Set 17 – Five New Words For Jan 17

Theme – Adverbs

1. betimes

MEANING:
adverb:
1. Sometimes; on occasion.
2. In good time; early.
3. Quickly; soon.

USAGE:
“I’m urged betimes to write something about this book or that author.”

2. incognito

MEANING:
adverb, adjective: Having one’s identity concealed.
noun: 1. One whose identity is concealed. 2. The state of having one’s identity concealed.

USAGE:
“Ancient tales of monarchs passing incognito among their subjects.”

3. agee or ajee (uh-JEE)

MEANING:
adverb: To one side; awry.

USAGE:
“The knaves go all agee when both my lord and myself have our backs turned.”

4. sine die (SY-nee DY-ee, SIN-ay DEE-ay)

MEANING:
adverb: Without designating a future day for action or meeting; indefinitely.

USAGE:
“Following the discord, the meeting was adjourned sine die.”

5. larruping (LAR-uh-ping)

MEANING:
adverb: Very.
adjective: Excellent.

USAGE:
“Little lady, you got any more of these larruping good biscuits?”

 

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