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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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    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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Jun
14
2013

correspond

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

kor @ spand

intransitive verb

definition 1:  to be in agreement or accordance; match (often followed by “with” or “to”).
example:  Your story of what happened that night corresponds with your neighbor’s.

definition 2:  to be similar in structure, position, purpose, function, or the like; be analogous or equivalent (usually followed by “to”).
example:  His role as president corresponds to hers as prime minister.

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