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Antebellum 601 Words You Need to Know

Antebellum 601 Words You Need to Know at LELB Society

Antebellum 601 Words You Need to Know /ˌæn.tɪˈbel.əm/ (adj) Definition (especially of the American Civil War) relating to a particular period of time before a war, prewar, before civil war Example The Antebellum South (also known as the antebellum era or plantation era) was a period in the history of the Southern United States from…

Internecine 1100 Words You Need Week 46 Day 2

Internecine 1100 words you need to know week 46 day 2 at LELB Society for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS

Internecine 1100 Words You Need Week 46 Day 2 Internecine 1100 Words You Need Week 46 Day 2 /ˌɪn.təˈniː.saɪn/ (adj) relating to conflicts within a group, internal conflict, destructive to both sides in a conflict, war or fighting happening between the members of the same group, civil war, domestic war, mutually destructive, devastating, deadly, injurious…

A Horseman in the Sky by Ambrose Bierce – Short Story

A Horseman in the Sky by Ambrose Bierce at LELB Society with a podcast and flashcards to improve listening and reading

A Horseman in the Sky A Horseman in the Sky by Ambrose Bierce Available in the public domain at: https://www.gutenberg.org/ I One sunny afternoon in the autumn of the year 1861 a soldier lay in a clump of laurel by the side of a road in western Virginia. He lay at full length upon his…

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce at LELB Society with flashcards and podcast

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce Available in the public domain at: https://www.gutenberg.org/ A man stood upon a railroad bridge in northern Alabama, looking down into the swift water twenty feet below. The man’s hands were behind his back, the wrists bound with a cord. A…

Bulwark 1100 Words You Need Week 16 Day 2

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Bulwark 1100 Words You Need Bulwark 1100 Words You Need /ˈbʊl.wək/ (noun) something like a shield that protects you against dangerous things or situations, defensive wall, protection, fortification, barricade, safeguard, buffer, barrier: Financially empowered women are a “bulwark against societal evils”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said while interacting with more than 10 million…

Afflict 1100 Words You Need Week 8 Day 2

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Afflict 1100 Words You Need Afflict 1100 Words You Need /əˈflɪkt/ (verb) If a problem or illness afflicts a person or thing, they suffer from it, cause distress, trouble, bother, affect, worry, upset, irritate, vex, distress, make someone suffer from something: It is an illness which afflicts women more than men. a country afflicted by…