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.
1. a distinct formal unit such as a design, theme, or musical phrase that may repeat in, dominate, characterize, or be a prominent feature of an aesthetic or decorative work.
We see the artist’s wave motif in many of her paintings.
2. a similar dominant or recurring element in folk tales, advertising or political campaigns, or the like.
The theft of fire is a common motif in folklore and myth.
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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.
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1. the distinctive character or mood of an environment; atmosphere.
The restaurant creates a relaxing ambiance with its soft lighting.
2. environment; surroundings.
She’d been fearful of going away to college, but she blossomed in this new ambiance.