Sunday, July 3, 2011


Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
allow verb Allow me to help you. to let do or happen; permit
allowance noun You should make allowance for that. a consideration for possibilities; concession
ally noun Japan is our ally since 1950. to place in friendly association: friend
almost adv. The car was almost ten years old. slightly short of, not quite; nearly
alone adj. He was alone in the house. being apart from others; solitary
along adv. A tree is growing along the river. on a line or course parallel and close to; beside
prep. We walked slowly along the street. over the length of
aloud adv. He talked aloud to himself. with use of the voice; audible
alphabet noun The English alphabet has 26 letters. set of letters in order set by custom
already adv. They were already there. by this or a specified time; before
also adv. She had also gone to town. in addition, besides
conj. Also I want you to know that I care. in addition; likewise
alter verb If the suit does not fit, alter it. to adjust a garment for a better fit; modify
alternate verb Both of you must alternate driving. to do or execute by turns
adj. He was an alternate delegate. substitute
alternative noun The alternative is not a good choice. serving or used in place of another; substitute
although conj. I was there although I did not speak. regardless of the fact; even though
altitude noun The altitude was 7867 meters. the height of a thing above sea level
altogether adv. There was altogether 5000 people. with all included or counted; in total
aluminum noun. Aluminum is used in airplanes symbol Al
always adv. They will be friends always. for all time; forever
adv. We can always quit if we're unhappy. at any time; in any event
A.M. abbr. It was 6:00 A.M. in the morning. before noon
amateur adj. She was an amateur photographer. not professional
noun At writing books, he was an amateur. beginner; not professional

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