Sunday, December 24, 2006

Words I learned while proof-reading Rachel's thesis

This will be updated as I read more chapters.
Definitions can usually be found on dictionary.com .


analeptically
apotropaic
chronotope
concord
doxology
eisegetical
elide
elision
exegete
idyll
introject
lection
metonymic
monovalent (*)
mytheme
paronomasia
pericope
peroration
postlapsarian
pre-mundane
proem
recension
retrojection (*)
shinny
syncretistic
synecdochic
synoptic
theophany

(*) not used in the medical/scientific sense found on dictionary.com .

Does not include words that I kind of knew but need to clarify, such as 'hermeneutic'.

Your score?

Yehuda
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