthful inexperience, innocence, or indiscretion.

 

salmagundi:

a mixture or assortment; also, a kind of mixed dish or salad.

 

shiftless:

a style of writing that uses only lower-case letters.

[Example]

Cummings wrote many of his poems in the shiftless style, using no upper-case letters at all.

 

snow job:

An effort to deceive, overwhelm, or persuade with insincere talk, especially flattery.

[Example]

The entire presentation was a complete snow job.

 

sobriquet:
a nickname.

 

spoliation:

1. The act of pillaging and plundering.

2. Seizure of neutral ships at sea in time of war.

3. The deliberate destruction or alteration of a document.

 

spurious:

not genuine; false; illegitimate.

 

sticky wicket:

A difficult, awkward or uncertain situation.

 

stolid:

unexcitable; unemotional.

 

stripling:

an adolescent youth.

 

succedaneum:

A substitute.

 

superfluous:

more than is wanted or is sufficient.

 

sutler:
A merchant who follows an army to sell provisions to the soldiers.

 

swipeout:

When you've maxed out all your credit cards.

[Example]

I can't buy that dress. I've hit a swipeout.