Monthly Archives: November 2016

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Nov
30

network

net wuhrk noun 1.  a system or process that involves a number of persons, groups or organizations. Their network of spies was operating all over Europe. The university has a network of libraries. 2.  a group of radio or television stations, usu. a…

Nov
29

jest

jest noun 1.  a humorous utterance or action; joke. His comment was intended to be a jest, but, unfortunately, it was taken seriously. She began her speech with a jest that made her audience immediately warm to her. 2.  a humorous or playful…

Nov
28

accessory

ihk se s@ ri  [or]  aek se s@ ri noun 1.  a nonessential component used for beauty, added pleasure, or convenience. This pearl necklace is a beautiful and useful accessory. The car’s CD player is considered an accessory. 2.  in law, someone who…

Nov
25

haunt

hawnt transitive verb 1.  to inhabit or frequent as a ghost. It is said that ghosts have haunted the castle since the fifteenth century. 2.  to come persistently and painfully to the mind or memory of. The tragic scene still haunts her. What…

Nov
24

uphold

uhp hold transitive verb 1.  to support or affirm, esp. in the face of a challenge. The court upheld his right to free speech. 2.  to keep from sinking or falling; support. His principles and unfailing optimism upheld his spirit in difficult times.…