a city in central Maryland.
a former silver coin of Turkey and Egypt: later a money of account equal to 1/120 of a piaster. harsh; rough. . Historical Examples The word “asper” is the first descriptive adjective applied by Michelius. The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise M. E. Hard Sometimes a girl is married in performance of a vow to the […]
to the stars through difficulties: motto of Kansas. Historical Examples Bronchocele, s. ‘a tumor of that part of the aspera tertia, called the Bronchos,’ and this last word is wanting. Deformities of Samuel Johnson, Selected from his Works Anonymous The male of Ceratophora aspera bears on the extremity of Fig. 34. The Descent of Man […]
Phonetics. to articulate (a speech sound, especially a stop) so as to produce an audible puff of breath, as with the first t of total, the second t being unaspirated. to articulate (the beginning of a word or syllable) with an h -sound, as in which, pronounced (hwich), or hitch as opposed to witch or […]
a developmental disorder characterized by severely impaired social skills, repetitive behaviors, and often, a narrow set of interests, but not involving delayed development of linguistic and cognitive abilities: now considered one of the . Contemporary Examples In the series’ pilot, smart-aleck ex-lawyer Jeff Winger (Joel McHale) tells Abed that he has asperger’s syndrome. Hollywood Takes […]