Sentences Containing 'lexicon'
Certainly, it needs a definition, and should be incorporated into the Lexicon.
An ancient Hawaiian war-club or spear-paddle, in its full multiplicity and elaboration of carving, is as great a trophy of human perseverance as a Latin lexicon.
And here be it said, that whenever it has been convenient to consult one in the course of these dissertations, I have invariably used a huge quarto edition of Johnson, expressly purchased for that purpose; because that famous lexicographer's uncommon personal bulk more fitted him to compile a lexicon to be used by a whale author like me.
More Vocab Words::: pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
::: hut - crude dwelling; shack
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
::: maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
::: antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
::: championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
::: consternation - great shock; dismay
::: subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
::: outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston