Thursday, July 3, 2008

Cartoon At July 02

With three hours in costume still ahead of them, Mike was becoming increasingly dismayed as Ed wolfed down his third bowl of beans and cabbage.

dismay
[Webster 1913] To disable with alarm or apprehensions; to depress the spirits or courage of; to deprive or firmness and energy through fear;

Be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed. --Josh
What words be these? What fear do you dismay? -- Fairfax

[Webster 1913] To render lifeless; to subdue; to disquiet.

Do not dismay yourself for this. --Spenser

[Webster 1913] Loss of courage and firmness through fear; overwhelming and disabling terror; a sinking of the spirits; consternation.

I ... can not think of such a battle without dismay. --Macaulay

wolf down
eat hastily;

The teanager wolfed down the pizza.