@ trIb yut
definition 1: to regard as the result of.
example: Scientists are attributing the increase in the number of violent storms to global climate change.
example: To what can we attribute this dramatic change in your attitude?
definition 2: to regard as a characteristic of.
example: In the novel, the writer attributes innocence and gentleness to the impoverished peasants.
definition 3: to regard as the maker of.
example: The museum attributes these unsigned sketches to Leonardo Da Vinci.
ae trih byut
definition: a characteristic or quality.
example: Honesty is a famous attribute of President Abraham Lincoln, who was often referred to as “Honest Abe.”
example: The finest attribute of this restaurant is its elegant atmosphere.
In ihk stre mis
in extremity (Latin); under extreme circumstances or at the point of death.
“The eyeballs had rolled up and back somewhat, as they mostly do when a hound is in extremis.” (A.J. Dawson, Jan, a Dog and a Romance)
traen zI sh@n
definition: a process of changing from one position, stage, or situation to another.
example: There were painful experiences during his transition from boyhood to manhood.
example: The nation’s citizens hoped for a peaceful transition from dictatorship to democracy.
example: The life cycle of the monarch butterfly includes its transition from caterpillar to pupa and from pupa to butterfly.
ihk stre mih ti
1. the farthest reach or point of a thing.
The extremities of the field were marked by a fence.
2. the greatest degree or utmost extreme.
At that moment, they felt the extremity of fear.
3. (usu. pl.) the parts of the body extending from the limbs; hands and feet.
Blood circulation in her extremities is rather poor.
4. a condition of extreme danger or distress.
He didn’t understand the extremity of the situation.
o v@r awl [or] o v@r awl
definition 1: from one limit to the other; entire.
example: The overall distance across Australia is about four thousand kilometers.
definition 2: with respect to or including nearly everything; general.
example: Although there were a few positive reviews, the overall opinion of the critics was that the play was simply dull.
example: I scored highest in one of the events, but my sister was the overall winner of the competition.
definition: for the most part; in general.
example: Overall, I’d say our presentation went very well.