Category: Academic Vocabulary of the Day
definition 1: to give shape to in the mind.
example: She conceived a brilliant strategy.
example: He gave himself a little time to conceive a good excuse.
definition 2: to be able to think of or imagine.
example: He is so prepared this time that I cannot conceive his failing.
example: She tried to conceive how she would look in thirty years.
definition 3: to begin or originate.
example: Our book group was conceived over twelve years ago.
definition 1: to remove or take out by use of force.
example: The dentist extracted his tooth.
definition 2: to obtain with effort.
example: The police extracted a confession from him.
definition 3: to separate or draw out (juice from a fruit, metal from an ore, or the like) by pressure, distillation, or chemical action.
example: This machine extracts the juice from the lemons.
definition 4: to get (satisfaction, comfort, or the like), usually from some event or circumstance.
example: She had to admit that she extracted some pleasure from her seeing her sister get in trouble.
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definition: a person practicing a trade, occupation, or profession.
example: Medical practitioners are divided in their opinion concerning the new regulations.
example: The invention cuts labor time, but its purchase price is too high for most practitioners of the trade to afford.
example: Counseling may seem an effortless occupation to some, but practitioners will tell you differently.
definition 1: a hollow device used as a receptacle, especially for liquids; container.
example: They put the wine in bottles, casks, and other vessels.
definition 2: a structure designed for traveling on water; large boat; ship.
example: In the harbor, we saw a large frigate and several other sailing vessels.
definition 3: one of the many tube-shaped structures through which blood and other bodily fluids are carried; artery; vein.
example: The aorta is a large blood vessel that leads from the heart.
example: Both veins and arteries are vessels through which blood flows.
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definition 1: the act of directing or managing.
example: She has great skill in the administration of her business.
example: The principal’s job is the administration of the school.
definition 2: those in charge of directing or managing, considered collectively.
example: The hospital administration refused to consider the employees’ arguments.
definition 3: the executive officers of a government, considered collectively, or the term of office of such officers.
example: Lyndon Johnson was vice president during the administration of John Kennedy.
example: No one in this administration is in favor of changing the current law.