Monthly Archives: August 2015

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Aug
31

aggrandize

ə graen daIz 1. to increase in size or scope; enlarge; extend. Plans were made to further aggrandize the palace. 2. to make, or cause to appear, grander in wealth, stature, power, or influence; exalt. In his autobiography, the former president aggrandizes his…

Aug
31

dispensable

dih spen s@ b@l adjective definition:  capable of being omitted; not necessary. example:  To make more space, she got rid of all the furniture in the apartment that she felt was dispensable. example:  Those employees that were considered dispensable were laid off to…

Aug
28

evidence

e v@ dihns noun definition 1:  the basis for belief; that which constitutes proof of something. example:  Scientists have long been searching for evidence of life on distant planets. example:  The police still have no solid evidence to back up their theory. example:…

Aug
28

cogent

ko jihnt adjective convincing, or compelling by virtue of a strong argument or clear presentation. Her cogent rebuttal was the key to their team winning the debate. edit

Aug
27

corrode

k@ rod transitive verb definition 1:  to cause to wear away by degrees, esp. by chemical action. example:  Rust had corroded the exterior of the car. definition 2:  to damage or slowly destroy. example:  Jealousy corroded their relationship. example:  Pride is corroding his…