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December 2009. Meaning: portion of money, food, etc., given in charity; a small portion; money given by the govt. to unemployed workers Sentence: The.

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1 December 2009

2 Meaning: portion of money, food, etc., given in charity; a small portion; money given by the govt. to unemployed workers Sentence: The hurricane victims went to the local shelter to get their daily dole of survival necessities. Meaning: portion of money, food, etc., given in charity; a small portion; money given by the govt. to unemployed workers Sentence: The hurricane victims went to the local shelter to get their daily dole of survival necessities. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 1, 2009 dohl : noun Meaning: distribute in charity; give in small portions Sentence: He gathered blankets, pillows, pieces of clothing, and other supplies and doled them out to homeless people. Meaning: distribute in charity; give in small portions Sentence: He gathered blankets, pillows, pieces of clothing, and other supplies and doled them out to homeless people. dohl : verb

3 Meaning: Bitter, angry, or filled with resentment Sentence: Acrimonious marriages cause stress and anxiety for all involved and inevitably end in divorce. Meaning: Bitter, angry, or filled with resentment Sentence: Acrimonious marriages cause stress and anxiety for all involved and inevitably end in divorce. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 2, 2009 ak-ruh-moh-nee-uhs : adj

4 Meaning: marked by a vulgar display of wealth, talents, possessions, or success designed to impress people; showy Sentence: You should take the Rolls Royce to the party; it will be seen as ostentatious. Meaning: marked by a vulgar display of wealth, talents, possessions, or success designed to impress people; showy Sentence: You should take the Rolls Royce to the party; it will be seen as ostentatious. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 3, 2009 os-ten-tey-shuhs :adj

5 Meaning: lacking normal color; pale Sentence: The destruction of trees after the hurricane caused the hillsides to look pallid. Meaning: lacking normal color; pale Sentence: The destruction of trees after the hurricane caused the hillsides to look pallid. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 4, 2009 pal-id : adj

6 Meaning: eager to follow the wishes of others; bending to the will of another; submissive. Sentence: In spite of how sexist it sounded, Ken thought that wives should be subservient to their husbands. Meaning: eager to follow the wishes of others; bending to the will of another; submissive. Sentence: In spite of how sexist it sounded, Ken thought that wives should be subservient to their husbands. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 7, 2009 suh b-sur-vee-uh nt : adj

7 Meaning: having to do with like, or characterized by a spasm or spasms occurring very irregularly; intermittent Sentence: When water accidentally enters the esophagus, one automatically experiences spasmodic coughs in an effort to rid the windpipe of it. The Secretary of State proposed a continuous discussion of international affairs, not spasmodic actions at times of crisis Meaning: having to do with like, or characterized by a spasm or spasms occurring very irregularly; intermittent Sentence: When water accidentally enters the esophagus, one automatically experiences spasmodic coughs in an effort to rid the windpipe of it. The Secretary of State proposed a continuous discussion of international affairs, not spasmodic actions at times of crisis WORD OF THE IEKHS December 8, 2009 spaz-mod-ik : adj

8 Meaning: a total, humiliating, or ludicrous failure Sentence: It was harsh, but accurate, to call their first date a fiasco, for both Barbara and Charles agreed to never speak to each other again. Meaning: a total, humiliating, or ludicrous failure Sentence: It was harsh, but accurate, to call their first date a fiasco, for both Barbara and Charles agreed to never speak to each other again. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 9, 2009 fee-as-koh : noun

9 Meaning: an idea or opinion founded on mistaken logic or perception Sentence: Magellan and other explorers disproved the popular fallacy that the world is flat. Meaning: an idea or opinion founded on mistaken logic or perception Sentence: Magellan and other explorers disproved the popular fallacy that the world is flat. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 10, 2009 fal-uh-see : noun

10 Meaning: remaining unmoved and unaffected by other’s opinion or actions; impossible to alter or effect; incapable of being diverted from a given course Sentence: Everyone knows Superman was impervious to pain, except that caused by Kyptonite. Meaning: remaining unmoved and unaffected by other’s opinion or actions; impossible to alter or effect; incapable of being diverted from a given course Sentence: Everyone knows Superman was impervious to pain, except that caused by Kyptonite. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 11, 2009 im-pur-vee-uh s: adj

11 Meaning: stingy; miserly, meanly small or scanty, stingily; grudgingly Sentence: Even though she could afford it, the mean mother-in-law gave her grandchildren to most niggardly gifts. Meaning: stingy; miserly, meanly small or scanty, stingily; grudgingly Sentence: Even though she could afford it, the mean mother-in-law gave her grandchildren to most niggardly gifts. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 14, 2009 nig-erd-lee: adj.

12 Meaning: given to telling lies; untruthful; lying; having a false or lying character Sentence: The boy who cried “wolf” was so mendacious that no one believed him the one time he told the truth. Meaning: given to telling lies; untruthful; lying; having a false or lying character Sentence: The boy who cried “wolf” was so mendacious that no one believed him the one time he told the truth. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 15, 2009 men-dey-shuh s: verb.

13 Meaning: lacking interest or desire for action; indifferent; lacking in feeling; unemotional Sentence: The community was alarmingly apathetic towards the prostitute who had been raped. Meaning: lacking interest or desire for action; indifferent; lacking in feeling; unemotional Sentence: The community was alarmingly apathetic towards the prostitute who had been raped. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 16, 2009 ap-uh-thet-ik : adj

14 Meaning: impossible to correct or reform; very difficult to control or keep in order Sentence : It’s premature to call a challenging kindergartener incorrigible, but those who had dealt with Katie were greatly tempted to do so. Meaning: impossible to correct or reform; very difficult to control or keep in order Sentence : It’s premature to call a challenging kindergartener incorrigible, but those who had dealt with Katie were greatly tempted to do so. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 17, 2009 in-kawr-i-juh-buh l : adj.

15 Meaning: remarks or behavior intended to be amusing, usually out of keeping with a serious situation; lighthearted comments or behavior Sentence: Sometimes levity is a way of relieving the anxiety of a crisis situation. Meaning: remarks or behavior intended to be amusing, usually out of keeping with a serious situation; lighthearted comments or behavior Sentence: Sometimes levity is a way of relieving the anxiety of a crisis situation. WORD OF THE IEKHS December 18, 2009 lev-i-tee: noun


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