Posted by: retarigan | March 10, 2016

Word Dictionary [100316]


Word of the day: comport
Definition: v. literary conduct oneself; behave.
Synonyms: behave] [ant: misbehave
Etymology: L comportare (as COM-, portare carry) (more…)

pronunciation: kəmˈpɔ:t

from Oxford: comport

v.refl.  literary conduct oneself; behave.
Phrases and idioms: comport with suit, befit.
Derivatives: comportment n.
Etymology: L comportare (as COM-, portare carry)

from Wordnet: comport

v 1: behave well or properly; “The children must learn to behave” [syn: behave] [ant: misbehave]
  2: behave in a certain manner; “She carried herself well”; “he bore himself with dignity”; “They conducted themselves well during these difficult times” [syn: behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, carry]

Quote of the day: A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires. by Hedy Lamarr

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Vasili II of Russia

Birthday of the day: Vasili II of Russia; Vasily II Vasiliyevich Tyomniy (Blind) (Василий II Васильевич Тёмный in Russian) (10 March 1415 – 27 March 1462, Moscow) was the Grand Prince of Moscow whose long reign (1425-1462) was plagued by the greatest civil war of Old Russian history.

Joke of the day: A customer comes into a computer store. I’m looking for a mystery adventure game with lots of graphics. You know, something really challenging.? After a while the clerk replied, ‘have you tried Windows Vista?’

Thought of the day: No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.’

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