Posted by: retarigan | December 20, 2015

Word Dictionary [201215]


Word of the day: liaise
Definition: v.intr. (foll. by with, between) colloq. establish cooperation, act as a link.
Synonyms: intercede, mediate, intermediate, arbitrate
Etymology: back-form. f. LIAISON (more…)

pronunciation: lɪˈeɪz

from Oxford: liaise

v.intr.  (foll. by with, between) colloq.  establish cooperation, act as a link.
Etymology: back-form. f.  LIAISON

from Wordnet: liaise

v :  act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; “He interceded in the family dispute”;”He mediated a settlement” [syn: intercede, mediate, intermediate, arbitrate]

Quote of the day: Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith. by Henry Ward Beecher

John III of Sweden

John III of Sweden

Birthday of the day: John III of Sweden; John III (Swedish: Johan III, Finnish: Juhana III) (20 December 1537 – 17 November 1592) was King of Sweden from 1568 until his death. He was the son of King Gustav I of Sweden and his second wife Margaret Leijonhufvud. He was also quite autonomously the ruler of Finland, as Duke John from 1556 to 1563. In 1581 he assumed also the title Grand Prince of Finland.

Joke of the day: A man asks a trainer in the gym: ‘I want to impress that beautiful girl, which machine can I use?’ The trainer replied; ‘Use the ATM outside the gym!!!’

Thought of the day: Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.

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