Monthly Archives: December 2013
definition 1: with praise or appreciation.
example: He speaks highly of you.
definition 2: to a great degree.
example: She is a highly successful author with millions of fans around the world.
example: Your work is valued highly by all our staff.
ihk stem pə raIz
1. to speak without preparation or reference to notes.
He could scarcely recollect a word of his part, but he remembered the general drift of it, and had ready wit enough to extemporize.
2. in music, to compose as one performs; improvise.
3. to do or manage with any means at hand.
1. to make or do without plan or preparation.
In a few hours they could extemporize an impregnable fortress on an open hillside. They bridged the Rhine in a week. They built a fleet in a month.
2. to compose or perform (music) on the spur of the moment; improvise.
ə klI vih ti
a rising slope. (Cf. declivity.)
Where the acclivity is too steep, there is not enough soil for trees to grow.
definition 1: wide; large; spacious.
example: It was a broad avenue with six lanes of traffic.
example: The road stretched out across the broad valley.
example: The agency was looking for a male model with a broad chest.
definition 1: inclusive or general.
example: Their music has broad appeal.
pr@ si j@r
definition 1: a way or act of proceeding.
example: There will be a meeting to discuss procedure with respect to the reorganization of the company.
definition 2: a series of actions, usually carried out in a set order, established or required for the accomplishment of a particular goal; course of action.
example: Have you studied the procedure for evacuating the building during a fire?
example: My surgeon has a good deal of experience with this particular procedure.
definition 3: an official or fixed course of action in business, law, or legislation.
example: These actions are simply part of court procedure.