Vocabulary Time Part IV

It is vocabulary time again. Here is part one, part two and part three.

tem·er·ar·i·ous (tĕm'ə-râr'ē-əs)

adj. Presumptuously or recklessly daring


[L. tentigo, -inis, a tension, lecherousness, fr. tendere, tentum, to stretch.]

1. Stiff; stretched; strained. [Obs.] Johnson.

2. Lustful, or pertaining to lust. [Obs.] B. Jonson.


n.[L., from urinari to plunge under water, to dive.]
One who dives under water in search of something, as for pearls; a diver.

u·su·fruct ('zə-frŭkt', -sə-)

The right to use and enjoy the profits and advantages of something belonging to another as long as the property is not damaged or altered in any way.


Irina Tsukerman said...

Ha! Knew the last one from my Property Law class! : ) I knew it had to be good for something... : )

bigwhitehat said...

To rednecks, urinator means something else.

Jack Steiner said...


It is always rewarding to see that school pays off. ;)


I bet. :)

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