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ephemeral

Definition: (adjective) Lasting a very short time.
Synonyms:fugacious, passing, short-lived, transitory, transient
Usage:Spare me in my ephemeral happiness, leave it to me for a few days, for a few minutes. Discuss. Play

Daily Grammar Lesson

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Subject Complements

A subject complement is the information that follows a linking verb to describe, identify, or rename the subject of the clause. What are the three types of subject complements? More... Discuss

Article of the Day

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No Man's Land

No man's land is territory whose ownership is unclear or under dispute and is often unoccupied. The term—then spelled "nonesmanneslond"—was likely first used in medieval Europe to describe a contested territory or refuse dumping ground between fiefdoms. During WWI, it was used to refer to the land between enemy trenches too dangerous to occupy, and during the Cold War, it became associated with territories near the Iron Curtain. What stretch of no man's land is known as the "Cactus Curtain"? More... Discuss

This Day in History

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International Day of the Disappeared Observed by UN for First Time (2011)

The International Day of the Disappeared on August 30 is an annual commemoration day to draw attention to the fate of individuals imprisoned at places unknown to their relatives and without legal process. The impulse for the day came from the Latin American Federation of Associations for Relatives of Detained-Disappeared, a non-governmental organization founded in 1981 in Costa Rica. When did the United Nations adopt the Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance? More... Discuss

Today's Birthday

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Jacques-Louis David (1748)

The unchallenged painter of the French Revolution, and later the official portraitist to Napoleon, David was the virtual art dictator of France for a generation. His pervasive influence on European art extended beyond painting to determine the course of fashion, interior decoration, and even the development of moral philosophy. Although he was a talented portraitist, David is best known for his paintings of classical, historical, and mythological themes. What are some of his most famous works? More... Discuss

Quotation of the Day

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A man said to the universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the universe, "That fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

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Which of the following sentences is not punctuated correctly?







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adj. functioning in a subsidiary or supporting capacity
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Today's Holiday

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Santa Rosa de Lima

St. Rose was the first canonized saint of the Americas, born in Lima, Peru, in 1586. She is the patron saint of Central and South America and the Philippines. She died in 1617 and was canonized in 1671. On her feast day, a candlelight procession takes place from her shrine in the church of Santo Domingo to the cathedral. Adults wear purple robes, while children wear white ones. People sing religious hymns as they accompany the rose-covered image to the cathedral. St. Rose's Day is a public holiday throughout Peru. Punching Bag for Man Women Kids,Boxing Gym Bag, Boxing Sets Sili Discuss

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make game of (someone or something)

To ridicule, mock, or tease someone or something; to make fun of someone or something. Tansy (Tanacetum Vulgare) Pure Natural Aromatherapy Therapeutic Discuss