Looked That Up 2/23/13

Looked that up

Hexed Iron DruidWords from

Hexed by Kevin Hearne
Book 2 Iron Druid Chronicles.

for 2-23-blog post

Potentates: Strong spirits like bootleg whiskey?

potentates: noun- a person who possesses great power, as a sovereign, monarch, or ruler.
The potenates were arriving for the world peace summit.

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Internecine: Related to Internal medicine?

internecine: Adjective
1. of or pertaining to conflict or struggle within a group
2. mutually destructive.
3. characterized by great slaughter; deadly.
The death toll from the internecine battle was a cautionary tale for both sides.

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Zeitgeist: A new brand of blemish cover-up?

zeitgeist [tsahyt-gahyst] German noun: the spirit of the time; general trend of thought or
feeling characteristic of a particular period of time.
New tax legislation would be a mistake in light of the zeitgeist of American citizens.

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Images:

Portrait of Pope Paul: http://commons.wikimedia.org
Painting-Napoleon on the Battlefield: http://commons.wikimedia.org
Photograph of Kenney and Christabel: http://commons.wikimedia.org

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  1. KW

     /  02/23/2013

    I knew what a potentate was but the other ones were brand new to me. Wish I could remember these and add them to my vocabulary-fat chance.

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    • I know what you mean.
      I might remember what they mean if I come across them while reading now, but to pull them out of my head to make a sentence… na.

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