te rə ta lə ji
the scientific study of biological deformities or monstrosities.
definition 1: to include as a necessary or inevitable part, condition, or result.
example: Establishing a new business involves risk.
example: Playing on the team involves a considerable investment of time.
example: The job involves dealing with customers and placing orders.
definition 2: to bring into connection or concern with.
example: Please don’t involve me in this battle you’re having with your mother.
definition 3: to engross; to command the attention of.
example: Her husband complains that her work involves her completely.
example: He was involved in the game and didn’t want to talk on the phone.
pra dih gəl
1. imprudent and excessive in spending; extravagant.
The prodigal young man had squandered the money his father had given him to start up his business.
2. giving profusely or abundantly; lavish or bountiful (often followed by of or with).
definition 1: the organized system of written symbols and vocal sounds with which humans communicate thoughts, ideas, or emotions.
example: It surprises adults that children can learn language so quickly.
definition 2: a particular such system whereby people of the same nationality, region, or culture communicate with one another.
example: Much of the academic vocabulary of the English language derives from Latin.
definition 3: a style of writing or speaking, especially with respect to the particular type of words chosen.
example: The young poet’s language is vivid and powerful.
example: The boy’s mother scolded him for using profane language.
pro kruh sti ən
(often capitalized) pertaining to the forcing of someone or something into conformity with preconceptions.
It was pleasant to me to look on an ordinary face, and see it light up into a smile, and think with myself: “there is one heart that will judge of me by what I am, and not by a Procrustean dogma.”