Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Mar
31

tradition

tr@ dI sh@n noun definition 1:  the process of handing down a culture’s beliefs, customs, and mores from one generation to the next. example:  Tradition has preserved many of our ancient customs. definition 2:  the beliefs, customs, and mores of a culture or…

Mar
31

disquiet

dIs kwaI iht noun lack of mental calm or peace; anxiety; uneasiness. The protests evidence the growing disquiet over the new, harsher regime. transitive verb to make anxious or uneasy; disturb; worry. The announcement of possible layoffs at the factory disquieted the workers.…

Mar
30

speculate

spek y@ leIt intransitive verb definition:  to wonder or make a guess or guesses with respect to something. example:  We have no facts, so we can only speculate as to her motives. example:  I don’t want to speculate about the nature of their…

Mar
30

culpable

kuhl pə bəl adjective guilty of a mistake or fault; blameworthy. It is not the child who is culpable in this case; it is the parent. edit

Mar
27

behemoth

bə hi məth 1. a huge beast, perhaps a hippopotamus, mentioned in the Book of Job in the Old Testament. 2. any enormous or powerful creature or thing. “America’s second largest tobacco company, Reynolds American, acquired its competitor Lorillard for $27.4 billion, creating…