Category Archive: Vocabulary

Nov 01

Legal Vocabulary: Laches

Laches is defined as: An “inexcusable delay in asserting a right.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: laches= LAFPS OPTION #2: laches= LAFP/*ES OPTION #3: laches= LAFP/*EZ

Oct 30

Medical Monday: Laliatry

Laliatry is: “The branch of medicine which studies disorders of speech.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: laliatry= LA/LAOI/TR*I OPTION #2: laliatry= LA/LAOI/TRAO*E OPTION #3: laliatry= LA/LAOI/A/TR*I OPTION #4: laliatry= LA/LAOI/A/TRAO*E

Oct 23

Medical Monday: Kyphosis

Kyphosis is defined an: “Unnatural curving of the upper back that creates a hunchback appearance in the posture. [It is] often associated with osteoporosis.” Kyphosis is also known as “dowager’s hump.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: kyphosis= KAOIFZ OPTION #2: kyphosis= KAOI/FOEZ OPTION #3: kyphosis= KAOI/FO*EZ OPTION #4: kyphosis= KAOI/FOE/S*IS

Oct 02

Medical Monday: Insufflate

To insufflate is “to blow (air, medicinal gas, etc.) into an opening or upon some part of the body.” MACHINE BRIEFS: OPTION #1: insufflate= IN/SUF/LA*IT OPTION #2: insufflate= IN/SA/FLA*IT

Sep 25

Medical Monday: Ileitis

Ileitis is the inflammation of the ileum (the lower three fifths of the small intestine). Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: ileitis= IL/YAOITS OPTION #2: ileitis= IL/YAO*ITS OPTION #3: ileitis= IL/YI/AOITS OPTION #4: ileitis= IL/YI/AOI/T*IS OPTION #5: ileitis= IL/YI/AOIT/T*IS OPTION #6: ileitis= IL/YI/AOIT/*IS

Aug 28

Medical Monday: Fornix

The fornix is: “The bands of white fibers beneath the corpus callosum of the brain, connecting the two hemispheres of the cerebellum.” Machine Brief: fornix= FOR/N*IX

Aug 21

Medical Monday: Hypobarism

Hypobarism is: “A condition brought about when the pressure of the gases within the body is in excess of the atmospheric pressure.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: hypobarism= HOIP/BAR/*IFM OPTION #2: hypobarism= HOIP/BAR/R*IFM OPTION #3: hypobarism= HAOI/POE/BAR/*IFM OPTION #4: hypobarism= HAOI/POE/BAR/IFM OPTION #5: hypobarism= HAOI/POE/BAR/R*IFM OPTION #6: hypobarism= HAOI/PA/BAR/*IFM OPTION #7: hypobarism= HAOI/PA/BAR/R*IFM OPTION #8: hypobarism= …

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Aug 02

Legal Vocabulary: Hotchpot

Hotchpot is defined as: “A commixture of property made in order to secure an equable decision.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: hotchpot= HOFP/PO*T OPTION #2: hotchpot= HOFPT/PO*T

Jul 26

Dictionary Builder: Propitious

Propitious is defined as, “giving or indicating a good chance of success; favorable.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: propitious= PROE/PIRBS OPTION #2: propitious= PROE/P*IRBS OPTION #3: propitious= PROE/PIRB/*US OPTION #4: propitious= PROE/PIRB/SH*US OPTION #5: propitious= PROE/PIRB/SHUS OPTION #6: propitious= PROE/PIRB/YUS OPTION #7: propitious= PROE/PIRB/Y*US

Jul 25

Rules Of Grammar: Hew vs. Hue

Hew is defined as: “To make and shape with blows of an ax.” Hue is defined as: “The particular shade of a color; that in which one color or shade differs from another.” Machine Briefs: hue= HAOU hew= HAO*U

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