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  • Word of the Day
    carouse

    k@ raUz

    intransitive verb
    to revel in a boisterous and drunken manner.
    They’d been carousing in the bar and were now staggering home, still singing and shouting.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    notify

    no tih faI

    transitive verb
    to give notice to; tell or inform, esp. formally.
    The contest judges notified the winners by mail.
    Who should we notify in case of an emergency?
    The landlord notified the tenants that the water would be shut off in the morning.

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Feb
27
2014

considerable

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

k@n sI d@r @ b@l

adjective
definition 1:  large in size, number, extent, or proportion.
example:  Ten miles is a considerable distance for a young child to walk.
example:  It was a considerable favor, and she had to think hard before she agreed to do it.
example:  During the battle, there were considerable losses on both sides.

definition 2:  worthy of notice or respect; important.
example:  She has a considerable reputation in this town as a civic leader.

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