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Old September 6th, 2019, 08:20 AM
'Efrem G Mallach' via Dixonary
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Default [Dixonary] Round 3012 voting time: ASYNDETON

Folks,

We have gone from a paucity of definitions in the progress report to, if not a plethora, at least an adequacy. Fifteen definitions of ASYNDETON follow. One is correct; fourteen are from your collective imaginations. They have been edited (very slightly) for format consistency and are in ascending order of character count, which might not correspond to visual length in your email display font.

Please vote for two that you like for any reason by public Reply to this message before the deadline that follows the list. If you realize now that you know what ASYNDETON means, please tell me by private email to emallach <at> verizon <dot> net.

1. [Gk.] the woolly mammoth.

2. a randomly-timed bomb explosion.

3. a short literary essay or sketch.

4. a harsh penalty for a minor crime.

5. private consideration of a case by a judge.

6. one who keeps to themselves; a rebel; a loner.

7. an object that is obviously or starkly out of place.

8. omission of conjunctions between parts of a sentence.

9. of a plant with radiate leaves or branches; umbrella-like.

10. [rare] anything which is not of uniform character or weight.

11. in Asian music, a note not conforming to the time signature or metre of the piece.

12. having coloration that stands out against the creature’s habitat, usu. for the purpose of attracting a mate or fending off rivals.

13. the rapid growth of the complexity of a problem due to how the combinatorics of the problem is affected by the input, constraints, and bounds of the problem.

14. land subject to the Charter of the Forest (1217), which reformed forest law and established the rights of agistment and pannage on private land within the forests.

15. a morpheme in morphology and syntax that has syntactic characteristics of a word, but depends phonologically on another word or phrase. In this sense, it is syntactically independent but phonologically dependent, always attached to a host.

Votes are due 47+ hours from now: Sunday, Sept. 8, at 9 am US EDT. According to timeanddate.com <http://timeanddate.com/>, that is:



and other times in other places. Please check any time conversion that applies to you. That site is good, but nobody's perfect.

New players are welcome to vote. Submitting a definition is not a requirement for voting; the only requirement is that you not know what this word means. Full rules at http://www.dixonary.net/game-rules-and-advice/rules <http://www.dixonary.net/game-rules-and-advice/rules> .

Vote on!

Efrem

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Old September 6th, 2019, 08:51 AM
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Default Re: [Dixonary] Round 3012 voting time: ASYNDETON

I'll go with 11 and 15.

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Old September 6th, 2019, 08:51 AM
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2 and 11 please

On Fri, Sep 6, 2019, 9:50 AM France International/Mike Shefler <
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> I'll go with 11 and 15.
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Old September 6th, 2019, 08:57 AM
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Why not first and last - 1 and 15?

1. [Gk.] the woolly mammoth.

15. a morpheme in morphology and syntax that has syntactic characteristics
of a word, but depends phonologically on another word or phrase. In this
sense, it is syntactically independent but phonologically dependent, always
attached to a host.

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Old September 6th, 2019, 10:10 AM
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Default RE: [Dixonary] Round 3012 voting time: ASYNDETON

I'll go with the grammar-type definitions:


8. omission of conjunctions between parts of a sentence.


15. a morpheme in morphology and syntax that has syntactic characteristics of a word, but depends phonologically on another word or phrase. In this sense, it is syntactically independent but phonologically dependent, always attached to a host.


Judy Madnick
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Old September 6th, 2019, 10:52 AM
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It doesn't feel like a verb or an adjective or adverb, bjut the structure looks wrong for a noun.
For want of anything better, let's try 1 and 11, please.

Best wishes,
Tim Bourne.

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Old September 6th, 2019, 11:08 AM
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I vote for 1 and 7.

On 9/6/2019 9:20 AM, 'Efrem G Mallach' via Dixonary wrote:
> Folks,
>
> 1. [Gk.] theÂ*woolly mammoth.
>
>
> 7. an object that is obviously or starklyÂ*out of place.
>
>


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Old September 6th, 2019, 11:51 AM
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Default Re: [Dixonary] Round 3012 voting time: ASYNDETON

Once again going against the crowd. Because I like seeing the votes in a
more even spread. And the popular ones seem to have been manufactured.

7 & 10


> 7. an object that is obviously or starkly out of place.
>
> 10. [rare] anything which is not of uniform character or weight.
>
>
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Old September 6th, 2019, 05:13 PM
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Default Re: [Dixonary] Round 3012 voting time: ASYNDETON

3 and 7 because it has to be Greek in some way so I can rule out the "wooly
mammoth" which was quite rare in ancient Greece.


Dave


On Friday, September 6, 2019 at 9:20:31 AM UTC-4, Efrem wrote:
>
> Folks,
>
> We have gone from a paucity of definitions in the progress report to, if
> not a plethora, at least an adequacy. Fifteen definitions of *ASYNDETON*
> follow. One is correct; fourteen are from your collective imaginations.
> They have been edited (very slightly) for format consistency and are in
> ascending order of character count, which might not correspond to visual
> length in your email display font.
>
> Please vote for two that you like for any reason by public Reply to this
> message before the deadline that follows the list. If you realize now that
> you know what *ASYNDETON* means, please tell me by private email to
> emallach <at> verizon <dot> net.
>
> 1. [Gk.] the woolly mammoth.
>
> 2. a randomly-timed bomb explosion.
>
> 3. a short literary essay or sketch.
>
> 4. a harsh penalty for a minor crime.
>
> 5. private consideration of a case by a judge.
>
> 6. one who keeps to themselves; a rebel; a loner.
>
> 7. an object that is obviously or starkly out of place.
>
> 8. omission of conjunctions between parts of a sentence.
>
> 9. of a plant with radiate leaves or branches; umbrella-like.
>
> 10. [rare] anything which is not of uniform character or weight.
>
> 11. in Asian music, a note not conforming to the time signature or metre
> of the piece.
>
> 12. having coloration that stands out against the creature’s habitat, usu.
> for the purpose of attracting a mate or fending off rivals.
>
> 13. the rapid growth of the complexity of a problem due to how the
> combinatorics of the problem is affected by the input, constraints, and
> bounds of the problem.
>
> 14. land subject to the Charter of the Forest (1217), which reformed
> forest law and established the rights of agistment and pannage on private
> land within the forests.
>
> 15. a morpheme in morphology and syntax that has syntactic characteristics
> of a word, but depends phonologically on another word or phrase. In this
> sense, it is syntactically independent but phonologically dependent, always
> attached to a host.
>
> Votes are due 47+ hours from now: Sunday, Sept. 8, at 9 am US EDT.
> According to timeanddate.com, that is:
>
>
> and other times in other places. Please check any time conversion that
> applies to you. That site is good, but nobody's perfect.
>
> New players are welcome to vote. Submitting a definition is not a
> requirement for voting; the only requirement is that you not know what this
> word means. Full rules at
> http://www.dixonary.net/game-rules-and-advice/rules .
>
> Vote on!
>
> Efrem
>


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Old September 6th, 2019, 05:34 PM
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Default Re: [Dixonary] Round 3012 voting time: ASYNDETON

Not having a clue, I'll vote for the slightly similar #7 and #10.



On Sat, Sep 7, 2019 at 1:20 AM 'Efrem G Mallach' via Dixonary <
dixonary (AT) googlegroups (DOT) com> wrote:

> Folks,
>
> We have gone from a paucity of definitions in the progress report to, if
> not a plethora, at least an adequacy. Fifteen definitions of *ASYNDETON*
> follow. One is correct; fourteen are from your collective imaginations.
> They have been edited (very slightly) for format consistency and are in
> ascending order of character count, which might not correspond to visual
> length in your email display font.
>
> Please vote for two that you like for any reason by public Reply to this
> message before the deadline that follows the list. If you realize now that
> you know what *ASYNDETON* means, please tell me by private email to
> emallach <at> verizon <dot> net.
>
> 1. [Gk.] the woolly mammoth.
>
> 2. a randomly-timed bomb explosion.
>
> 3. a short literary essay or sketch.
>
> 4. a harsh penalty for a minor crime.
>
> 5. private consideration of a case by a judge.
>
> 6. one who keeps to themselves; a rebel; a loner.
>
> 7. an object that is obviously or starkly out of place.
>
> 8. omission of conjunctions between parts of a sentence.
>
> 9. of a plant with radiate leaves or branches; umbrella-like.
>
> 10. [rare] anything which is not of uniform character or weight.
>
> 11. in Asian music, a note not conforming to the time signature or metre
> of the piece.
>
> 12. having coloration that stands out against the creature’s habitat, usu.
> for the purpose of attracting a mate or fending off rivals.
>
> 13. the rapid growth of the complexity of a problem due to how the
> combinatorics of the problem is affected by the input, constraints, and
> bounds of the problem.
>
> 14. land subject to the Charter of the Forest (1217), which reformed
> forest law and established the rights of agistment and pannage on private
> land within the forests.
>
> 15. a morpheme in morphology and syntax that has syntactic characteristics
> of a word, but depends phonologically on another word or phrase. In this
> sense, it is syntactically independent but phonologically dependent, always
> attached to a host.
>
> Votes are due 47+ hours from now: Sunday, Sept. 8, at 9 am US EDT.
> According to timeanddate.com, that is:
>
>
> and other times in other places. Please check any time conversion that
> applies to you. That site is good, but nobody's perfect.
>
> New players are welcome to vote. Submitting a definition is not a
> requirement for voting; the only requirement is that you not know what this
> word means. Full rules at
> http://www.dixonary.net/game-rules-and-advice/rules .
>
> Vote on!
>
> Efrem
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Old September 6th, 2019, 06:40 PM
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Old September 7th, 2019, 05:52 AM
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I’ll take 7 and 15.

Chris

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Old September 7th, 2019, 09:27 PM
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I'll take 7 and 15:

> 7. an object that is obviously or starkly out of place.


> 15. a morpheme in morphology and syntax that has syntactic characteristics
> of a word, but depends phonologically on another word or phrase. In this
> sense, it is syntactically independent but phonologically dependent, always attached to a host.


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Old September 8th, 2019, 12:26 AM
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3 and 11 for me.

Nancy


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