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::: taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
::: knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
::: rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
::: hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
::: orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
::: culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
::: resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
::: compulsive - resulting from compulsion
::: appellation - name; title
::: predecessor - former occupant of a post