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  • Word of the Day
    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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Mar
05
2014

relevant

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

re l@ v@nt

adjective
definition:  related to or connected with the present matter; pertinent.
example:  We will not have time to discuss issues that are not relevant to today’s topic.
example:  She was pleased to answer those questions that were relevant to her lecture.

definition 2:  of current significance or importance; requiring or deserving consideration.
example:  The professor’s point was that the events of the past are still relevant for people today.
example:  Saving the rare plant species is simply not relevant for the local people who are just barely surviving themselves.


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