I am going to start a process of vocabulary learning a whole oxford dictionnary
with this forums so if you want to learn whole dictionary then you have to participate with me and the process is as describe following:–
Process: I write a first word of the dictionnary with it’s mean and usage in a sentence then if you see it, read it and learn it then you have to write next word
of the dictionnary with it’s mean and usage in the sentence then I will see it, read it and learn it and this process will be continuously remains day by day.
So, Plz participate with me:-
aardvark: an south african pig like animal
I saw an aardvark when I was coming back to my home.
I think there is no need to learn the whole dictionary. Even if you have a great wish you can’t do it. In order to learn new English words just read the dictionary and choose those words you use in your everyday life. You can write a post telling us about the words you have chosen and we’ll make up sentences with them.
I doubt that abacterial is likely to be used this way. I would expect it to be used (especially by medical experts) to describe an ailment which is not caused by or has no significant presence of bacteria.
antibacterial ([color=red]a) destructive to or inhibiting the growth of bacteria
Nowadays, most liquid soaps are advertised as being antibacterial. It takes about two minutes for the antibacterial components to do their job. Unfortunately, when people wash their hands, they usually wash the soap off sooner than that.
. abate v.t. To bring down or reduce from a higher to a lower state,
number, or degree; to lessen; to diminish; to contract; to
moderate; to cut short; as, to abate a demand; to abate
pride, zeal, hope.
e.g.We must abate the smoke nuisance in our big cities
[i]Well this way could not be denied. The problem is this how much times the man planed to spend to finish it, and also, when he finished the last words, how can he guarantee that he still keep the first one in mind? I think he would better consider those details before to start.
Tomorrow there will be a test on the meanings of words found in an English dictionary. The scope of the test will be abbreviated, however, and will cover only those words also appearing in this thread.