Monday, 26 January 2015

Day 9

First day getting into our class. Quite amazing because my classmates have a lot of different personalities. And two of my classmates are my roommates too. What a small world isn't it?
Proceeding with my 5 new words of the day ~


  • TOME

  1. One of the books in a work of several volumes.
  2. A book, especially a large or scholarly one.

Eg:
  1. The tome was far heavier than he thought as it is made of something different than cardboard or paper.
  2. The psychology's students have to study the 800 pages of tome. 

  • BREW
  1. to make something to drink by mixing parts together, boiling and steeping, or making a plan.

Eg:
  1. A favorite hobby of many older ladies is to brew their own apricot or plum brandy.

  • CONTRIVE
  1. to think up; devise; scheme; plan: to contrive a way to help
  2. to construct skillfully or ingeniously; fabricate
  3. to bring about, as by a scheme; manage: he contrived to get in
  4. to scheme for evil purposes
Eg:
  1. They contrived together to help the homeless person a home to stay. 
  2. He contrived to get into the well-known school after a few interviews.
  3. The thieves contrive to get into the big, luxury house after turning off the security system.

  • INTRIGUE
  1. to carry on a secret love affair
  2. to plot or scheme secretly or underhandedly
Eg :
  1. They had an intrigue many yeas ago.
  2. Maybe it was the intrigue, or maybe it was that gut feeling that something wasn't as it appeared.

  • TARRY
  1. To delay; to be late in beginning or doing anything.
  2. To linger in expectation of something or until something is done or happens.
  3. To abide, stay or wait somewhere, especially if longer than planned.
  4. To stay somewhere temporarily
Eg:
  1. It is true that Mrs. Nora will come though she may be tarry.
  2. Alya has been tarry for waiting for her boyfriend who is late for almost one hour.
  3. She lives in a tarry house until her husband gets home from his work.