December 7th, 2023 – New Vocabulary Words

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

The Words:

1. Farago
2.  Eisegesis
3. Sfumato
4. Diptycch
5, Cruciate
6, Salubrious
7, Cuisse
8. Libretto
9. Parhelia
10. Exegesis

The Meanings:

A. a painting, especially an altarpiece, on two hinged wooden panels
B.o  the interpretation of a passage in the bible based on a subjective, non-analytical reading 
C. a bright spot in the sky appearing on either side of the sun, 
D. a piece of armor for the thigh
E. the text of an opera or other long vocal work a reminder of their inevitability
F. the interpretation of a passage in the bible based on an objective, analytical reading 
G. mixed fodder, cattle feed
H. a pleasant, clean, and healthy to live in
J.  following tones and colors to shade gradually into one another, producing softened outlines or hazy forms.








1. G (i.e. The modern Republican Party seems a stranger farrago of different flavors of prejudice matched by a complete lack of compassion.)
2. B (i.e. She was confident and passionate about her eisegesis methodology as the results.z)
3. J (i.e. Per usual her work was a collage of sfumato images.)
4. A (i.e. Her amazing diptych featured prominently on every visited altar.)
5. I (i.e. The disturbing painting consisted of cruciate images of every color and size possible on the large canvas.)
6. H (i.e.  He doesn’t live in a very salubrious part of town..)
7. D(i.e.) The only artifact discovered at the site was a single cuisse.)
8. E (i.e. That’s how they found him, slumped over this desk still working on his libretto.)
9. C (i.e. Her children were just as impressive- working alongside their mother like parhelia. )
10. F (i.e. He was passionate about the exegesis technique of understanding scripture.)