Monthly Archives: April 2013

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Apr
30

similar

sI mih l@r adjective definition:  having resemblance or likeness. example:  Joan and Joanna are similar names. example:  The houses are quite similar to each other, but they’re painted different colors. example:  The two songs are similar in style. edit

Apr
30

gallivant (or galavant)

gae l@ vaent intransitive verb definition: to roam about seeking amusement; gad. example: On shore leave, the sailors gallivanted in the town. example: Instead of studying for his exams, their son had been simply gallivanting. edit

Apr
29

rely

rih laI intransitive verb definition 1:  to trust or depend (usually followed by “on” or “upon”). example:  I hope I can rely on your confidentiality in this matter. example:  I need a baby sitter that I can really rely on. example:  After her accident,…

Apr
29

incumbent

ihn kuhm b@nt adjective definition 1: currently holding an office or position. example: No one is running against the incumbent senator in this election. definition 2: required or obligatory. example: As your superior, it is incumbent upon me to warn you against improper…

Apr
26

back formation

baek for meI shen noun definition: in linguistics, a word that appears to be the base of, but was actually formed from, another word, as “trivia” from “trivial.” edit