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Old 03-23-2010, 11:10 PM   #4066
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pulveratricious - of or pertaining to relinquishing emotional investment in a project.

If these two goats in my lovely cast of lambs can't let go of their mahoosive egos long enough to take some good, solid direction that will make them look brilliant, then I'm not getting paid enough to worry too much about them, and will now take a pulveratricious position in order to minimize the damage before opening.
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Old 03-25-2010, 11:57 AM   #4067
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pulveratricious (adj.) - descriptive of a DG round in which nobody but Bales posts definitions.
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Old 03-25-2010, 12:08 PM   #4068
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pulveratricious -- (adj.) bootyliciousness which has gotten way out of hand

I almost never post here but couldn't resist...
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Old 03-25-2010, 12:50 PM   #4069
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pulveratricious adj. having the quality of an extremely evil remark that blows your life to smithereens


... and then the pulveratricious bitch told me I couldn't cook a proper chili con carne if my life depended on it.
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Old 03-25-2010, 11:39 PM   #4070
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pulvaratricious pertaining to a cloud of dust.

Dana's performance in the marathon was decidedly pulveratricious as the crowd waited for the second runner to finish.
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Old 03-26-2010, 09:43 AM   #4071
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pulveratricious - of or pertaining to a matte finish

That red is the right tone, but it's too glossy; make it more pulveratricious.
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Old 03-28-2010, 01:37 AM   #4072
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pulveratricious The acquisition of money, power or influence by means of implied or actual threats.

There are those that believe that the lack of political support for electric cars, public rail transportation, and alternative energy development are the direct result of the pulveratricious lobbying by Big Oil corporate interests and their sister corporations, the American Automobile manufacturers.
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Old 03-28-2010, 03:12 PM   #4073
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pulveratricious - descriptive of the landscape that remains after trish's curse.

When the dust settled, even the pots and pans dared not to breathe in the pulveratricious kitchen, lest they rouse another fiery shower of trish's excellent Anglo-Saxon soliloquy.
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Old 03-29-2010, 02:22 AM   #4074
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pulveratricious: A baking term used to describe a specific texture of pastry dough.

After proofing one hour in a warm place under covered but not airtight plastic wrap, the choux swan necks will be pulveratricious enough for the oven.
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Old 03-30-2010, 04:24 PM   #4075
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pulveratricious: a chewing term used to describe a specific texture of beef jerky.

Unnoticed by all as she pretended to sleep in the back seat during the long car trip, the quiet little girl secretly fixated on chewing on a particularly pulveratricious piece of tendon from a large chunk of jerky indifferently proffered to her twelve hours before.
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Old 04-04-2010, 07:46 PM   #4076
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Having given up on any immediately improved ocular health I have decided to knuckle down and judge the Game anyway. I want you all to be uncomfortably aware of how much physical pain I am about to put myself through in the name of servicing a frivolous bit of internet frippery. Now go out and feel bad about yourselves today

Brynnie wins a road trip through Wyoming along I-80 and a six-pack of mint-flavored dental floss for the following: pulveratricious: a chewing term used to describe a specific texture of beef jerky.

Unnoticed by all as she pretended to sleep in the back seat during the long car trip, the quiet little girl secretly fixated on chewing on a particularly pulveratricious piece of tendon from a large chunk of jerky indifferently proffered to her twelve hours before.

I once drove for six hours through Wyoming with a piece of jerky wedged uncomfortably between my first and second right maxillary molars, and I made the discovery that no truck stops in Wyoming sell floss. No wonder our truckers have such bad teeth.

trisherina, a fifth generation descendant of Cornelius Vanderbilt, always impresses with her knowledge of the arcane, the Victorian, and the upper-class. I am awarding her the huge sheaf of 100-year-old hemstitched and whiteworked linen napkins my mother-in-law bequeathed to me four years ago for the following: pulveratricious: A baking term used to describe a specific texture of pastry dough.

After proofing one hour in a warm place under covered but not airtight plastic wrap, the choux swan necks will be pulveratricious enough for the oven.


For the following two entries, Ysa wins the don't-piss-off-trish award, consisting of a copy of Routledge's Manual of Etiquette (3rd Ed.), an air horn, a ball-peen hammer, and a pair of Nike brand "barefoot" running shoes. Remember to sprint in a sidewinding manner, Ysa, as it makes it harder for trish to draw a bead on you with her 12 gauge over-under shotgun. She's hell on skeet with that thing.
pulveratricious - descriptive of the landscape that remains after trish's curse.

When the dust settled, even the pots and pans dared not to breathe in the pulveratricious kitchen, lest they rouse another fiery shower of trish's excellent Anglo-Saxon soliloquy.

also: pulveratricious adj. having the quality of an extremely evil remark that blows your life to smithereens


... and then the pulveratricious bitch told me I couldn't cook a proper chili con carne if my life depended on it.

Run, Ysa, run!

Coffee has offered us the following: pulveratricious The acquisition of money, power or influence by means of implied or actual threats.

There are those that believe that the lack of political support for electric cars, public rail transportation, and alternative energy development are the direct result of the pulveratricious lobbying by Big Oil corporate interests and their sister corporations, the American Automobile manufacturers.

Amen. I award you a brace of GBU-29 bunker-busting missiles and a personal audience with Jon Rappoport. Let me know when you're ready to take down Monsanto and I'll send in the bloggers.


Bales overwhelmed us with four entries this time around, so I'm going to give him a Global VR Ultrapin pinball machine so he'll have something else to do with his hands other than furnish this thread with replies:

pulveratricious - of or pertaining to a matte finish

That red is the right tone, but it's too glossy; make it more pulveratricious.

also: pulveratricious - of or pertaining to relinquishing emotional investment in a project.

If these two goats in my lovely cast of lambs can't let go of their mahoosive egos long enough to take some good, solid direction that will make them look brilliant, then I'm not getting paid enough to worry too much about them, and will now take a pulveratricious position in order to minimize the damage before opening.


also: pulveratricious - of or pertaining to a lie so obviously untrue and yet retailed with such panache and vigor that the enjoyment of the bald-facedness of the outright prevarication actually reconciles its auditors to the fact that the teller has weasled out of a job of work.

When we heard Treekisser's pulveratricious story, we laughed, shrugged, and went on with the game.

also: pulveratricious - after John Pulver, US Congressman (D-NC, 1820-38), from Buncombe County North Carolina

In 1820, John Pulver, who represented Buncombe County, North Carolina, in the U.S. House of Representatives, was supposed to address the question of admitting Missouri as a free or slave state. It was his first attempt to speak on this subject after nearly a month of solid debate and right before the vote was to be called. Pulver insisted on delivering a long and wearisome speech addressed to his constituents in Buncombe County that had little to do with the slavery issue. He was eventually shouted down by his colleagues, but his persistent effort made "pulveratricious" (later respelled "pulvericious", and shortened to "pulv") a synonym for meaningless political claptrap and later for any kind of nonsense. The term became a joke and metaphor in Washington, and soon became common usage.



pearly (who almost never posts here) gets a special almost-never-posting here prize, consisting of a pair of apple-bottom-jeans and a set of boots-with-the-fur, plus an oversized top hat for the following: pulveratricious -- (adj.) bootyliciousness which has gotten way out of hand


AAAAND the grand prize winner for (un)fortunately defining the word almost exactly to its actual meaning is...xfox! For the following: pulvaratricious pertaining to a cloud of dust.

Dana's performance in the marathon was decidedly pulveratricious as the crowd waited for the second runner to finish.

I've run out of prizes so you're going to have to settle for just picking the next word and judging the next round. TAKE IT AWAY, SHAWTY!

And now please excuse me as I indulge myself in box chardonnay over ice and another two ounces of eyewash. Enjoy yourselves
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Old 04-04-2010, 11:02 PM   #4077
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Gee, thanks.

The next word is puncheon
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Old 04-05-2010, 03:43 AM   #4078
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puncheon - an unexpected punchline caused by being clever enough to pun the greek or latin roots of a word but not clever enough to google first to see if you've accidentally worked it out correctly

xfox's puncheon resulted in being saddled with judging the next firkin' round of the Dictionary Game
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:27 AM   #4079
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puncheon a friendly gathering in a pub or a bar which turns violently unfriendly after a few drinks
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Old 04-05-2010, 12:43 PM   #4080
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puncheon - a hired scapegoat, usually employed to take the brunt of blame when the actual perpetrator is unapproachable or unavailable.

As Blanche picked the runny eggshell from her omelette, she delicately rang the bell to summon her puncheon, who appeared instantly from behind a red velvet curtain.
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