Word of the Week: canorous

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Last week’s Word of the Week was carminative. the DFIL (Darling Father-in-Law) is guessing it has something to do with the color carmine. Good thought, but unfortunately, wrong. But he’s in good company (if he considers me good company!). According to Merriam-Webster carminative means: expelling gas from the stomach or intestines so as to relieve flatulence or abdominal pain or distension. Uh-hunh. I’m so very glad I chose to use this word last week. Hmmm…so this means, once again, that my guesses were full of “hot air,” right???

This week’s word is canorous. Here are my guesses for canorous:

canorous: 1. the title of a store where you can buy canned goods 2. the ability to get things done (Obviously, this word would never apply to our federal government.) 3. someone having the abilities/talents of a canter

So, what’s your guess for canorous?

Tomorrow’s Post: Big jump in the total of MIP Acts of Kindness!

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  1. May 27th, 2013 | Liesa says:

    Oh! I know this one!! 🙂 All thanks to studying for the GRE over a year ago, I know it means: musical, melodious, with a tune, etc.

  2. May 30th, 2013 | maryann says:

    I just looked it up and you are so right. I guess those flashcards actually have some value, hunh? 🙂 Kudos to you, Liesa!

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