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Photographic Friday: self-incrimination

self-incrimination \-ˌkri-mə-ˈnā-shən\ noun

incrimination of oneself; specifically: the giving of testimony which will likely subject one to criminal prosecution


13/52 : Charte canadienne des droits et libertés – Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms from Flickr user Eric Constantineau

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Photographic Friday: parry

parry \ˈper-ē, ˈpa-rē\ verb

intransitive verb

to ward off a weapon or blow to evade or turn aside something

transitive verb

to ward off (as a blow) to evade especially by an adroit answer

ETYMOLOGY: probably from French parez, imperative of parer to parry, from Old Occitan parar, . . . → Read More: Photographic Friday: parry

Photographic Friday: pessimist

pessimism* \ˈpe-sə-ˌmi-zəm also ˈpe-zə-\ noun

an inclination to emphasize adverse aspects, conditions and possibilities or to expect the worst possible outcome a: the doctrine that reality is evil; b: the doctrine that evil overbalances happiness in life

ETYMOLOGY: French pessimisme, from Latin pessimus worst [1815]–pessimist noun

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