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khilji1979 Sunday, October 07, 2007 01:51 AM

solve this english composition paper
 
Solve this english composition paper.

[B] 1:Pair of words :[/B]

noxious,obnoxious,
Impudent, imprudent,
Hag, hug,
Affluent,effluent,
Eruption, irruption,
Venal, venial,
Egregious, gregarious,
Loath,loathe,
Impeccable, implacable,
Empathy, sympathy
Moral, amoral.


[B] 2:Idioms:[/B]

A poisoned chalice:
Hobson’s choice.
To give sb gyp.
Make no odd to sb.
Up/raise the ante.
To have ants in one’s pants.
In snatches.
To boot out .
To be at receiving end of sth.
At one’s finger tips.
To queer sb’pitch.
On pins and needles.
Beyond one’s ken.
Up in the air.
Down in the dump.
Go the whole hog:
Make a hash of sth:
The carrot and stick approach:
Go against the grain:
Off the rail:

[B]
3: Difficult words: just practice of words from M and N.[/B]

Miasma:
Moratorium:
Microcosm:
Murky:
Munificent:
Nettle:
Nebulous:
Non-commital:
Non-chalant:
Neophyte:

athena Friday, October 12, 2007 03:40 AM

noxious:hurtful, injurious as in noxious gases ;
obnoxious: annoyin, objectionable, offensive


Impudent: causing shame as in impudent child;
imprudent: indiscreet, unwise, not prudent

Hag; old lady, ;
hug:

Affluent; rich
;effluent waste material
Eruption,
irruption,
Venal,
venial,
Egregious,
gregarious,
Loath,
loathe,
Impeccable, i
mplacable,
Empathy,

sympathy


Moral,
amoral.

athena Friday, October 12, 2007 04:00 AM

Erruption: explosion, blow up as in erupting volcano
irruption, forced entry of something/ somone

Venal: someone/ something capable of being bribed/bought
venial: forgivable, as in venial sin

Egregious, bad evil
gregarious, sociable, friendly

Loath, reluctant, hesitant
loathe, hate despise

Impeccable, faultless
implacable, hard to appease, please or placate

Empathy, ability to understand or relate to feelings of others
sympathy conformity with other persons feeling,


Moral, pertaining to ethics,
amoral. indifferent to ethics

athena Friday, October 12, 2007 04:23 AM

Miasma; A vapour rising from marshes or decaying vegetables (or dead bodies??) infecting or poisoning the athmosphere.
Moratorium; a legal authorization, usually by a law passed in an emergency, to delay payment of money due, as in by a bank.
Microcosm: A miniature universe. Like the ecosystem in a pond. Or an animal cell?!?
Nettle: weeds or plants with stinging hair, so can be used in the context of something irritating
Munificent; generous...verry!
Nebulous: Cloudy , misty.
Neophyt; Beginner, Novice,amateur.

athena Friday, October 12, 2007 04:44 AM

poisoned chalice; something that harms the person it is given to although it seemed very good when they first got it
Hobson's choice; a situation in which it seems that you can choose between different things or actions, but there is really only one thing that you can take or do. It's Hobson's choice, because if I don't agree to do what they want, I'll lose my job.
To have ants in ones pants; to be restless
To up the ante; to increase the risk or cost of something.
in snatches: not continuously, sporadically .
on pins and needles; worried or excited about something
at your fingertips; easily available ;if you have information at your fingertips, you are able to get it very easily
Go the whole hog; to do something completely " since there were cracks in almost all the teacups, Idecided to go the whole hog and buy a new set"

khilji1979 Friday, October 12, 2007 05:30 PM

Solve this english composition paper.
1:Pair of words :






amble,ample


below:billow

dunk:duck

doll:dole




illusive:elusive
flux,influx void, devoid,

pry,prey,

wreath,wreathe, penitent, pertinent

writhe:write

wither:wether: rotund,round
scour: score







retched, wretched,

2:Idioms:
be /come etc within a whisker of sth/doing sth.
Putty in sb’s hands.
Out of the blue.
With out further /more ado.
To look askance at.

On your tod.
Hum and haw.
Flog a dead horse.
Flog sth to death.
Go spare:
All greek to someone.
Go pear-shaped.
In a cleft stick.
Dice with death.
To tread on one’s corn.
3:Difficult words: just practice of words from “p” and “S”.

prowl.
Proselytize:
Pussilanimous.
Philistine:
Plethora:

Slur:
Smear:
Sobriquet:
Sortie:
Supine:

athena Sunday, October 14, 2007 07:12 PM

Solve this English composition paper.
1. Pair of words :
amble
to go easily and unhurriedly; walk in a leisurely manner
ample
enough to fulfill the needs or purpose; adequate
below
lower place, rank etc.
billow
to swell, surge or rise as in billows of smoke,

dunk
to dip something like tea biscuit donut into something like tyea milk etc before eating it.
duck
to bend body suddenly to avoid a blow or in order to hide.


doll
a childs puppet made in an imitation of people.
dole
that which is given out like : “dole out food”
“doling out punishment”


illusive :that which is giving an illusion of something
elusive :that which isn’t easy to have within one’s grasp


flux
a continuous movement or continual change fashion is always in a state of flux

influx
entry of something or somone : mass influx of refugees ,
influx of dollars

void,
having no effect or result; ineffective; useless.
When used when referring to some law or rule: of no legal force, no value, null.
devoid
completely without; empty or destitute of.


prey
a person or thing that falls victim to someone or something
pry
obtain with difficulty to pry money from a miser
peer or snoop. to pry into peoples business.


wreath
a garland laid upon a grave or hung on a door, window, etc.
wreathe
to coil, twist, or entwine, esp. so as to form into a wreath


pertinent
relevant as in a pertinent question.
penitent
A person sorry for committing a sin/ crime and willing to repent/ atone for his sin.

writhe
to squirm, in twisting or turning movements “ he writhed in pain.
write
to inscribe letters on paper, blackboard using a pen, pencil, chalk etc.


rotund
round or rounded out; plump or stout. “Because of his sense of humour and rotund figure he was often sought for theatrical productions.”
round
something round or rounded; thing or part that is spherical,

scour
to remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of “ to scour a greasy frying pan”
score
to get by effort or merit; gain to score a resounding success
to make a point or points, as in a game
to keep account of by or as by lines or ; tally; mark

retch
to undergo the straining action of vomiting, esp. without bringing anything up
wretched
deeply distressed or unhappy; miserable; unfortunate

athena Sunday, October 14, 2007 07:17 PM

[QUOTE]doll
a childs puppet made in an imitation of people.
[/QUOTE]
oops I meant to write "a plaything or a toy"
but then again the meaning of this word is not reaally required over here is it? ;p

athena Wednesday, October 17, 2007 03:29 PM

come within a whisker of sth/doing sth:
To come into very close contact of something. “In the 2000 Presidential race Al Gore came within a whisker of winning the elections.”

Putty in someone’s hands.
If you are putty in somebodys hands it means that they can easily get you to do whatever they want. “Asad is so gullible, he’s putty in my hands”

Out of the blue.
Out of nowhere. Something unexpected.
‘I was just crossing the street when out of the blue a van rushed by and left me reeling”

With out further /more ado.
Without further delay. “Lets start the show without further ado”

To look askance at.
To look down on something. “ As we made our way to the principals office, all the teachers looked at us askance.”

Hum and haw.
To avoid giving an answer by speaking irrelevantly or unclearly. “ When the reporter asked if there was any truth to the scandal, he hummed and hawed before finally admitting the truth.”

Flog a dead horse.
To waste time trying to do something that will not succeed. “I have tried reasoning with her but I guess Im just flogging a dead horse.”


Go spare:
Get mad, angry, lose temper. “ My mom would go spare if she found out Ive been skipping classes lately.”

All greek to someone.
When someone doesn’t understand something, he/ she uses this term to show that it is like a foreign language to them. “I can never understand poetry. Its all greek to me.”

In a cleft stick.
To be in a difficult situation. “ Im in a cleft stick Ive just lost my job and rent is overdue.”

Dice with death.
To do something very dangerous. “You’re dicing with death speeding on your bike just after it has rained.”

muhammad jamal Wednesday, October 17, 2007 03:49 PM

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