n. one of the gases which make up the air
n. a sheet of information in the form of a table, graph, or diagram
v. make a map of an area
a. of more than one
n. form of a noun which refers to more than one person or thing
n. long piece of cloth worn about the head, neck, or shoulders
An officer was placing two soldiers at the door of each drawing-room, and was advancing towards Danglars, preceded by a commissary of police, girded with his scarf.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 96. The Contract.
The junction of the bodice and drawers was entirely concealed by one of the many-colored scarfs, whose brilliant hues and rich silken fringe have rendered them so precious in the eyes of Parisian belles.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 49. Haidee.
n. a word which describes a noun
a. on or counted in tens or tenths; based on ten
n. a number like .2, .48, .05, etc
n. a large building or series of buildings containing a variety of retail stores
n. an apparatus for receiving waves
n. a wheeled vehicle, in particular to transport goods, materials
There was sheds made out of poles and roofed over with branches, where they had lemonade and gingerbread to sell, and piles of watermelons and green corn and such-like truck.
"Strawberries and such truck," I says.
You always want more'n your share of the truck, and you've always got it, too, because you've swore 't if you didn't you'd tell.'
n. a plane figure with three straight sides and three angles
These two men, thus opposed in age and interests, resembled two parts of a triangle, presenting the extremes of separation, yet nevertheless possessing their point of union.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 79. The Lemonade.
n. the smallest unit without losing its own chemical nature, consisting usually of two or more atoms
n. an affix that is added at the end of word
n.a soft pear-shaped fruit with sweet dark flesh and many small seeds, eaten fresh or dried
n. a long-handled garden tool used for breaking up the soil
The spade, and hoe, and fork were very useful.
And now the boy had to plant and water the garden, hoe and dig, and bear the wind and bad weather.
v. discover the exact place or position of
And now the tiresome chirping of a cricket that no human ingenuity could locate, began.
The sharp gaze of Caderousse was instantly directed towards the priest's garments, as though hoping to discover the location of the treasure.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn.
v. injure, as by a blow or collision; contuse; fight with the fists
The boys seized each others' hands and fled, with many tumblings and bruises, to the shelter of a great oak that stood upon the riverbank.
n. a young waitress in a nightclub whose costume includes the tail and ears of a rabbit
n. a young rabbit
n. auxiliary activity; activity or interest pursued outside one's regular occupation
n. a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
Well, all through the circus they done the most astonishing things; and all the time that clown carried on so it most killed the people.
n. an outlying farm building for storing grain
v. cut, sculpt
Peppino picked up the louis, and Danglars again prepared to carve the fowl.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 115. Luigi Vampa's Bill of Fare.
Then, with his knife, he began to carve all sorts of objects in wood; it was thus that Pinelli, the famous sculptor, had commenced.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
Meantime the master looked to see that the table was properly laid, and took the great knife, wherewith he was going to carve the chickens, and sharpened it on the steps.
n. trash, worthless or nonsensical matter, food wastes
n. any aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming
AFTER dinner all the gang turned out to hunt for turtle eggs on the bar.
n. a fried bread of minced beef served on a bun
n. an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
n. a relatively large open container used to wash body
n. an outdoor area for children's play
n. an area where many people go for recreation
n. a state in southwestern United States
n. spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space
n. a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved
n. coast; beach; the shore of a sea or ocean
The fisherman did not much like the business: however, he went to the seashore; and when he came back there the water looked all yellow and green.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers GrimmContext Highlight In THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE
n. tree with 10 - 40 meters tall; hard, dark brown wood of any of these trees
They were perfectly round white things a trifle smaller than an English walnut.
n. a city and resort in southeastern Florida, the best known city in Florida
n. open the mouth wide with a deep inhalation, usually involuntarily from drowsiness
So at last, with a sigh and a yawn, he gave it up.
In the dead waste and middle of the night, when churchyards yawn.
Sid yawned, stretched, then brought himself up on his elbow with a snort, and began to stare at Tom.
n. grass such as wheat, oats, or corn, the starchy grains of which are used as food.
v. reprocess; use again after processing
v. fill something that had previously been emptied
n. a prescription drug that is provided again
The basin was refilled, and this time he stood over it a little while, gathering resolution; took in a big breath and began.
n. someone who travels for pleasure
He was one of those English tourists who consume a large fortune in travelling.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 69. The Inquiry.
Ordinarily one could find half a dozen bits of candle stuck around in the crevices of this vestibule, left there by tourists; but there were none now.
In one place, far from the section usually traversed by tourists, the names "BECKY & TOM" had been found traced upon the rocky wall with candle-smoke, and near at hand a grease-soiled bit of ribbon.
a. not safe from attack
a. lacking in security
About two hours afterwards its foundation was reported to be unsafe; but the report did not prevent the new occupant establishing himself there with his modest furniture the same day at five o'clock.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal.
n. a recording of moving visual images made digitally or on tape
v. take up or begin again
v. start an engine again