Create an account
occurring or succeeding by terns
to perform by turns or in succession
one that substitutes for or alternates with another
having simultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings toward sb. or sth.
e.g. I have a very ambivalent attitude towards giving charity.
the act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; to waylay
a sudden attack made from a concealed position
a preceding event, condition, or cause;
a person's ancestors;
preceding in time and order
any of various compounds that counteract histamine in the body and that are used for treating allergic reactions and cold symptoms
the point in the orbit of an object orbiting the earth that is at the greatest distance from the center of the earth
a strange figure appearing suddenly and thought to be a ghost;
an unusual or unexpected sight
to be attractive or interesting;
to take a lower court's decision to a higher court for review
with reference to; regarding
e.g. I thought her remarks were very apropos.
a place where trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes
a typically curved structural member spanning an opening and serving as a support;
to have the curved shape of such a structure
the people of the highest social class esp. from noble families;
government in which power is held by the nobility
to claim or seize without justification
e.g. presidents who have arrogated the power of Congress to declare war
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together