my English practice - Advent n. coming arrival The advent...

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Advent n. coming arrival The advent of the automobile greatly increased the demand for petroleum. The advent of the automobile greatly increased the demand for petroleum. Ambiguous adj having more than one meaning Ambiguous connotation archeologists archaeologists decipher decipher Cipher is a code or puzzle, decipher means solve a puzzle written in code. Cipher is a code or puzzle, decipher means solve a puzzle written in code. Denote An x next to the name on the list denoted a person who is chosen for the soccer team. Illiterate unable to read In many village nearly everyone was illiterate and unschooled, and the few who could read held great power. Ingenious Inscription something written into a piece of rock or metal Phonetic related to the sounds in a language Symbolic acting as a sign for some other thing or idea Since the 1970s, yellow ribbons have been symbolic of hope that some one will return from a dangerous situation. Symbolic is often followed by the phrase indicating the meaning of a symbol The sentence it’s hard to say is ambiguous, with different meaning in different context. Advent approach Decipher figure out the meaning Ingenious newly invented in a clever way Inscription something written into a hard surface Phonetic related to spoken sounds The connotation was I have an headache Ambiguous Abstract not concrete and realistic not obviously related to everyday every day experience Abstract Abstract painting became popular partly because early photography was realistic. Context a large environment that something fits into In the context of sovia Russia, public art had to be about the triumph of communism and its leaders Depict to show in picture Michelangelo’s painting on the ceiling of the Sistiine chapel depict scenes from the bible. Dimension a direction or surface with which something can be measured an aspect The three dimension of physical objects are length width and depth Esthetically in a way that relates to beauty or appearance The outside of the office building is esthetically pleasing, but the inside is dark and unpleasant. Perspective a way of seeing from a particular location a way of thinking about something From my perspective, the entire town can be seen through a set of large window. They held different perspective on how to care for their aging. Portrayal a description or drawing that reflects a certain point of view Most portrayals of Abraham Lincoln emphasize his sense of humor and his honesty. Portrayal by an of phrase to indicate what is being described Something as it really looks
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Realism was popular among seventh-century Flemish painters like Rembradt Van rijn Spectrum a range of different things, usually colors Bart’s colorful designs include every color of the spectrum, from deep blue to vibrant red 1.allegiance my allegiance to my country is based on respect for principles 2. artillery an artillery barrage broke down the city’s thick walls within seconds 3. The 47 th artillery fired on rebels camped in the city center
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course EOSC 118 taught by Professor Daveturner during the Spring '10 term at The University of British Columbia.

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