Monthly Archives: April 2013
sI mih l@r
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.
gae l@ vaent
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. (more…)
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, she had to rely on her family to take care of her.
ihn kuhm b@nt
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 use of this equipment.
definition 3: resting, leaning, or pressing on something.
baek for meI shen
definition: in linguistics, a word that appears to be the base of, but was actually formed from, another word, as “trivia” from “trivial.”