April 8th, 2021 – New Vocabulary Words

The key is at the bottom of the page… but don’t cheat

The Words:

1. solivagant
2. aeonian
3. ferly
4. selenofile
5. absquatulate
6. mangata
7. moira
8. irenic
9 . brumous
10. morosis

Meanings:

 

A. one who loves the moon
B. eternal; everlasting
C. grey skies and winter days
D. the reflection of the moon on the water
E. promoting peace
F. the stupidest of stupidities
G. wandering alone
H. a person’s fate or destiny
I. to leave without saying goodbye
J. something unusual, strange or causing wonder or terror

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key:

1. G (i,e. One retired and separated, I found myself a solivagant. )
2. B (i.e. The art we leave makes us aeonian beings.)
3. J (i.e. When I discovered the Ferly app in the App Store, I found it very ferly!)
4. A (i.e. He is truly a lunatic not to be confused with a selenofile.)
5. I (i.e. His decision to absquatulate Washington DC prior to the Inauguration was predictable and appreciated by thinking people everywhere.)
6. D (i.e. The mangata was so bright as it appeared to be a highway to the moon.)
7. H (i.e. In spite of his gifts, his moira was dark and painful. )
8. E (i.e. Reading “The Last Days of John Lennon, I was once again struck by his irenic focus towards the end of his life.)
9. C (i.e. Many attending were clearly upset by his plebeian behavior. )
10. F (i.e His morosis is breathtaking and would be comical if not for his office.)