Category: Academic Vocabulary of the Day
definition 1: to return to a previous state, practice, belief, or the like.
example: After the conquerors withdrew, the tribes reverted to their former religion.
example: The untended garden reverted to a sea of weeds.
example: I’ve gained weight since I reverted to my old eating habits.
definition 1: to increase the wealth of.
example: The new director hoped to enrich the company with an innovative product line.
example: These swindlers enrich themselves by preying upon innocent people.
definition 2: to provide with an increased quantity of any valuable or desirable thing or quality.
example: The teacher enriched the students’ understanding of philosophy.
example: The milk is enriched with vitamin D.
definition 3: to cause to be more interesting, important, or rewarding.
example: They enriched the school’s curriculum by adding more art and music.
example: I have always found that reading enriches my life.
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definition 1: mental firmness, determination, or resolve.
example: Without strong resolution, she would not have risen to the top of her profession.
definition 2: a personal decision to do something made with sincere determination.
example: He made a resolution to get more exercise, and so far he has stuck to it.
definition 3: a statement, decision, or course of action decided upon by a group or organization, esp. one formally adopted by a legislature.
example: The resolution was adopted in order to combat the problem of piracy in the region.
definition 4: a solution or satisfactory end to a quarrel, conflict, or legal dispute.
example: Both sides were happy to have arrived at a resolution.
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definition 1: the power of knowing or apprehending something directly, without learning it consciously or submitting it to processes of logic.
example: She never learned the rules of grammar, but she writes well using her intuition about what is correct.
definition 2: something known or apprehended in this way.
example: He had an intuition that the killer was still in the house.
definition: something resembling a dove’s tail in shape, esp. a wedge-shaped part, or tenon, that protrudes from one piece of wood and fits snugly into a wedge-shaped opening, or mortise, in another piece of wood, forming a joint.
definition 1: to fit together by means of a dovetail or dovetails.
definition 2: to fit together precisely or harmoniously.
example: Your plan to provide part-time work to city youth dovetails nicely with our efforts to beautify the city parks this summer.