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WORDS APPLICABLE TO ALL KINDS OF BUSINESS
“Good attention is the secret of good memory. It is like focusing a camera. When you have a good focus you have a good picture. A poor focus means a dim and indistinct picture."
åg' gre ğāte, whole amount. ěn' tēr prise, an undertaking. åv oir du pois' (-ēr-), a system of |ěq' us tá bly, justly; impartially.
weights for coarse commodities. för' ger y, act of counterfeiting; thing bo năn' cả, a mine of wealth; any- counterfeited; fraudulently making
thing yielding a large income. or altering a writing. elěr' ic al, of or relating to a clerk or in i ti å to ry (-ish'-e-a-), introduccopyist, or to writing.
tory. com' mērçe, extended trade or traffic. jús' tỉçe, just treatment; impartiality. con stỉt' u en çy, a following; a clien- lū' ere (-kēr), profit; riches; gain in tele.
money or goods. erē děn' tials, that which gives nū mer ā' tion, act or art of numbercredit; testimonials.
ing. děf' al cā tor, a defaulter or embez- pěn' ni less, destitute of money; poor. zler.
prép á rā' tion, readiness; act of predrąw' er, one who draws a bill of paring exchange.
půnet' u al, precise; prompt. ē eðn' mize, to use frugally. quạn' từ ty, bulk; amount. e lěv' en, the sum of ten and one. rée' ti fy, to make right; to correct. ěm băr' rass ment, financial diffi- wạr' rant, to make secure; to indemculty; perplexity.
nify in case of loss.
Words frequently misspelled.
be liēve', to credit; to accept by faith. en core' (än kore'), once more; again; eěn' dór, frankness; sincerity.
a call for a repetition. çel' lar, a room under a house. ex çěl', to surpass in good deeds; to com pěl', to drive by force.
outdo. dis miss', to send away.
ex erěs' çençe, a protuberance; an ěd' ï ble, fit to be eaten.
ex pěl', to eject; to drive out.
re liēve', to aid ; to lessen; to display fiērçe, furious; violent.
by contrast. in eón sist' ent, contradictory; fickle. sērv' içe å ble, beneficial. in dĩ vìs' i ble, that cannot be divided. shoe' ing, act of putting on shoes. mis spěll', to spell incorrectly. shriēk, to scream; to cry shrilly. mov' å ble, that which may be moved; sim plic' i ty, plainness; artlessness. not fixed or stationary.
un păr' al lěled (lěld), unequaled; piērçe, to penetrate; to perforate. matchless. prae' ti eå ble, that which can be wēird, unearthly; unnatural. done; feasible.
whěth' er, if; which of two; in case.
WORDS APPLICABLE TO ALL KINDS OF BUSINESS.
å dėl ter a' tion, the act of mixing | ex pē' rỉ ěnçe, knowledge obtained by
spurious articles with a genuine trial; test. commodity.
fif' tēenth, next after fourteenth. åp' po site, very applicable; fit. făn då měnt' al, elementary; imbůs' tle, agitation; to be very active. portant. eóm' pe tent, answering all require- in dôrs' er, the person who indorses. ments.
in důs' tri oŭs, busy; not slothful or com pe ti' tion, rivalry; strife for idle.
superiority; common endeavor for in văl' id, void; null. the same object.
măm' mon, wealth; riches; also, the eón tről', to govern; authority.
god of riches. eðn vērt' i ble, capable of being niek' el, a coin; a bright silver-like changed.
metal. coun' ter sign, to sign as a subordi- pe cūn' ia ry (-yā-), relating to money nate officer; a watchword.
matters. dāi' ly, happening every day. re māin' der, balance; part left over. dís erěp' an çy, disagreement; vari- stā' ple, a commodity for which there
is a steady demand. di vi' sion, a partition ; separation. sỹs' těm å tize, to regulate; to reduce ē lèe' tive, exerting the power of to a system.
choice; dependent on choice. un dēr rāte', to undervalue.
Consult your dictionary for meaning of words.
Cover them over with beautiful flowers ;
export and import reputation and character
druggist and apothecary talent and genius
art and science
SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS
NOTE: The second word in each pair is opposite in meaning to that of the first.
rĕe' on çile, to reunite; to appease. dis săt' is făe' tion, displeasure. āl' ien ate, to estrange; to separate. con těnt' ment, content; satisfaction.
ră' tion al, sensible; reasonable. dis sěm' i nāte, to diffuse; to scatter. un rēa' son å ble, exorbitant; absurd. ås sěm' ble, to bring together. erěd' u loňs, ready to believe. hěs' i tāte, to falter; to waver. skěp' tie al, doubting of everything. I ăd vånçe', to proceed; to progress.
in fā' ri āte, to enrage.
nov' içe, a beginner; a tyro. păç' i fý, to calm,; to quiet.
å děpt', one skilled; expert. stúd' ied, designed; planned. in dif' fēr ence, apathy; unconcern. ex těm po rā' ne ous, unpremeditated. pär ti ål' tý (-shăl-), special liking. pro lòng', to lengthen; to draw out. eðr rõde', to eat away, as with rust. eúr tāil', to lessen; to contract. re new', to restore; to make new.
A person might know the size of the largest city, the length of the longest river, etc., and yet not be educated. Education is a developing of the mind, and not a stuffing of the memory.
bụl' le tỉn, a public announcement of pe ti' tion, a formal written request,
addressed to those who have power eăn' vass, to solicit; to discuss.
to grant it; an entreaty. con çērn', to interest; a firm and its pos sěss', to have as one's own; to business.
hold; to control. dăm' age, injury; loss.
pri' or, preceding in order of time; do' nõr, one who gives or bestows. before. eighth, next after seventh.
pûr' chase, to buy for a price. false' ly, erroneously.
săm -ăn nu al, half-yearly. fif' ti eth, next after forty-ninth. sig' nå ture, one's name written by frăn' chise, a certain right or privi- himself.
lege granted by a government to in- spěc' u lāte, to buy expecting gain; dividuals or corporations.
to consider. măn u făe' ture, to make from raw sū pēr scribe', to inscribe with a
material; to work into suitable name or address. forms for use.
sýn' di cate, an association of capimå tūre', ripe; full-grown; perfected, talists formed for business purposes. as a mature plan.
trăn seribe', to copy. món' e ta ry, pertaining to money. ŭl' ti mo, the last month preceding öwn' ēr ship, exclusive right of pos- the present; as, on the 2d ult. session; proprietorship.
văl' id, good; having legal force.
à cous' tie (or -koos'-), relating to hắck' neỹed (-nỉd), worn out; thread-hea or sound.
bare. ăp pro' pri ate, to take as one's own; hûr räh', a shout of joy or encourageto set apart; suitable.
ment. browse (brouz), to feed upon twigs, in hả lā' tion, an inhaling; what is, grass, etc.; to nibble.
inhaled. Cháu tạu' qua (shå taw'-), a lake and im mov' å ble, that cannot be moved.
resort in western New York. in ěl' e gant, not elegant. çir eü' i tous, roundabout.
měl ti plic' i ty, many; a large numeðn erēte', to form into a mass.
ber. cón' erēte, a compound of gravel, non' sěnse, that which is without cement, etc.; specific.
sense; senseless behavior. dîf' fi dent, timid.
prěç' i piçe, a high, steep cliff. dis erim' i nāte, to distinguish. pre dom' i nāte, to rule; to have su-e mēr' ġen çy, a sudden occurrence or perior power.
condition, calling for immediate ac- rå vïne' (-vēn'), a deep gorge. tion.
re lì' ġion, a system of faith and worgăl' lows, a frame for hanging crimi- ship. nals.
squēal, to cry shrilly. ğrăn' deur (-yūr), imposing dignity un dē' vi ā ting, unvarying; straightor greatness.