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::: apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
::: whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
::: chuckle - laugh quietly
::: aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
::: overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
::: dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
::: consummate - complete; V.
::: macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper