Tag Archives: Glossary

Antithetical

Antithetical– Adjective Definition:¬†directly opposite or opposed http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antithetical The word was found in the newspaper on Monday November 3, 2014. The word is located in the middle of the article¬†http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/28/nyregion/flickering-lights-strange-music-and-a-ghost-at-a-brooklyn-restaurant-maybe.html. The sentence began “Antithetical to the neighborhood today, the working classes … Continue reading

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Translucent

Translucent- Adjective Definition:¬†not completely clear or transparent but clear enough to allow light to pass through http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/translucent The word was found in the New Times online Newspaper on Monday November 3,2014. The word was found in the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Asphalt

Asphalt– Noun Definition:a black substance that is used for making roads a dark bituminous substance that is found in natural beds and is also obtained as a residue in petroleum refining and that consists chiefly of hydrocarbons an asphaltic composition … Continue reading

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Aesthetic

Aesthetic¬†–¬†adjective Definition:¬†of, relating to, or dealing with¬†aesthetics¬†or the beautiful http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aesthetic I found this word while¬†re-reading the guidelines for ENG1101 project#1 ¬†on Monday September 15, 2014. However, this word was first introduce on class Monday September 8, 2014 on the handout … Continue reading

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Gilt

Gilt –¬†adjective or¬†noun Definition:¬†covered with gold or gilt¬†:¬†of the color of gold http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gilt This word was encounter in the short film presented on Wednesday 10, 2014. The word was also in the list to define. The word was shown in … Continue reading

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