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bereft

Definition: (adjective) Suffering the death of a loved one; bereaved.
Synonyms:grief-stricken, grieving, mourning
Usage:Mourn not for those who have died, but for those who are bereft. Discuss. Play

Daily Grammar Lesson

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Focusing Adverbs that Partially Limit Information

Focusing adverbs are used to draw attention to a particular part of a clause. Sometimes, we want to emphasize information that isn't completely limited, but rather partially limited. What is the partially limiting focusing adverb in the following sentence? "A few people were missing at the party, notably Tom." More... Discuss

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Trench Warfare

Although trenches were used in ancient and medieval warfare, they are mainly associated with WWI. Because the introduction of rapid-firing artillery made the infantry charges of earlier wars virtually impossible, opposing sides attacked and defended from sets of trenches dug into the ground in zigzag patterns. The advent of mechanized warfare made it possible to circumvent these defenses, however, and trench warfare was little used in WWII. In what more recent wars was it nevertheless employed? More... Discuss

This Day in History

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Publishing Magnate Robert Maxwell Dies Mysteriously at Sea (1991)

A Czechoslovakian Jew, Maxwell fled to the UK during World War II and joined the British army. After the war, he purchased publishing house Pergamon Press. The company's success helped him win election to Parliament in 1964, but a 1969 financial scandal cost him control of Pergamon and his political career. He regained control of the company in 1974 and rejuvenated and expanded his empire. What did investigators discover about Maxwell's business dealings after his mysterious drowning death? More... Discuss

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850)

When her Poems of Passion was published in 1883, Wheeler gained notoriety for writing "immoral" poetry. Her subsequent works showed a marked change in content, focusing on temperance, religion, and sentimental, inspirational verse. Her best known poem is "Solitude," which earned her five dollars when it was published in an 1883 issue of the New York Sun. It famously opens, "Laugh and the world laughs with you / Weep and you weep alone." What inspired her to write these lines? More... Discuss

Quotation of the Day

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What a pity that in life we only get our lessons when they are of no use to us.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Discuss

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n. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
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Today's Holiday

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Guy Fawkes Day

On the night of November 4, 1605, 36 barrels of gunpowder were discovered beneath the Houses of Parliament in London. The conspirators of the Gunpowder Plot planned to blow up King James I to avenge laws against Roman Catholics. While Guy Fawkes didn't originate the plan, he was caught red-handed after someone tipped off the king's ministers. The following year, Parliament established November 5 as a national day of thanksgiving. Effigies of Guy Fawkes are still burned in bonfires that night, and fireworks fill the skies over Britain in remembrance of the failure of the Gunpowder Plot. More... Discuss

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have nine lives

To endure, continue, or survive despite a near encounter with death or disaster. From the common myth that cats have nine lives. More... Discuss