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Nov 27, 2001
This week's theme
Wordpix, words drawn so that they explain themselves

This week's words
procrustean
pendulous
acclivity
kowtow
inebriety
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pendulous

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(PEN-juh-luhs, PEN-dyuh-, -duh-)

adjective:
1. Hanging
2. Undecided.

[From Latin pendulus, from pendere (to hang).]

"Charmed by his literary insights yet repelled by his slobbery eating habits, Nepentha remained pendulous about Fredfud's proposal."

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The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. -Henry Miller, novelist (1891-1980)

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