Monthly Archives: June 2013

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Jun
26

lapidary

lapidary lae pih deI ri noun 1. one whose work is to cut, polish, or engrave gemstones, or the work itself. 2. an expert on or dealer in gemstones. example: She consulted a lapidary about the value of her engagement ring. quotation: “People…

Jun
26

thesis

thi sihs noun definition 1:  a statement or proposition put forward and supported by proof or argument. example:  It’s an interesting thesis, but you haven’t provided enough evidence to convince me of its validity. example:  Martin Luther put forward the thesis that one can…

Jun
25

significant

sihg nI f@ k@nt adjective definition 1:  having consequence or import; important. example:  It was a small but significant victory, as it gave the troops the confidence they needed to battle on. example:  Other than price, there is no significant difference between these…

Jun
25

peremptory

peremptory pə remp tə ri adjective 1. not permitting refusal or disobedience. example: A peremptory order from the captain put a stop to our idling. 2. expressive of a command; imperative. example: a peremptory tone of voice. 3. having an arrogant or imperious…

Jun
24

enterprise

en t@r praIz noun definition 1:  an undertaking, esp. one characterized by complexity, risk, or wide scope; venture. example:  The expedition to the south pole was a complicated enterprise. definition 2:  a business entity. example:  Their software enterprise made huge profits last year.…