Monthly Archives: February 2016

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Feb
29

stage

steIj noun definition 1:  a platform upon which lectures, music, or theatrical productions are performed. example:  In the first scene of the play, there are only two actors on the stage. definition 2:  the profession of acting in the theater (preceded by “the”).…

Feb
29

caucus

kaw kəs noun a private meeting of leaders of a political party to choose candidates or determine policy, or such a group itself. The candidate chosen at the caucus was the one that everyone expected. He switched parties and joined the Democratic caucus.…

Feb
26

dominate

da m@ neIt transitive verb definition 1:  to control or govern by the use of power or influence; rule. example:  The Soviet Union dominated the smaller communist nations of Eastern Europe. example:  His authoritarian father dominated him to a stifling degree. definition 2:…

Feb
26

deracinate

dih rae sih neIt transitive verb to pull up by or as if by the roots; uproot; isolate; exile. Jews deracinated from the Netherlands made their new home in Portugal. edit

Feb
25

compile

k@m paIl transitive verb definition 1:  to form (a written work or list) by bringing together pieces of information, articles, documents, or the like. example:  They’re compiling a recipe book, so they’ve asked each of us to submit one of our favorite recipes.…