Word a Day Revisited Index of Cartoons Illustrating the Meanings of Words

(as presented by Mickey Bach, the cartoonist who defined words with related illustrations)

Click on the image name in this list that you would
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Sometimes you will see more than one illustration for a word entry,
which is meant to provide you with a better understanding of the words.

"A picture is worth a thousand words" refers to the idea that complex ideas can be conveyed with images or illustrations. If this is true, then you will be able to comprehend THOUSANDS of WORDS by clicking on the links in this index.Smily face

Commonplace, worn out by constant use.
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trite, more trite, most trite

1. A bad treatment or neglect of a patient by a physician.
2. An illegal action when someone tries to benefit himself or herself illegally while in a position of trust while others lose. (2)
maltreat, maltreats; maltreated; maltreating
To treat someone in a rough or cruel way, to abuse others. (1)
Bad behavior or improper conduct; especially, misbehavior in public office. (2)
To skillfully manage certain things or influence people. (1)
Anyone who makes great sacrifices or suffers much in order to further a belief, a cause, or a principle. (1)
Wonderful, extremely good, enjoyable, and very surprising. (1)
To plan and skillfully direct activities, projects, businesses, etc. (1)
To chew or to grind food inside the mouth by using the teeth and jaws. (1)
A descriptive term for being overly sentimental or too emotional; usually, in a false manner. (2)
Considerable disruption, confusion, and violent disorder. (2)
Relating to someone who is not truthful, or who lies and makes false statements; characterized by, deceptions or falsehoods. (2)
Habitual lying or deceiving; dishonesty and untruthfulness. (1)
Normally a member of a religious order which forbids the ownership of property and encourages working, or begging, for a living; however, it now also refers to anyone who begs. (2)
A less common term for a beggar or for begging. (1)
The motions and phenomena of the atmosphere; especially, with a view to forecasting the weather conditions. (2)

For special Christmas and
New Year's Mickey Bach images, go to this
Holiday Greetings; 2012 to 2013 unit.

The cartoons are NOT intended to be disrespectful to any one,
neither in the past nor in the present!
The only reason the images are shown is to provide another way to see
the words that are presented from a different perspective

. . . with a touch of humor!
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Mickey Bach Word a Day Illustrations
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