Thursday, March 30, 2006

Definitions...I'm helpful like that

For those who need them: (with help from Dictionary.com)

be·tray (b-tr)
tr.v. be·trayed, be·tray·ing, be·trays
    1. To give aid or information to an enemy of; commit treason against: betray one's country.
    2. To deliver into the hands of an enemy in violation of a trust or allegiance: betrayed Christ to the Romans.
  1. To be false or disloyal to: betrayed their cause; betray one's better nature.
  2. To divulge in a breach of confidence: betray a secret.
  3. To make known unintentionally: Her hollow laugh betrayed her contempt for the idea.
  4. To reveal against one's desire or will.
  5. To lead astray; deceive.
practical joke
n.
A mischievous trick played on a person, especially one that causes the victim to experience embarrassment, indignity, or discomfort.

5 comments:

LivingWilde said...

Oh... It doesn't sound like California is a happy place to be right now. I'm sorry.

Spring is coming.... Renewal on all fronts.

TheAnvilTree said...

April Fools Day is such a hard line to pinpoint..

Hugs from Huntsville

Sue said...

I think betrayal is universal...not unique to CA.

In fact, I'm sure we get it up here in my parts...MI, MN, OH, WI...yeah, I'm pretty sure the Great Lakes Region has its fair share.

Nancy D. said...

Yea Sue....

It's a NATIONAL problem. At the very least.

But then... California isn't a happy place to be right now either.

But that has to do with: (see entry for "Rain that just won't quit" at dictionary.com)

Martha in CA said...

And in that dictionary, look for "webbed feet". There, you will find a picture of me. Well. All of us in this region, actually!

The bright spot? It's rain, not snow! Been there, done that.