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noun- a word formed from the initial letters of a name or by combining initial letters or parts of a series of words
noun A) word element, such as a prefix or suffix that is attached o a base, stem, or root; B) something that is attached, joined or added; transitive verb A) to secure (an object) to another; attach: affix a stamp to a letter B) to place at the end: affix postscript
noun A) the invention of new words B) an invented word or phrase C) the process of making coins
adjective A) used in or suitable to spoken language or to writing that imitates speech; controversial B) informal in style of expression
noun the formation or use of a word sounding somewhat like the one intended but humorously wrong in the context: "polo bear" rather than "polar bear"
compound noun a word formed by merging the sounds and meanings of two different words; blend
noun a figure of speech in which two essentially unlike things are compared, often in a phrase introduced by like or as
noun an accidental but humorous distortion of words in a phrase formed by interchanging the initial sounds
adjective A) difficult to satisfy or please; exacting B) possessing or displaying careful attention to detail
noun the ability to see what is likely to happen and to prepare for it accordingly; careful thought or concern for the future
adjective exercising caution, good judgement, or common sense in handing practical matters; giving thought to one's actions and their consequences
adjective A) attentive to the finer points of etiquette and formal conduct B) very careful and exact
adjective A) careful in choosing; particular; discriminating B) highly specific in activity; selective pesticides
adjective A) having a system, method, or plan; carried out in a step-by-step procedure B) orderly in arranging things or getting things done; purposely regular
adjective A) performing or performed with careless, often thoughtless, ease B) marked by a quickness or fluency that suggests insincerity
adjective A) not having a noble character or purpose; dishonorable B) not of the nobility; common
plural noun A) the accepted customs and rules of behavior of a particular social group, generally regarded by that group as essential to survival and welfare and often having the force of law
adjective A) characteristic of people or things away from the capital of a country; a provincial simplicity of speech or dress B) limited in range or perspective; narrow; ill-informed; unsophisticated C) of or relating to a province
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