How can we help?
You can also find more resources in our
Select a category
Something is confusing
Something is broken
I have a suggestion
What is your email?
What is 1 + 3?
British Lit Vocab: Flect & Ten
bend, as to flex a limb
pliable; not rigid; tractable
muscle that serves to bend a limb
bend the knee; touch the right knee to the ground, as in worship
change in the pitch or tone of a person's voice
1. throw back light rays, as from a mirror
involuntary response to a stimulus
act of keeping back or detaining
1. irrelevant; not pertinent; inappropriate
adhering firmly to a purpose or opinion; very persistent
having to do with the matter at hand; relevant
tenacious; able to retain or remember
group of followers or assistants attending a distinguished person
firmness in holding fast; persistence
period of a tenant's temporary holding of real estate
principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true
1. period for which an office or position is held, as: "US Supreme Court justices enjoy a life tenure"
2. status assuring an employee a permanent position
incapable of being held or defended