Monthly Archives: February 2014

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Feb
28

respectively

rih spek tihv li adverb definition:  with regard to each of two or more persons or things in the order named. example:  Their son and daughter are aged ten and twelve respectively. example:  American casualties in World War I and World War II are…

Feb
28

prerogative

prə ra gə tihv noun 1. an exclusive right or privilege derived from one’s office, position, age, citizenship, birth, or the like. As a resident of the city, it is your prerogative to vote in city elections, but no one can force you…

Feb
27

considerable

k@n sI d@r @ b@l adjective definition 1:  large in size, number, extent, or proportion. example:  Ten miles is a considerable distance for a young child to walk. example:  It was a considerable favor, and she had to think hard before she agreed…

Feb
27

arrant

ae rənt adjective complete; unmitigated; downright. He is an arrant flirt who tries to win over women right in front of their husbands.  edit

Feb
26

mechanism

me k@ nih z@m noun definition 1:  the structure, parts, or whole assemblage of a machine or mechanical system or device. example:  He carefully opened the old watch so that he could study the mechanism. example:  The flintlock was a mechanism that solved…