[no ti] adj.
When children are naughty, they behave badly or do not do what they are told. -* The boy had to go to his room because he was being naughty.
A norm is a way of behaving that is considered normal in a particular society. —► Wearing a heavy coat all summer is not considered a norm in the desert.
An orangutan is a large ape with red and brown hair and long arms. —* Orangutans use their long arms to swing from trees. E r i '*
To overload something means to put more things into it than it is meant to hold. —►If you overload the truck, it might crash.
Philanthropy is the act of helping others, without wanting anything in return. —* The wealthy business owner is well known for his acts of philanthropy.
To probe into something means to ask questions to discover facts about it. -» The bank probed into his financial history to see if he qualified for a loan.
A recipient of something is the person who receives it. —* I was the recipient of four phone calls today.
A reptile is a cold-blooded animal that lays eggs and has skin covered with scales. - » Lizards are my favorite type of reptile.
To thrive means to do well and be successful, healthy, or strong. —* He may be an old man, but he continues to thrive.
When something is ultimate, it is the final result or aim of a long series of events. —>By trying hard in school, I will reach my ultimate goal of becoming a doctor.
Published on May 18, 2015
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