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Mnemonic Dictionary - Fun and easy way to build your vocabulary!

Mnemonic Dictionary - Fun and easy way to build your vocabulary!
distraught - Dictionary definition and meaning for word distraught Definition (adj) deeply agitated especially from emotion Example Sentence distraught with grief Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for distraught This year because of drought people were upset and anxious its like...dis(not)+traught(thought) he did "not thought" of his failure in he is upset

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Pixnary - Visual Vocabulary for CAT "Coleridge was evidently one of those people who abase themselves excessively in the hope of never having to hear their faults expressed on the lips of others." "What would possess anyone to take such blessings and abase them with dollar signs?" "Where the people are Catholic and submissive to the law of God, as declared and applied by the vicar of Christ and supreme pastor of the church, democracy may be a good form of government; but combined with Protestantism or infidelity in the people, its inevitable tendency is to lower the standard of morality, to enfeeble intellect, to abase character, and to retard civilization, as even our short American experience amply proves."

TOEFL Archives - Daily Vocab English Hindi meaning, Pictures, Mnemonics, Word Usage Sorcery Vocab Meme +1 Vocabulary Word to your Wordlist Sorcery [sawr-suh-ree] (noun) the use of magic, especially black magic. English Language Resources from Macmillan Dictionary After the success of Real Grammar – a series where we discussed 10 grammar topics that people are often uncertain about – we are now opening up the debate with Real Vocabulary. As part of this Real Vocabulary series, we are welcoming Scott Thornbury, author of An A-Z of ELT, Beyond the Sentence and Uncovering Grammar. In his 10-part video collection, he will discuss common misconceptions about certain vocabulary questions, such as “When do you say awesome” and “Can you grow a company?”. In these videos, Scott will explain whether these usages are acceptable. Over on the blog, Editor-in-Chief Michael Rundell will follow up each video with a post about a similar topic, explaining which vocabulary ‘rules’ should be followed – or ignored. Scroll down to watch the first videos and read the accompanying blog post.

The rules of sarcasm Sarcasm is so ubiquitous these days, it almost goes unnoticed. But, as David Beckham proved, when he was sent off this week for seemingly clapping a referee who had just booked him, not everyone is a fan. The trick is to use sarcasm intelligently, and sparingly. Astrophysics Astrophysics People have gazed at the stars, given them names, and observed their changes for thousands of years. NASA joined the ancient pursuit of knowledge of our universe comparatively recently. Goals The science goals of Astrophysics are breathtaking: we seek to understand the universe and our place in it. We are starting to investigate the very moment of creation of the universe and are close to learning the full history of stars and galaxies. We are discovering how planetary systems form and how environments hospitable for life develop.

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3,000 Core English Vocabulary Words Learner's Dictionary mobile search Learner's Dictionary 3,000 Core Vocabulary Words Our editors have identified 3,000 English words that are most important for Learners to know. International Business: Sarcasm is never lost in translation: yeah, right! Some cultures understand satire and sarcasm better than others. Though residents of the United States and other locales like the United Kingdom encounter such humor in everyday life, the tongue-in-cheek approach is quite foreign to other cultures. In fact, many readers may not recognize or understand the sarcasm in the title of this column, "Sarcasm is never lost in translation – yeah, right!" Baratunde Thurston, Web editor for the famous satirical newspaper, The Onion, illustrated the intercultural dangers of sarcasm and satire in "A Conversation about Comedy and Politics" in 2010 on, when he told of an article in The Onion titled "Congress threatens to leave D.C. unless new Capitol is built."

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