Monthly Archives: March 2014

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Mar
27

flagrant

fleI grənt adjective 1. exceptionally and openly bad or offensive; disgraceful; scandalous. example: The government was condemned for its flagrant violation of international law and human rights. edit

Mar
26

radical

rae dih k@l adjective definition 1:  of or relating to roots, origins, or fundamental characteristics; basic. example:  There are radical differences between these two systems of government. definition 2:  extreme or complete, as a particular action or behavior. example:  The parents’ divorce brought…

Mar
25

scathe

skeIth transitive verb 1. to injure with criticism. example: He had heard of the sardonic, the cruel humour with which the writer scathed his contemporaries. 2. to injure or damage by, or as if by, fire. example: But when the flames vanished, Jason still stood…

Mar
25

merely

mir li adverb definition:  only; simply; nothing more than. example:  He’s merely a child, and he won’t understand these adult matters. example:  I merely wanted your opinion; I’m not asking for your advice. example:  The student’s knowledge of Blake’s poetry was merely superficial.…

Mar
24

scintilla

sihn tI lə noun a tiny amount; trace. example: There was not a scintilla of truth in the rumor. Note: “Scintilla” is usually used in negative constructions, as in “not a scintilla of…,” and frequently to convey a complete lack of truth, evidence,…