Monday, September 26, 2005

english 005

a person who physically attacks another.

1 grasp mentally; understand : he couldn't comprehend her reasons for marrying Lovat | I simply couldn't comprehend what had happened.
2 formal include, comprise, or encompass : a divine order comprehending all men.

1 arrest (someone) for a crime : a warrant was issued but he has not been apprehended.
2 understand or perceive : great art invites us to apprehend beauty.
? anticipate (something) with uneasiness or fear.

very old or old-fashioned : prisons are run on archaic methods.

1 regard as probable; expect or predict : she anticipated scorn on her return to the theater | [with clause ] it was anticipated that the rains would slow the military campaign.
2 act as a forerunner or precursor of : he anticipated Bates's theories on mimicry and protective coloration.

the feeling or belief that someone or something is worthless or despicable; contempt : I do not wish to become the object of scorn | [in sing. ] a general scorn for human life.

the feeling that a person or a thing is beneath consideration, worthless, or deserving scorn : he showed his contempt for his job by doing it very badly.

contemptuous ridicule or mockery : my stories were greeted with derision and disbelief.

hang or swing loosely : saucepans dangled from a rail | [ trans. ] they were dangling their legs over the water.

jump or dive quickly and energetically : our daughters whooped as they plunged into the sea.

extend out, over, or beyond the main body or line of something : a rock jutted out from the side of the bank.

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