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supine

Definition: (adjective) Inactive, passive, or inert, especially from indolence or indifference.
Synonyms:lethargic, passive, apathetic, listless
Usage:No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried. Discuss. Play

Daily Grammar Lesson

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Modal Auxiliary Verbs - Shall

The modal auxiliary verb "shall" is used in many of the same ways as "will," including to form future tenses and to make requests or offers. Generally, "shall" is only used with what subject pronouns? More... Discuss

Article of the Day

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Parallel Universes

A parallel universe—a self-contained, separate reality coexisting with one's own—has become a popular fantasy and science fiction trope. Time travel and altered states of consciousness are common access points for parallel universes, though authors have also transported their characters to fanciful lands through physical portals, like the wardrobe in C.S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia series. What interpretation of quantum physics posits that parallel universes actually exist? More... Discuss

This Day in History

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WWI Nurse Edith Cavell Executed for Aiding Allied Soldiers (1915)

An English nurse, Cavell was working to improve the nursing standards at a Brussels hospital when World War I broke out. After Germany occupied Belgium, she became involved with an underground group that helped about 200 Allied soldiers escape to the Netherlands. In 1915, she was arrested by the German occupation authorities and court-martialed. Despite diplomatic pressure on Germany, she was executed and became a celebrated martyr of the Allies. What reportedly went wrong at the execution? More... Discuss

Today's Birthday

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Luciano Pavarotti (1935)

Originally a schoolteacher, Pavarotti only began his vocal training in his 20s but nevertheless became one of the most successful tenors of all time. He made his professional debut in 1961 and then debuted at La Scala in 1965 and the Metropolitan Opera in 1968. A popular favorite, Pavarotti was noted for the rich and ringing clarity of his voice as well as for his immense personal charm. At the peak of his career, his concerts drew hundreds of thousands of attendees. Where did he last perform? More... Discuss

Quotation of the Day

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Nothing can be so quick and sudden as the operations of the mind, especially when hope, or fear, or jealousy, to which the two others are but journeymen, set it to work.

Henry Fielding (1707-1754) Discuss

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Comparative adjectives are never ___________.


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n. Sediment deposited by flowing water, as in a riverbed, flood plain, or delta
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Today's Holiday

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Feast of the Virgin of the Pillar

According to legend, the Virgin Mary appeared to St. James the Apostle when he was in Saragossa (Zaragoza), Spain. She spoke to him from the top of a pillar, which he interpreted as a sign that he should build a chapel where the column stood. The Feast of the Virgin of the Pillar is observed with special masses and processions, such as the Gigantes—giant cardboard and canvas figures representing Spanish kings and queens or famous literary and historical figures—and the cabezudos, or "big heads"—grotesque puppets with huge heads. More... Discuss

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mouth-breathing

(used before a noun) Dimwitted, foolish, or stupid; of low or stunted intelligence. More... Discuss