Monthly Archives: November 2013
In t@r jekt
definition: to interpose (a remark or comment) between words or remarks, or in the middle of a conversation or discussion.
example: He was always interjecting unwanted criticisms.
example: I will lecture, but please feel free to interject any questions you may have.
example: May I just interject that our time has almost run out for today?
sa lə sih zəm
a gross violation of convention in grammar, etiquette, or the like; impropriety.
“There is many a man, moving in good society, who would rather be guilty of, and even detected in, an act of unkindness or mendacity, than be seen in an unfashionable dress or commit a grammatical solecism or a broach of social etiquette. Vulgarity to such men is a worse reproach than hardness of heart or indifferent morality.”
@ pri shi eIt
definition 1: to perceive and acknowledge the worth of; value.
example: We especially appreciate spring after a very cold winter.
example: Kids tend to appreciate their parents much more when they become parents themselves.
definition 2: to understand and be very conscious of.
example: I appreciate the difficulty of your situation, but there’s little I can do to help.
te rə ta lə ji
the scientific study of biological deformities or monstrosities.
definition 1: to include as a necessary or inevitable part, condition, or result.
example: Establishing a new business involves risk.
example: Playing on the team involves a considerable investment of time.
example: The job involves dealing with customers and placing orders.
definition 2: to bring into connection or concern with.
example: Please don’t involve me in this battle you’re having with your mother.
definition 3: to engross; to command the attention of.
example: Her husband complains that her work involves her completely.
example: He was involved in the game and didn’t want to talk on the phone.