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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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Apr
23
2013

derivation

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de rih veI sh@n

noun

definition: a word formed by adding an affix to another word, or the process of forming a word in this way.
example: The words “happiness” and “unhappy” are derivations of the word “happy.”

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