Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Category: Word of the Day

Daily definitions and usage information for all who want to increase and hone their vocabulary.

Sep
29
2017

transpose

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traenz poz

transitive verb
1.   to exchange the position or order of (two things).
He accidentally transposes the “t” and the “h” when he types too fast.
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Sep
28
2017

heckle

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he k@l

transitive verb
to interrupt (someone) during a public speech or performance with intentionally annoying pr provocative remarks or questions.
Angry members of the audience heckled the speaker so much that he sometimes could not be heard.
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Sep
27
2017

requite

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rih kwaIt

transitive verb
1.  to return in kind; give or feel in return.
She cared for him but could not requite his love.
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Sep
26
2017

tarry

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taer i

intransitive verb
1.  to delay or postpone starting or acting; linger.
If you tarry much longer, you won’t finish in time.

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Sep
25
2017

carouse

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k@ raUz

intransitive verb
to revel in a boisterous and drunken manner.
They’d been carousing in the bar and were now staggering home, still singing and shouting.

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