- –verb (used with object)
- 1. to welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and approval; applaud: to acclaim the conquering heroes.
2. to announce or proclaim with enthusiastic approval
: to acclaim the new king.
When he got off his plain his family acclaimed
- 1. lying near, close, or contiguous; adjoining; neighboring: a motel adjacent to the highway.
2. just before, after, or facing: a map on an adjacent
Main street was adjacent
to his house.
to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke: to elicit the truth; to elicit a response with a question.
He was able to elicit in that quesion.
1. to occupy completely, as the mind or attention; absorb: Their discussion engrossed his attention. She is engrossed in her work.
2. to write or copy in a clear, attractive, large script or in a formal manner, as a public document or record: to engross a deed.
1. to increase in intensity, magnitude, etc.: to escalate a war; a time when prices escalate.
2. to raise, lower, rise, or descend on or as if on an escalator.
a striking or notable deed; feat; spirited or heroic act: the exploits of Alexander the Great.
The fire man was very exploit in saving that chiled from the burning building.
1. performed, disposed, or acting in a systematic way; systematic; orderly: a methodical person.
2. painstaking, especially slow and careful; deliberate.
That idea was very methodical on how it was brought up.
1. no longer in general use; fallen into disuse: an obsolete expression.
2. of a discarded or outmoded type; out of date: an obsolete battleship.
1. capable of being touched; discernible by the touch; material or substantial.
2. real or actual, rather than imaginary or visionary: the tangible benefits of sunshine.
1. to bring to an end; put an end to: to terminate a contract.
2. to occur at or form the conclusion of: The countess's soliloquy terminates the play.