Saturday, October 1, 2011

Word of the Day. 10/1/11

Word of the Day

chimera [ki-meer-uh, kahy-mer-uh]
noun
1. (usually, or if capitalized) a mythological fire-breathing monster composed of the head of a lion, a goat's body and tail of a serpent, often ending in a snake head.
2. any monster made of disparate parts.
3. a horrible and/or unreal creature of the imagination

EX. Neptune wiped the sea foam from his beard and, as they hit the shores of Ithica, the bearataur rose from the sand. The grizzly chimera raised its abominable mace in its claws and charged at Korbo with a roar made up of all the roars ever roared.

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