Friday, April 13, 2007

Word fun: Use these three in one sentence.

flagitious: grossly wicked; scandalous

defenestration: an act of throwing someone or something out of a window.
(for more on this delightful word, click here)

obsequious: servilely attentive; fawning.

badinage: light, playful talk.

Use three of the four in a single sentence. Extra credit for humor, alliteration, or use of all four words.

For instance:

During the defenestration of his person, the deposed monarch marveled at the flagitious badinage among his formerly obsequious subjects.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I don't mean to be obsequious, but I do, in a sense, consider it flagitious to engage in such badinage about the serious topic of