Flashcards in Deck 1 Deck (21):
1. to mark or divide (something written) with punctuation marks in order to make the meaning clear.
2. to interrupt at intervals:
1. derived from or guided by experience or experiment.
2. depending upon experience or observation alone, without using scientific method or theory, especially as in medicine.
3. provable or verifiable by experience or experiment.
Finance. the simultaneous purchase and sale of the same securities, commodities, or foreign exchange in different markets to profit from unequal prices.
1. Often, reins. a leather strap, fastened to each end of the bit of a bridle, by which the rider or driver controls a horse or other animal by pulling so as to exert pressure on the bit.
2. any of certain other straps or thongs forming part of a harness, as a checkrein.
3. any means of curbing, controlling, or directing; check; restraint.
4. reins, the controlling or directing power:
the reins of government.
1. tending to argument or strife; quarrelsome:
a contentious crew.
2. causing, involving, or characterized by argument or controversy:
3. Law. pertaining to causes between contending or opposing parties.
as much or as good as necessary for some requirement or purpose; fully sufficient, suitable, or fit (often followed by to or for):
"This car is adequate to our needs. adequate food for fifty people."
continuing without interruption; ceaseless; unending:
"an incessant noise."
to determine, check, or rectify the graduation of (any instrument giving quantitative measurements).
lasting for an indefinitely long time; enduring:
"her perennial beauty."
brilliantly or excessively showy:
1. to bump, push, shove, brush against, or elbow roughly or rudely.
2. to drive or force by, or as if by, pushing or shoving: The crowd jostled him into the subway.
to scatter or spread widely, as though sowing seed; promulgate extensively; broadcast; disperse
to make known by open declaration; publish; proclaim formally or put into operation
to overcome the distrust of hostility of; placate; win over
expert or nimble in the use of the hands or body; cleverly skillful, resourceful or ingenious
decrease in vigor, power, or extent; become weaker.
the state of being respected or admired; prestige.
designed to prevent the unauthorized use or reproduction of copyright material.
come together and form one mass or whole
present, appearing, or found everywhere