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Describe vs. define #1 (permalink) Tue Dec 21, 2004 1:23 am   Describe vs. define
 

Test No. incompl/advan-72 "At the End of the Day", question 6

The sandman is coming is what we say to ......... children

(a) dreamy
(b) torpid
(c) stagnant
(d) sleepy

Test No. incompl/advan-72 "At the End of the Day", answer 6

The sandman is coming is what we say to sleepy children

Correct answer: (d) sleepy

Your answer was: incorrect
The sandman is coming is what we say to stagnant children
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what is the difference bw the words define and describe
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Define/describe #2 (permalink) Tue Dec 21, 2004 9:39 am   Define/describe
 

Define is to give a detailed account of something as in define the meaning of a word. Describe is say what something looks like as in describe the view from your window.
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Ok #3 (permalink) Wed Mar 23, 2005 8:57 am   Ok
 

what is "stagnant children"?
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Stagnant #4 (permalink) Wed Mar 23, 2005 9:29 am   Stagnant
 

This adjective is not usually used for describing people and is more often associated with things such as liquids. It means motionless/not moving. A stagnant pool of water is water that is not flowing
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