A Dictionary of Contemporary American Usage by Evans B., Evans C.

By Evans B., Evans C.

A Dictionary of up to date American utilization КНИГИ ; ГУМАНИТАРНЫЕ НАУКИ Автор:Bergen Evans, Cornelia Evans Название: A Dictionary of latest American utilization Издательство: Random HouseГод: 1957 Формат: pdf Размер: 7 Mb Язык: английскийWhen we communicate or write we wish to be understood and revered. we wish to express our which means and we wish to do it in a manner that might command admiration. to complete those ends we needs to be aware of the meanings of phrases, their particular meanings and their connotations, implications and overtones, and we needs to understand how to mix phrases successfully into sentences.A dictionary might help us to appreciate the that means of a notice. however the purely technique to comprehend a note absolutely is to determine it in use in as many contexts as attainable. which means a person who desires to enhance his vocabulary needs to learn very much and needs to ensure that he is aware what he reads... rapidshare zero 1 2 three four five

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In speaking of insects, either form may be used but antennae is generally preferred. antepenult. The antepenult (a shortened form of antepenultima) is the last syllable but two in a word, as syl in monosyllable. See penult. anticipate; expect; hope; await. Anticipate, in its strictest sense, meant to seize or take possession of beforehand. ) From this sense it was a natural development to conceive of emotions, whether pleasant or unpleasant, being experienced before the event, so that one could, in anticipation, foretaste experiences (Some lives do antebellum actually anticipate the happiness of heaven).

An opponent is one who opposes, who takes the opposite side, usually in a controversy or a debate (My distinguished opponent, whom I regret to see among his present associates . ). An antagonist, in the strict sense, is one who opposes in a physical struggle (He that wrestles with us . . our antagonist . ). It is not always restricted to its strict sense but in extension it carries with it the suggestion of opposition in a hostile spirit, often in a particular contest or struggle (But at lust in Johnson, Macpherson found a formidable antagonist).

But, as it so often does in linguistic matters, usage triumphed over logic and every year thousands of young ladies become bachelors of arts and of science without anyone thinking them a whit less feminine for doing so. always; all ways. Always is an adverb meaning all the time, perpetually, uninterruptedly (1’11 be loving you, always. There’ll always be an England. The faucet always drips that way; we can’t turn it clear off) or every time, as opposed to occasionally or sometimes (He always takes the biggest share.

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