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::: amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
::: propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
::: nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
::: lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
::: avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
::: amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
::: fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
::: ligneous - like wood
::: lewd - lustful
::: rile - irritate; vex; muddy