Alumni is the plural noun for a group of male graduates or male and female graduates. An alumnus is one male graduate. An alumna is one female graduate.
Climactic describes the high point, the most intense part of a movie, play, song, or, well, anything. Climatic refers to the climate, like the climatic changes that turned Santa's workshop into a sauna for elves. ... But climatic is just air.
An attendee is a person who attends a conference or other gathering in a specific time and place. An attendant is, ... A person who is present on a particular occasion or accompanying another as a companion or assistant.
An epitaph is written on a tombstone. An epithet is a nickname or a description of someone. Halloween graves often combine them: "Here lies Fearsome Frank, who bet that he could rob a bank." Be wary if someone writes your epitaph, after all, it'll be inscribed on your grave.
The structure of these sentences are the same except for one small difference: rather is followed by a base verb and prefer is followed by an infinitive.
"Just" implies that it happened immediately before you spoke. "Already" refers to some unspecific time in the past. only implies that it was done before, without being specific as when exactly it was done.
wax and wane. Increase and decrease, as in size, number, strength, or intensity, as in Enrollments in these programs wax and wane from year to year. This expression alludes to the phases of the moon, with its periodic changes in size. It was first recorded in the 1300s.
Hallow (pronounced “HAL-oh”) is a verb, it means to make something holy, divine, or worthy of reverence. The past tense, hallowed, is an adjective. It describes something holy, divine, or worthy of reverence.
Tongue is the fleshy muscular organ in the mouth of a mammal, used for tasting, licking, swallowing, and (in humans) articulating speech. Tongs are a type of tool used to grip and lift objects instead of holding them directly with hands. There are many forms of tongs adapted to their specific use. People also ask Thong Thongs are typically worn for the purpose of avoiding a panty line in tight pants, dresses, or skirts. The problem with most underwear is that no matter how thin the material, you can almost always see the outline of the hem through tight bottoms. Throng a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals.
Likewise means in the same way; also. Equally in amounts or parts that are the same in size. By the same token in the same way or for the same reason. Similarity the state or fact of being similar. In a like manner means "likewise be" or "in a similar fashion be." That said, the reason you're having difficulty understanding that second sentence is it doesn't make sense.