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Unformatted text preview: insinuate to introduce or work into gradually, indirectly, and artfully. liable subject to the possibility of; likely. lick to overcome, vanquish, or control. like here the meaning is closer to likeable, having qualities that inspire liking; easy to like because attractive, pleasant, genial, and so on. louse [Slang] a person regarded as mean, contemptible, etc. massacre to kill indiscriminately and mercilessly and in large numbers. mutt a mixed-breed dog; an insult if applied to an individual. open sesame any unfailing means of gaining admission or achieving some other end; these words were spoken to open the door of the thieves' den in the story of Ali Baba in The Arabian Nights . philander to engage lightly in passing love affairs; make love insincerely. requiem a Mass for one or more deceased persons; any musical service, hymn, or dirge for the...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Houston.
- Fall '11