definition 1: to come to possess; obtain.
example: He is acquiring some bad habits from his friends.
example: You’ve acquired an American accent since you’ve been living here.
example: We acquired some furniture for our apartment from some relatives.
example: I never liked asparagus before, but I seem to have acquired a taste for it.
definition 2: to gain, esp. through one’s own efforts or dealings.
example: He acquired his wealth by building railroads.
example: The company’s been trying to acquire that land for years.
definition 1: having adequate or considerable worth or merit; admirable; commendable.
example: She donates money for famine relief and other worthy causes.
example: The volunteers put in a worthy effort to save the historic building.
definition 2: deserving (often followed by “of”).
example: He’s a man worthy of his reputation.
example: Her essay was certainly worthy of the praise it received.
definition: deeply touching; arousing strong emotion, esp. sadness or sympathy; piercing; penetrating.
example: The scene in which the soldier comes home to his wife is the most poignant in the film.
dih se mih neIt
definition: to spread widely, as though scattering seed.
example: This information will be disseminated nationally.
example: The question is how we can best disseminate the findings of these important studies.
k@n sIs t@nt
definition 1: steadily conforming to a regular style or pattern; not varying.
example: Her writing style is consistent across all her novels.
example: If you want your bread to turn out the same every time, you need to follow the recipe in a consistent manner.
definition 2: not contradictory; in agreement.
example: The statements in your summary should be consistent with all the points you’ve made earlier in your essay.
example: Unfortunately, his moralistic words are not consistent with his actions.