ordinal
###### /ˈɔːɹdɪnəl/
connected with or denoting a position or rank in a series

### Examples

1Now, ordinal numbers are different than cardinal numbers.
2Ordinal numbers are different.
3Well, what’s the ordinal number?
5The bottom number, the denominator, is always an ordinal number.
ordinance
###### /ˈɔɹdənəns/
noun
an official rule or order that is imposed by the law or someone with authority

### Examples

1Ordinances, get outta here!
2NEWSWOMAN 2: One woman declared the ordinance "absolutely unconstitutional."
3Therefore you praise the ordinance?
4Birmingham city ordinances segregated the use of drinking fountains, bathrooms, clothing store dressing rooms, by race.
5Ordinance means munitions or ammunition.
ordinate
###### /ˈɔːɹdᵻnət/
noun
the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis

### Examples

1We can no longer establish a system of co-ordinates, like the one just mentioned, in a universal inter- mediate matter, and if we were to arrive in one way or another at a definite system of lines crossing each other in three directions, then we should be able to use just as well another similar system that in re- spect to the first moves this or that way.
2As for the build, DrAshley prescribes an ordinate trailer park, fitting for a washed up pageant queen.
3No, I don't understand your honor, how they put a sign there, allowing it to be parked, right, less than two and a half feet from a driveway, where clearly the ordinate says you must be sixteen feet from the driveway.
4This is pretty similar to adding vectors co-ordinate by co-ordinate, it's just that there are, in a sense, infinitely many co-ordinates to deal with.
5And again, this is analogous to scaling a vector co-ordinate by co-ordinate, it just feels like there's infinitely many co-ordinates.
ordnance
###### /ˈɔɹdnəns/
noun
military supplies

### Examples

1The truck is full of unexploded ordnance.
2Military ordnance uses high explosives inside of it.
3In France, ordnance disposal is financed and run centrally by the national government.
4Ordnance handlers move munitions and other explosive materials for storage or transportation, typically via rail car or airplane.
5Today, I will be giving a lecture on safety ordnance.
to acknowledge
###### /ækˈnɑɫɪdʒ/
verb
to accept something as true or real

### Examples

1Reviewers acknowledged the craftsmanship and quality of materials in the car.
2Acknowledges both the legitimacy and the shortcomings of the dominant code.
4Princess Kate's outfit additionally acknowledges the current status of Britain's public health.
acknowledgment
###### /ækˈnɑɫɪdʒmənt/
noun
a statement acknowledging something or someone

### Examples

1Appreciated your acknowledgment that you're not a historian.
2Many folks in the library are thanked in my acknowledgments.
3President Putin relishes an acknowledgment of his status as one of the world's most powerful leaders.
4These are the acknowledgments.
5They see acknowledgment of death and loss as ignorance.
dissension
###### /dɪˈsɛnʃən/
noun
disagreement among those expected to cooperate

### Examples

1It's a source of tension, conflict, and dissension.
2But this has created a lot of dissension, a lot of distraction.
3But there is dissension within the enemy ranks.
4There seems to be a push against dissension in academia.
5And they will be fomenting dissension and problems with it.
to dissent
###### /dɪˈsɛnt/
verb
to give or have opinions that differ from those officially or commonly accepted

### Examples

1RBG's dissent reflected not just a close study and deep knowledge of anti-discrimination statutes and precedent.
2He dissented.
3Well, different dissents serve different functions.
4And then different dissents serve different purposes.
5Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor dissented.
dissentient
###### /dɪsˈɛnʃənt/
disagreeing, especially with a majority

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dissentious
###### /dɪsˈɛnʃəs/
dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)

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infirmary
###### /ɪnˈfɝmɝi/
noun
an institution where the ill or injured are given medical or surgical treatment

### Examples

1Yes, we finally got an infirmary.
2I get back to the prison, in the infirmary.
3He later died in the infirmary of the camp.
4You might evade the infirmary, but not famine.
infirmity
###### /ɪnˈfɝmɪti/
noun
the state of being weak and unhealthy, especially due to old age or sickness

### Examples

1In your name, Jesus, I command infirmity, go in Jesus' name.
2And therefore, formal law has an infirmity.
3This just reinforces the constitutional infirmity that we were addressing in the first place.
4Discontent is the want of self-reliance: it is infirmity of will.
5People shouldn't be laughing at your infirmity.
plural
###### /ˈpɫʊɹəɫ/
(grammar) describing words that are more than one in number

### Examples

1So our panel this morning captures this plural meaning of feminisms.
2This one is plural.
3Our noun, cars, is plural.
4Then we have plural.
5Is that plural?
plurality
###### /pɫɝˈæɫɪti/
noun
a large indefinite number

### Examples

1Crash Course was made with the help of this plurality of people.
2So is plurality vote really the fairest method?
3There's a lot of plurality out there.
4It says single member plurality systems, SMP.
5A plurality, nearly 40% said Bloomberg loses eight or more points as a result of last night's performance.
to eulogize
###### /ˈjuɫəˌdʒaɪz/
verb
praise formally and eloquently

### Examples

1But don't eulogize the gas station just yet.
2What was so astonishing, he was eulogized all over the country.
3He was in Indianapolis when Senator Kennedy eulogized Dr. King.
4So he goes from a sharecropper's-- the great-grandson of a slave, to being eulogized by presidents, and mourned by millions, in the space of 80 years.
5And, in real life the actor had cancer and he's eulogized here by joining the cast.
eulogy
###### /ˈjuɫədʒi/
noun
a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently

### Examples

1Somebody is giving a beautiful eulogy.
2You mean a eulogy?
3The churches of my tears scream a eulogy.
4A eulogy for the joy that once belonged to the people.
5Read the eulogy to a friend or family member.
hedonism
###### /ˈhidəˌnɪzəm/
noun
the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle

### Examples

1Historically, hedonism has gotten kind of a bad rap.
2Hedonism is taking pleasure.
3Hedonism is a version of the neutral container theory.
4That view is called hedonism.
5That's hedonism.
hedonist
###### /hˈɛdənˌɪst/
noun
an individual who acts according to the belief that pursuing pleasure is of the highest importance in life

### Examples

1The hedonist is gone and so too his confidence.
2I'm a bit of a hedonist in the classical sense.
3Always the hedonist, the Macedonian king also began throwing massive banquets, parties, and other lavish celebrations for himself and his aristocratic Thessalian friends.
4Well, the hedonist offers us a very simple straightforward answer.
5Still, the hedonist isn't saying from a practical point of view we can necessarily do this.
hedonistic
###### /ˌhidəˈnɪstɪk/
devoted to pleasure

### Examples

1- Hedonistic soccer mom sounds like a Facebook group.
2Can we disrupt the luxury industry with hedonistic sustainability?
3That's the hedonistic ethics that Dante really renounces or debates.
4Your work is highly sensual, even hedonistic.
5Are we these novelty-seeking, hedonistic, selfish individuals?