English Vocab #22
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n. a verbal denunciation characterized by harsh, insulting language; a tirade (link: the cook unleashed a philippic when his new helper couldn't flip it)
adj. fat (linke a pinguid penguin)
v. to bind the winds so as not to fly; to confine (link: the pins pinioned the butterfly wings)
adj. devout or virtuous; holy (a pious pie)
n. a state or excessive fullness; superabundance
adj. receptive to change; easily persuaded or controlled; easily bent or twisted (link: a pliable bull convinced he can fly)
adj. brace and spirited; courageous (link: a plucky ducky)
v. to break up in opposing factions or groups (link: The Eskimos could not settle their differences and decided to polarize the polar ice)
n. a coward (link: a platoon full of poltroons)
n. an entrance, door or gate
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