Monday, September 22, 2008

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Word of the Day for Monday, September 22, 2008

undulate \UN-juh-layt; UN-dyuh-\, intransitive:

To move in, or have, waves; to vibrate; to wave; as, undulating air.

The actors' hands quiver and the poles undulate in the wind.
-- Peter Marks, "'The Caucasian Chalk Circle': Brecht Can Be Fun.", New York Times, May 25, 1998
Rather than tuna, several hundred white-sided dolphins come into focus, undulating crisply through the sea surface below.
-- Carl Safina, Song for the Blue Ocean:Encounters Along the World's Coasts and Beneath the Seas
Most startling was the dancer's exposed, undulating abdomen, which she could adroitly activate while hardly moving her feet.
-- Emily Wortis Leider, Becoming Mae West

Undulate derives from Latin undulare, from undula, a little wave, from unda, a wave.

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Method Proven To Stop Panic, Anxiety, Phobias Without Drugs
I am a nurse and thought about what would I do for my patients;
research the problem and get information...
"I was doing a relaxation technique one day and my 9 yr-old daughter said,
'Mom, you don't need to do that anymore, you don't have anxiety anymore.'
I feel this program saved my life." - Shari
Learn more


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