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Word For The Day, Thursday, November 8, 2012 - sequacious
dictionaries ad nauseam | 8 November 2012 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 11/08/2012 4:20:55 AM PST by secret garden


In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".

sequacious \sih-KWAY-shus\, adjective
Intellectually servile

Example sentences:
Eager to prove that he was not merely a sequacious follower, Mario wrote a critical review of his former mentor's book.

"Fund investors are not simply sequacious followers of yield, but are also responding to the federal government's actions to stabilize the macro-economic environment."
— From an article by Matthew Sheahan in High Yield Report, January 12, 2009

Etymology:
"Sequacious" is formed from the Latin "sequac-," or "sequax" (which means "inclined to follow" and comes from "sequi," "to follow") and the English "-ious." The original and now archaic meaning of "sequacious" was "inclined to follow" or "subservient." Although that meaning might as easily describe someone who willingly dropped into line behind a war leader, or who was unusually compliant or obedient in any sense, the concept gradually narrowed into the image of someone who blindly adopts ideas without much thought. Labeling a person "sequacious" is not very complimentary, and implies a slavish willingness to adopt a thought or opinion. See obamatron.

The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....


Review Threads:

Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate

WFB's attempt to emulate us ; ) No pushing at the door please!


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1 posted on 11/08/2012 4:20:58 AM PST by secret garden
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To: secret garden; Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; ...

Rise and shine!


2 posted on 11/08/2012 4:21:55 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Morning. Romney was my hope.....now that it’s over the days look bleak, again. I am going to have to find some new interests.


3 posted on 11/08/2012 4:24:54 AM PST by tioga (Obama: Brought to us by the letter O and 16Trillion. Thanks for nothing, America.)
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To: secret garden

http://www.therightscoop.com/mark-levin-pulls-no-punches-gives-unvarnished-truth-about-loss-and-attacks-on-conservatism/

Mark Levin speaks to the sequacious media and liberal republicans.


4 posted on 11/08/2012 4:25:26 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: secret garden
After following a certain rented 15-passenger van for several hours on Tuesday, I was not surprised to sequacious vote four times.

Pardon pre-caffeinated cynical humor.

Enjoy your WFTDay....
Dang--- I almost mispelled it....

5 posted on 11/08/2012 4:26:27 AM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: tioga
Chin up, ti. We have elections every 2 years.
6 posted on 11/08/2012 4:29:05 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: left that other site
I saw that yesterday. It's good advice. A+ for you.
7 posted on 11/08/2012 4:30:07 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Wings-n-Wind
It might be too soon to joke about it for some of us. A for you and welcome to WFTD!
8 posted on 11/08/2012 4:31:58 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: All
'Need' now means wanting someone else's money. 'Greed' means wanting to keep your own. 'Compassion' is when a politician arranges the transfer.'"
- John Stossel
9 posted on 11/08/2012 4:48:13 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
Obama's sequacious voters are in for a shock.


10 posted on 11/08/2012 4:49:23 AM PST by tioga (Obama: Brought to us by the letter O and 16Trillion. Thanks for nothing, America.)
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To: tioga; secret garden; xsmommy

Me too.

Couldn’t sleep - even after the 12 hour shift ended, didn’t feel like eating yesterday .... Blah’ed completely out.

Obummer will completely sequishusa AND the economy ... and you can’t tell me that result wasn’t/isn’t deliberate?


11 posted on 11/08/2012 4:55:48 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: tioga

A+ for you. Shouldn’t that fist be raised over his head? I’m remembering the Olympics from a long time ago. Or is that the normal pose for a Chicago pol?


12 posted on 11/08/2012 4:56:49 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
Muslim Brotherhood: Obama needs to accept the will of the Arab people. ....hasn't he bowed down to them yet?
13 posted on 11/08/2012 4:57:01 AM PST by tioga (Obama: Brought to us by the letter O and 16Trillion. Thanks for nothing, America.)
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To: secret garden

Yes, we have elections every two years, and the same people who stay at home, then complain for the next two years, only to repeat that same behavior time after time.


14 posted on 11/08/2012 4:58:23 AM PST by billhilly
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To: secret garden
Quote:"Labeling a person "sequacious" is not very complimentary, and implies a slavish willingness to adopt a thought or opinion. See obamatron."

I see what you did there.

15 posted on 11/08/2012 4:59:14 AM PST by NicknamedBob (Reagan -- "Mister Gorbachev, tear down this Barackade!")
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
Same here. We need some time to mourn over the loss of our country and what the vote revealed. Keep in mind that ozero lost in every state with photo ID. Let's work on getting those laws in place.
16 posted on 11/08/2012 5:02:48 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

A for you. :-) Big game this weekend.


17 posted on 11/08/2012 5:03:38 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NicknamedBob

If the shoe fits...


18 posted on 11/08/2012 5:04:56 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

It’s time the Republicans take note: The US is no longer Center Right as a majority. It is Center Left. And it will continue to grow Center Left because of the sequacious nature of that majority: Union members who toe the Union line and vote as ordered, front stoop drug-addled welfare recipients who live off the dole, the elderly who vote Dem because their parents were Dems, college kids being told their loans will be swept away by the government, minorities who ignore actual history for the history provided by their corrupt leadership, the lazy, the drop outs, the illegals, the ecological dimwits, the Pop culture....

It’s Center Left, and as long as elections roll around that the sh** in the White House gives away free phones, dangles amnesty to illegals, and promises to pay for birth control and abortions, it’ll never swing back.


19 posted on 11/08/2012 5:10:07 AM PST by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: theDentist

I don’t know the best course to pursue to attract people to the Republican party. Giving up core principles is definitely not the way to go.


20 posted on 11/08/2012 5:21:00 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: theDentist

A for you, F- for the takers, enablers, and sycophants on the left.


21 posted on 11/08/2012 5:22:09 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

With arguments forged and fallacious
And an attitude crudely pugnacious
“The One” won once more
‘cause the hordes that adore
Him are uninformed lemmings, sequacious


22 posted on 11/08/2012 5:22:09 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: theDentist

The US may be Center Left politically, but I think the great majority of the country lives life based on conservative principles. Hard work, personal responsibility, faith. There are plenty who do not live their lives this way, but most do.


23 posted on 11/08/2012 5:22:53 AM PST by NCLaw441
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

A+ for you. Someone counted how many times Romney said thank you in his gracious speech. 27. And how many times did ozero reference himself in his speech. 27. Coincidence? I think not.


24 posted on 11/08/2012 5:24:45 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NCLaw441

I think that is the group that makes up the red in the election map.


25 posted on 11/08/2012 5:25:55 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: All
Worth noting:
Shortly after Youssef left the courtroom, his lawyer, Steven Seiden, came to the front steps of the courthouse and told reporters his client wanted to send a message.
"The one thing he wanted me to tell all of you is President Obama may have gotten Osama bin Laden, but he didn't kill the ideology," Seiden said.
26 posted on 11/08/2012 5:30:27 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
sequacious: The sound made when Obama and Holder stomp on an individual liberty
27 posted on 11/08/2012 5:44:05 AM PST by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: secret garden; theDentist
It's free food, free benefits.

"I don’t know the best course to pursue to attract people to the Republican party. Giving up core principles is definitely not the way to go."

But the smart mouse knows that the tiny bit of cheese in the trap, denotes a much larger amount of cheese that is not in the trap.

Going on the dole provides limited wealth, but becoming independent and self-reliant is the only course to truly unlimited wealth.

28 posted on 11/08/2012 5:47:14 AM PST by NicknamedBob (Reagan -- "Mister Gorbachev, tear down this Barackade!")
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To: secret garden

With turnouts in my County over 90% and votes for Romney averaging 65%, I know these were not sequacious followers of Obumbum. But, little good did that do. Wisconsisn’s electoral votes still went to the Won because of the voracious appetite for freebies in Milwaukee, to the south of me.


29 posted on 11/08/2012 5:56:21 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden
Keep in mind that ozero lost in every state with photo ID. Let's work on getting those laws in place.

Is that true? Then we need to ly**h impeach a couple of Dane County judges here in WI. Dane County (read Madison) judges suspended our duly passed and signed Photo ID law.

30 posted on 11/08/2012 6:04:39 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Cowman

Ouch. A for you.


31 posted on 11/08/2012 6:13:25 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga
“We must rely on ourselves and on our resources and build our country,” Issam Al-Aryan, a top Muslim Brotherhood official, said, according to The Times of Israel.

Good. That means the money "gravy" train can stop. And the toruist train. And the oil train. I understand that a huge pool of oil has been found under Nevada. We should use our own. Maybe Obama will wake up to reality on the drilling process. We can pray.

32 posted on 11/08/2012 6:14:04 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
It's true.
33 posted on 11/08/2012 6:16:16 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: theDentist

i am still very sad and i am extremely bitter. my inclination when seeing a panhandler near my ofc, should they approach me, will be to say, I’m sorry, you need to go to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, HE is the one handing out free stuff, i have no free stuff to give away.


34 posted on 11/08/2012 6:19:20 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

sequacious

There was a program on t.v. last nite about bunch of yokes chasing a sequacious critter through the woods. They were definitely servile but not much on the intellectual stuff.
They were probably chasing that fella used to run the drug store and started sampling the stock. Called him Fowler the Howler on account of his....problem.

Well now, you keep your chins up, bring your own jug and we’ll keep a spot by the fire open for you even if you don’t smell too good.


35 posted on 11/08/2012 6:28:28 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: secret garden

To do ANYTHING to avoid sequestration, I fear that bruised Republican legislators will simply sequaciously accede to POUTUS...


36 posted on 11/08/2012 7:15:19 AM PST by mikrofon (+ Prayers for America +)
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To: xsmommy

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2956835/posts

At least you’re not in with the “the election was stolen” crazies.


37 posted on 11/08/2012 7:35:50 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

No. It wasn’t stolen.

#1. It’s is ridiculously hard to knock off incumbents. This is why I still shake my head at people who think that Harry Reid was necesasrily a goner in 2010. Now I do think there may be some light fraud in NV,CO,PA? but not enough to matter in the path to 270.

#2. The candidate matters. ‘Nuff said.

#3. Obama has a ridiculous get out the vote machine that will bring every dirtbag and welfare loser to the polls every 4 years. The good news is this does not work in off years and may not work in 2016 as Obama will not be on the ballot.


38 posted on 11/08/2012 8:07:12 AM PST by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: NeoCaveman

#4. Negative advertising works.


39 posted on 11/08/2012 8:09:24 AM PST by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: SoothingDave

i’m sure there was tons o fraud, but i don’t think it was the deciding factor.


40 posted on 11/08/2012 8:10:23 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman; SoothingDave

i was talking to xsgirls last night and saying how it’s so odd, youth are supposedly so into being edgy and rebellious. well how is it that the majority of young people are leftwingers, when that is MAINSTREAM now. that’s the norm in popular culture etc. How are you so rebellious and different from your parents when voting for legalizing dope and gay marriage and thinking Obams is all that and a zillion bags o chips, when YOUR PARENTS AGREE WITH YOU? i would think that to truly be COUNTERCULTURE in today’s society is to be a conservative youth.


41 posted on 11/08/2012 8:14:02 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden; Tijeras_Slim
sequacious \sih-KWAY-shus\, adjective
Intellectually servile

Segwaycious means the same thing.

42 posted on 11/08/2012 8:15:04 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: NeoCaveman

oh Lordy, xsbaby is going to be brawling with/unfriending a mass of people on FB, i’m getting incensed emails from her.


43 posted on 11/08/2012 8:18:48 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
i would think that to truly be COUNTERCULTURE in today’s society is to be a conservative youth.

Absolutely.

44 posted on 11/08/2012 8:24:24 AM PST by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: NeoCaveman

i apologize for all the times i ragged on you for being an eeyore, since that was the proper outlook all along.


45 posted on 11/08/2012 8:27:48 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
i apologize for all the times i ragged on you for being an eeyore, since that was the proper outlook all along.

No need to apologize. Simply saying that I was right is sufficient.

You know a handful of votes in OH, VA, and FL, and we would have only been 5 EV's short.

46 posted on 11/08/2012 8:31:48 AM PST by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: NeoCaveman

you were right before you were wrong ; )


47 posted on 11/08/2012 8:34:15 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I’ll take it.

:)


48 posted on 11/08/2012 8:38:44 AM PST by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: xsmommy

And you know what, I’m seeing some thoughtful soul searching out there that I did not see after 2008. There was none after 2008.

Seeing it On all sorts of issues, especially foreign policy. This is a very good thing.


49 posted on 11/08/2012 8:46:12 AM PST by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: NeoCaveman

because after 2008 we chalked it up to white guilt/black pride. in 2012 people voted for him knowing he was a disaster on just about every score.


50 posted on 11/08/2012 8:50:37 AM PST by xsmommy
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