Wednesday, 29 July 2009

vocab 29/7/9

YOMP: march with heavy equipment over difficult terrain
YOLK: the yellow internal part of a bird's egg which is rich in protein and fat and nourishes the developing embryo
YLEM: (big bang theory) the primordial matter of the universe, originally conceived as composed of neutrons at high temperature and density
YOKE: something regarded as oppressive or burdensome
YOWL: a loud wailing cry of pain or distress
YAWP: harsh or hoarse cry for help (2) foolish or noisy talk (3) shout or exclaim hoarsely
YAWS: a contagious or tropical disease caused by a bacterium that enters the skin abrasions and causes small crusted lesions which may develop into deep ulcers
YEARN: have an intense feeling of loss and longing for something (2) to be filled with compassion or warm feeling
YEASTY: of, resembling, or containing yeast (2) turbulent or restless
YELP: a short, sharp cry especially of pain or alarm
YIKES: expressing shock and alarm for humorous effect
YIPS: extreme nervousness

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