(usu. pl.) playful or funny actions; pranks.
The clown’s antics made the audience roar with laughter.
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k@n sIs t@nt
definition 1: steadily conforming to a regular style or pattern; not varying.
example: Her writing style is consistent across all her novels.
example: If you want your bread to turn out the same every time, you need to follow the recipe in a consistent manner.
definition 2: not contradictory; in agreement.
example: The statements in your summary should be consistent with all the points you’ve made earlier in your essay.
example: Unfortunately, his moralistic words are not consistent with his actions.
the rows of seats for spectators at a sports stadium, racetrack, or the like; often, a roofed section of the stands.
The grandstands are sold out for the championship game.
to act in a pretentious manner so as to call attention to oneself and impress those who are watching; show off.
One player always grandstands after he scores a goal.
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.