2018年3月23日 星期五

bare, teeth-baring, bottom-baring, make money, make the news,undisguised

These chessmen are part of a hoard found in a sand dune at Uig Bay on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland. It’s thought that they might have belonged to a trader who was travelling from Norway to Ireland to sell them, sometime between AD 1150 and 1200. From the worried queen to the teeth-baring berserker, they’re a characterful bunch! Which emojis do you think best represent the Lewis Chessmen?
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The council says the gnome's bottom, which lights up at night, could distract passing drivers 😳





The Falcones in Full Philip A. Falcone makes the news almost as often as he makes money, and he's at it again, as he and his wife Lisa Maria bare all to Bethany McLean at Vanity Fair.


bare
(bâr) pronunciation
adj., bar·er, bar·est.
  1. Lacking the usual or appropriate covering or clothing; naked: a bare arm.
  2. Exposed to view; undisguised: bare fangs.
  3. Lacking the usual furnishings, equipment, or decoration: bare walls.
  4. Having no addition, adornment, or qualification: the bare facts. See synonyms at empty.
  5. Just sufficient; mere: the bare necessities.
  6. Obsolete. Bareheaded.
tr.v., bared, bar·ing, bares.
  1. To make bare; uncover or reveal: bared their heads; baring secrets.
  2. To expose: The dog bared its teeth.
[Middle English bar, from Old English bær.]
bareness bare'ness n.

bare2 (bâr) pronunciation
v. Archaic
A past tense of bear1.


teeth-baring

bare one's teeth. Also, show one's teeth. Indicate hostility and readiness to fight, as in His refusal to accept my offer made it clear I'd have to bare my teeth, or In this instance, calling in a lawyer is showing one's teeth. This figurative term transfers the snarl of a dog to human anger.

disguise

Line breaks: dis|guise
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈgʌɪz/



verb

[with object]
  • 1give (someone or oneself) a different appearance in order to conceal one’s identity: he disguised himself as a girl Bryn was disguised as a priest (as adjective disguised) a disguised reporter
  • 1.1make (something) unrecognizable by altering its appearance, sound, taste, or smell: does holding a handkerchief over the mouthpiece really disguise your voice?
  • 1.2conceal the nature or existence of (a feeling or situation): he made no effort to disguise his contempt (as adjective disguised) his voice was heavy with barely disguised emotion

noun

  • 1a means of altering one’s appearance to conceal one’s identity: I put on dark glasses as a disguise
  • 1.1 [mass noun] the state of having altered one’s appearance in order to conceal one’s identity: I told them you were a policewoman in disguise
  • 1.2 [mass noun] the concealing of one’s true intentions or feelings: the children looked at her without disguise

Derivatives




disguisement

noun ( • archaic )

Origin

Middle English (meaning 'change one's usual style of dress', with no implication of concealing one's identity): from Old French desguisier.

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