How do I reference a dictionary?
If you are citing a full dictionary in your reference list, you would place the title of the dictionary in the position where the author’s name would normally go, so it would look like this: Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (10th ed.). (1999).
What is a subversive?
Also sub·ver·sion·ar·y [suhb-vur-zhuh-ner-ee, -shuh-]. tending or intending to subvert or overthrow, destroy, or undermine an established or existing system, especially a legally constituted government or a set of beliefs.
What is deplore in English?
verb (used with object), de·plored, de·plor·ing. to regret deeply or strongly; lament: to deplore the present state of morality. to disapprove of; censure. to feel or express deep grief for or in regard to: The class deplored the death of their teacher.
What does Staidly mean?
adj. 1. Characterized by sedateness and often a strait-laced sense of propriety; serious and conventional. 2. Fixed; permanent: “There is nothing settled, nothing staid in this universe” (Virginia Woolf).
Is it staid or stayed?
“Staid” is an adjective often used to label somebody who is rather stodgy and dull, a stick-in-the-mud. But in modern English the past tense of the verb “stay” is “stayed”: “I stayed at the office late hoping to impress my boss.”
What does blase mean?
1 : apathetic to pleasure or excitement as a result of excessive indulgence or enjoyment : world-weary a blasé traveler blasé about one’s hometown. 2 : sophisticated, worldly-wise. 3 : unconcerned his blasé reaction to losing the match.
What stayed means?
verb (used without object), stayed or staid, stay·ing. to spend some time in a place, in a situation, with a person or group, etc.: He stayed in the army for ten years. to continue to be as specified, as to condition or state: to stay clean.
What type of word is stayed?
verb (used with object), stayed or staid, stay·ing. to stop or halt. to hold back, detain, or restrain, as from going further.