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Unformatted text preview: cut and dried an expression meaning "strictly business" without time for or need of pleasantries. dime a dozen an expression used to imply that something is available in large quantities. The fact that the item is not rare suggests that it is not of great value. exhibitions public shows or displays, as of art, industrial products, athletic feats, and so on. Hercules in Greek and Roman myth, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, renowned for his strength and courage, especially, as shown in his performance of twelve labors imposed on him. Ignoramus an ignorant and stupid person. immerse to absorb deeply; engross. incipient in the first stage of existence; just beginning to exist or to come to notice. initiative the action of taking the first step or move; responsibility for beginning or originating....
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Houston.
- Fall '11