5 English Words That Begin With “ID” … “DI”
July 27, 2016 1:19pm CST
Previous post: 5 English Words That Begin With “EC” … “CE” identic – a communication made in precisely the same terms by each of several governments to another idiopathy – disease which is not caused or preceded by another disease (i.e. a disease whose cause is unknown) idiot board – a teleprompter (Really??!!) idiotype – property of an antibody new to the body that creates anti-genicity and is unique among antigens (Example: A vaccine is an antigen.) idocrase – vesuvianite: a brown or green double silicate of aluminum and calcium, colored by traces of iron, first found in the ejections of Mount Vesuvius, the volcano that erupted in 79 A.D., that destroyed the ancient Roman towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum diastrophism – the process of upheavel which has wrinkled the earth's crust, forming mountains, ocean beds, etc. dirigible – (of balloons and airships) capable of being guided or steered dirndl – an Alpine peasant dress with close-fitting bodice and full skirt (usually colorful or worked), gathered at the waist divagate – to ramble or digress (So I thought it was a gate that divas walked through. It's an honest mistake! ) divaricate – to divide into two branches
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• Austin, Texas
28 Jul 16
Martin Yan is a famous Chinese chef and at the end of his cooking show, he teaches his audience one Chinese word. Even if you can't learn to speak another language fluently, it's fun to at least learn a few words. Don't you agree?