8/16/11

Repast


Repast
Pronounced:
<re-past>

My use:
It is time for some repast. A nice long weekend will be a perfect repast.


Means:
Refreshment. The act of taking food or anything that refreshes.


Literary:
By Denham
“That which is taken as food; a meal; figuratively, any refreshment. “Sleep . . . thy best repast.”

Memory trick:
re . past

re (reminds of) = refresh
past (reminds of) past
refresh from the past


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