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impossible to comprehend or interpret; mysterious.
We could not tell from the surgeon’s inscrutable expression whether the operation had been a success or not.
definition: a point of reference for judging value, quality, change, or the like; standard to which others can be compared.
example: We use the national average on these tests as a benchmark so that we can evaluate our own school’s performance.
example: The team of that year established a benchmark for success in the sport that all later teams have tried to live up to.
1. a vigorous struggle; scuffle.
A scrimmage ensued as food supplies began to be passed out.
2. a preliminary or minor encounter between enemy troops; skirmish.
That day’s fighting was a scrimmage; the real battle was yet to come.
3. in football, an informal or practice game usu. played between subgroups of a single team.
He performs well in the scrimmages, but has yet to prove himself in an actual game.
4. in football, any action taking place between the teams after the ball is snapped and before it is declared out of play.
His first pass was intercepted during the scrimmage.
to participate or oppose in a scrimmage.
to arrange for or reserve in advance.
I will bespeak your place in line.
to signify or indicate.
Her actions bespeak good intentions.
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definition: to arrive at a climax or conclusion (usually followed by “in”).
example: The celebration will culminate in fireworks.
example: The long negotiations finally culminated in a treaty.
example: The political demonstration culminated in mass arrests.
definition: to bring to a climax or conclusion.
example: The commencement ceremony was a grand occasion, and a speech by the governor culminated the event.