Posted by: retarigan | April 20, 2016

Word Dictionary [200416]


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

Johannes Agricola

Johannes Agricola

Birthday of the day: Johannes Agricola; Johannes Agricola (originally Schneider, then Schnitter) (April 20, 1494 – September 22, 1566) was a German Protestant reformer and humanist. He was a follower and friend of Martin Luther, who became his antagonist in the matter of the binding obligation of the law on Christians.

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

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