Dictionaries & Thesauruses
mobi |eng | 2011-09-19 | Author:Merriam-Webster Inc.

jiminy See JEEPERS. [alter. of Gemini] jingo See CHAUVINISM. [fr. Jingo supporter of the British belligerent attitude toward Russia in 1878, fr. jingo (a mild oath), prob. euphemism for Jesus; ...
( Category: Dictionaries & Thesauruses July 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2007-05-24 | Author:Rutherford, Donald

Further reading: Coddington 1976; Klein 1952; Laidler 1999; Leijonhufvud 1968; Patinkin 1956 LABOUR The factor of production which cooperates with land and capital to produce goods and services. It is ...
( Category: Economics July 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 1975-12-31 | Author:Raymond Williams [Williams, Raymond]

L LABOUR Among the two earliest examples of the use of labour in English are ‘bigin a laboure … and make a toure’ and ‘quit o labur, and o soru’ ...
( Category: Words, Language & Grammar July 20,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-07-18 | Author:Barbara G. Walker

The constellation of Cancer was vitally important to Egyptians, Persians, Hindus, Chinese, Babylonians, and other ancient civilizations, even those of South America. All were convinced that the world would end ...
( Category: Women's Studies July 19,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-07-17 | Author:Ann Cook

Review Exercise K: Modifying Three-Word Set Phrases Track 252 When you continue to modify a set phrase, you maintain the original intonation pattern and simply add an unstressed modifier. Review ...
( Category: English as a Second Language July 18,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:David Olsen & Michelle Bevilacqua & Justin Cord Hayes & Burton Jay Nadler

NOUNS dementia (dih-MEN-shuh). A mental illness characterized by loss of reason. Owing to the deceased’s DEMENTIA at the time the will was signed, there was considerable legal wrangling over the ...
( Category: Dictionaries & Thesauruses July 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2000-07-08 | Author:Simpson, Jacqueline; Roud, Steve; & Steve Roud

L ladder. The idea that it is unlucky to walk under a ladder is one of the most widely known and practised *superstitions of modern times, being by far the ...
( Category: Dictionaries & Thesauruses July 9,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Stephen D. Rogers [ROGERS, STEPHEN D.]

A SIGN LANGUAGE OF THE TIMES Just as people developed regional languages, they developed regional sign languages. There are an estimated 200 sign languages used in the world today. Like ...
( Category: Dictionaries & Thesauruses July 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2014-01-08 | Author:Jared Romey [Romey, Jared]

más pesado que maletín de gasfiter: literally “heavier than a plumber’s toolbox”, annoying, bothersome. más pesado que tanque a pedales: literally “heavier than a tank with pedals”, refers to a ...
( Category: Foreign Language Study & Reference June 24,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-03-12 | Author:Samuel E. Martin

Instead of using a specific ordinal number, you can add -me to the numbers made with the counter -ban, and use these with any noun: ichiban-me no heya ‘the first ...
( Category: Words, Language & Grammar May 30,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-05-29 | Author:Scott Sorensen

jackknife fart: this fart can only be released by physically bending at the waist and grabbing on to your ankles. jacklight fart: a fart used when hunting or fishing at ...
( Category: Humor May 29,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-05-10 | Author:Harriet Dyer

HETEROCENTRISM The assumption that all people are heterosexual. We see heterocentrism within society in all sorts of ways. Working on an assumption that everyone is straight means that LGBTQ+ people ...
( Category: Dictionaries & Thesauruses May 28,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-06-29 | Author:Stefan Van Woenzel [Woenzel, Stefan van]

L L/15 Litres at 15º C/60º F. The oil market’s standard quantity measurements are reported at this temperature. Initial measurements are done at actual temperature and then it is converted ...
( Category: Encyclopedias & Subject Guides May 17,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-05-14 | Author:Dave Dowling

Grateful, Gratified, Gratuitous Grateful means to feel gratitude. Many parents are grateful for the principal’s intervention. Gratified means to give pleasure or satisfy. Walter’s achievements in high school gratified his ...
( Category: Words, Language & Grammar May 14,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-10-11 | Author:Lopez, Donald S., Jr., Buswell, Robert E., Jr.

( Category: World April 30,2018 )

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