to crouch or cringe in fear.
The boy cowered before his angry father.
aI s@ leIt
definition 1: to set apart from other things or people.
example: The police isolated the murder suspect from the other prisoners.
example: We think we have isolated the single cause of this disease.
example: The island people are isolated from the mainland population.
definition 2: to separate (an infectious person) from other people.
example: Passengers who had become ill during the voyage were isolated.
mI n@ m@m
definition: the smallest or least possible amount, degree, or number.
example: The tickets will cost a minimum of ten dollars.
example: There is an age minimum for this movie.
definition: of, or representative of the smallest or least in amount, number, or degree.
example: There is a minimum charge of fifteen dollars for delivery.
example: You only have to pay the minimum amount right now.
example: Children can’t go on the roller coaster unless they are of the minimum height.
maek sih m@m
definition: the largest possible amount or degree. (Cf. minimum.)
example: This elevator can hold a maximum of ten people.
example: Her temperature reached its maximum on the second day of her illness.
definition: being or having the largest amount or degree possible. (Cf. minimum.)
example: He puts in his maximum effort on any project.
example: Twenty is the maximum number of students that can enroll in the class.
definition 1: a story or body of stories based on tradition or legend, originating in the oral history of a preliterate society and incorporating its beliefs about the origins of the world, the causes of natural events, and the origins of the society’s customs and practices.
example: According to Greek myth, Prometheus stole fire from the gods and gave it to man.
definition 2: a story, theme, or personage that may or may not be factual, preserved in oral or written form as an embodiment of a people’s ideals and accepted truths.
example: There are various myths surrounding King Arthur.
definition 3: a story or belief, or body of stories or beliefs, that has no demonstrated basis in fact but is accepted as true without examination or investigation.
example: It is a myth that lightning never strikes again in the same place.
example: The author of the book takes on the myth of Western cultural superiority.