Monthly Archives: August 2014

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Aug
29

capable

keI p@ b@l adjective definition 1:  having the ability to perform as required; competent. example:  She is a highly capable teacher who accomplishes a great deal with her students. definition 2:  having the mental or physical ability to accomplish a particular thing (usually…

Aug
29

wisp

wIsp noun 1: a thin bundle, bunch, tuft, streak, or the like, as of straw, hair, or smoke. A wisp of smoke from his cigarette twisted upwards to the ceiling. She tucked the stray wisps of hair under her cap. 2: a thin…

Aug
28

hence

hens definition 1:  therefore; for this reason; thus. example:  I don’t agree with the proposition, and hence I cannot vote for it. definition 2:  from this moment; from now. example:  Two years hence, the new building should be completed. edit

Aug
28

factotum

faek to təm noun one employed to do a wide variety of tasks. The three years of his college life, if they had not made him a Newton, or a Bacon, had done him no harm, filling his mind with the germs of…

Aug
27

coruscate

kaw rə skeIt intransitive verb to give off flashes of light; sparkle; glitter. I ran an appraising eye over the staff bike shed and glimpsed a Ridgefinder Gold Bowl Special, coruscating like a jeweller’s window display, and hung about with locks and chains…