Monthly Archives: October 2015

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Oct
30

empower

ihm paU @r transitive verb definition 1:  to grant legal power or authority to; authorize. example:  The law empowers the courts to rule in certain family matters. definition 2:  to permit; enable. example:  Wealth has empowered him to be more independent. edit

Oct
30

frisson

fri son noun an intense sensation of excitement or fear that comes on suddenly; thrill. A frisson of excitement shot through her as she realized what an opportunity she’d just been given. edit

Oct
29

compliance

k@m plaI @ns noun definition 1:  acquiescence or conformity. example:  I acted in compliance with your request. example:  Smoke alarms must be installed in compliance with the building code to prevent fires. example:  Strict compliance with the new regulation is expected of all…

Oct
29

aurora

ə ro rə noun 1. in Roman mythology, the goddess of dawn. 2. (l.c.) the dawn or beginning of something. The treaty brought about the aurora of peace. 3. (l.c.) bands or streamers of light that appear in the sky at night in areas around…

Oct
28

succumb

s@ kuhm intransitive verb definition:  to give in or give way to a fatal illness, superior force, overwhelming desire, or the like; yield. example:  His sister succumbed to diphtheria that winter. example:  They could hold off the enemy no longer and were forced…