Definitions and samples

  • topic (n.) subject that people think, write, or talk about


- The environment is a popular topic these days.

  • debate (n.) a discussion in which reasons for and against something are brought out


- The debate between the two candidates was heated.

  • evade (v.) get away from by trickery or cleverness


- The police have assured the public that the escaped prisoners will not evade recapture for long.

  • reform (v.) make better; improve by removing faults


- Only laws that force companies to reform will clear the dangerous vapors from our air.

  • procession (n.) a line of people or vehicles moving as part of a ceremony


- They marched in procession to the Capitol building.