Monthly Archives: December 2015

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Dec
24

alternate

awl t@r neIt intransitive verb definition 1:  to continuously rotate or take turns with one another (usu. fol. by with). example:  The workers alternate with each other to break up the monotony of the work. definition 2:  to move back and forth indefinitely…

Dec
24

tableau

tae blo noun 1. an artistically arranged group of actors who remain motionless for a moment on stage, as at the end of a scene. 2. a dramatic scene or description. edit

Dec
23

identical

aI den tih k@l adjective definition 1:  the same. example:  They painted the outside, but this is the identical restaurant we ate in on our honeymoon. definition 2:  alike in every detail; equal in all aspects. example:  No two snowflakes are identical. definition…

Dec
23

affinity

ə fI nih ti noun 1. a strong sense of liking; a natural attraction or sympathy. The two women felt an immediate affinity for each other. 2. a close resemblance; likeness in certain characteristics. There is a strong affinity between the Swedish and…

Dec
22

discourse

dIs kors noun definition 1:  verbal communication; conversation. example:  Asking questions is part of typical discourse. example:  I’m sure we’ll have further discourse on this subject at our next meeting. definition 2:  a discussion in speech or writing, often formal and at some…