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    labyrinthine

    lae b@ rIn thihn  [or]  lae b@ rIn thin

    adjective
    1.  of, resembling, or forming a labyrinth.
    We followed our guide through the labyrinthine catacombs.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    landlocked

    laend lakt

    adjective
    lacking access to the sea.
    Paraguay and Bolivia are the only landlocked countries in South America; all the other countries border the Atlantic or Pacific Oceans, or both in the case of Colombia.

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Nov
28
2013

appreciate

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

@ pri shi eIt

transitive verb
definition 1:  to perceive and acknowledge the worth of; value.
example:  We especially appreciate spring after a very cold winter.
example:  Kids tend to appreciate their parents much more when they become parents themselves.

definition 2:  to understand and be very conscious of.
example:  I appreciate the difficulty of your situation, but there’s little I can do to help.

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