[ˈbo͞onˌdäɡəl]NOUNwork or activity that is wasteful or pointless but gives the appearance of having value. VERB waste money or time on unnecessary or questionable projects.”the only guarantees are higher taxes and bureaucratic boondoggling”CITE: http://www.freedictionary.com
(ˈtɪm ər əs)
1. full of or subject to fear.
2. characterized by or indicating fear or timidity: a timorous approach to a serious problem.
< Medieval Latin timōrōsus
= Latin timōr-,
s. of timor fear
+ -ōsus -ous
(ˈɒb fəˌskeɪt, ɒbˈfʌs keɪt)
v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
1. to confuse.
2. to make unclear.
3. to darken.
< Late Latin obfuscāre
+ fuscāre, derivative
of fuscus dark]
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1. often accoutrements An accessory item of equipment or dress.
2. often accoutrements Military equipment other than uniforms and weapons.
3. accoutrements Outward forms of recognition; trappings: cathedral ceilings, heated swimming pools, and other accoutrements signaling great wealth.
4. Archaic The act of accoutring.