Orthography and Word Analysis; Including a Course in Spelling, Phonics, and Pronunciation

Orthography and Word Analysis; Including a Course in Spelling, Phonics, and Pronunciation

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...4 Fine. Well finished; also, a penalty assessed at the end of the case. ' 5 Refine. Finished over (or again). 6 Finite. Having a limit in power or knowledge. 7 Infinite. Having no limit in power or knowledge. 8 Confine. To keep within limits or bounds. 1 Not strong, but weak and defective; as, infirm judgment. "He who fixes on false principles treads on infirm ground."--South..2 Old age is subject to infirmities. His worst infirmity is a bad temper. "A friend should bear a friend's infirmities."--Shakespeare. 4 'The testimony of one witness is made stronger when that of another witness agrees with, or confirms it.. 6 A farm is a substantial possession; steadfast and immoveable. 4 That which bends; as, the biceps muscle is the flexor which bends the_arm. 6 To turn aside from a straight course; to bend; as, rays of light passing through a lens are deflected. Magnetism deflects the compass needle. "To deflect from the line of truth and reason."--Warburton. 7 The angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection. "The learned reflect on what before they knew."--Pope. ' 8 Sensations arrested at the nerve centers and turned back without their reaching the brain result in reflex abtion. "Like the reflex of the moon seen in a wave under green leaves."--Shelley. l A fluent speaker uses smooth and flowing language.' ' 2 People of affluence have wealth flowing to them. 3 The confluence of two streams is their flowing together. 4 Influence literally means flowing in. The bringing about of a result by a gradual process; gradual because flowing. 5 Influenza. A disease, somewhat allied to a cold (formerly attributed to the influence of the stars). 9 To flow swiftly....show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236854195
  • 9781236854193