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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
24
2014

migrate

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

maI greIt

intransitive verb
definition 1:  to move from one region into another.
example:  Their ancestors had migrated from the east, finally settling in this small western mining town.

definition 2:  to change habitat or location periodically as in response to changes in climate or employment opportunities.
example:  Geese migrate to the south when the weather gets cold.
example:  The pickers migrate north to work in the orchards during the harvest season.

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