Category: Academic Vocabulary of the Day
definition 1: to contain, as a whole contains its parts.
example: The list includes all of our names.
example: Does the recipe include eggs?
example: The dinner menu includes appetizers and entrees, but not desserts.
definition 2: to incorporate in a group or class.
example: We have to include all our relatives on the guest list.
example: She invited a group of her friends for dinner, but I was not included.
definition 3: to take into account.
example: The price of lunch does not include soup. Soup is extra.
example: Did you include all of the factors in your analysis?
kan s@ kw@nt li
definition: as a result; therefore; accordingly.
example: She couldn’t sleep last night and consequently was tired all day today.
example: The soldiers were not prepared for another attack; consequently, they were unable to adequately defend themselves.
k@n suhmp sh@n
definition 1: the act or process of using up or consuming.
example: Consumption of fuel for heating increases during the cold winter months.
example: The famine was caused by the consumption of crops by locusts.
definition 2: the purchase of goods and services.
example: Consumption in the U.S. is generally at its highest during the holiday season.
definition 3: a wasting away of living tissue, or of the body as a whole, esp. when caused by tuberculosis of the lungs.
example: The writer George Orwell died of consumption at the age of 46.
he mih sfir
definition 1: either of two halves of the terrestrial globe, formed by dividing it into northern and southern parts at the equator, or into eastern and western parts at a meridian.
example: The continents of North and South America are located in the Western Hemisphere of our planet.
example: The Arctic Ocean is in the Northern Hemisphere.
definition 2: a half of any sphere, such as the celestial sphere.
example: If you were to cut a ball exactly in half, you’d end up with two hemispheres.
definition 3: either lateral half of the cerebellum or cerebrum.
example: Injury to her left hemisphere caused some language impairment.
@ rI j@ neIt
definition 1: to arise or coming into being.
example: These languages originated from a common source.
example: His novel originated from stories about his own family.
example: Buddhism and Hinduism both originated in the Indian subcontinent.
definition 2: of public transportation, to begin at a specified location.
example: This bus originates in Boston.
definition: to create or give being to.
example: Sigmund Freud originated the techniques and theories of psychoanalysis.