An admiral is standing by a candy machine at the Naval Academy in Annapolis when he stops a plebe walking by.
- "Sailor, do you have change for a dollar?"
- "Sure, buddy," - says the plebe, rooting around his pocket.
- "That"s no way to address an officer! Now let"s try it again. Do you have change for a dollar?"
The plebe snaps to attention and barks,
- "No, sir!"
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v. (-ding) 1 keep out (a person or thing) from a place, group, privilege, etc.
- remove from consideration (no theory can be excluded). - make impossible, preclude (excluded all doubt). exclusion n. [latin excludo -clus- shut out] EXCRETA
n.pl. Faeces and urine. [latin: related to *excrete]
v. (-ting) (of an animal or plant) expel (waste matter). excretion n. Excretory adj. [latin cerno cret- sift]
v. (-ting) 1 carry out, perform (a plan, duty etc.).
- carry out a design for (a product of art or skill). - carry out a death sentence on. - make (a legal instrument) valid by signing, sealing, etc. [latin sequor follow] EXHAUST
—v. - consume or use up the whole of.
- (often as exhausted adj. Or exhausting adj.) Tire out. - study or expound (a subject) completely. - (often foll. By of) empty (a vessel etc.) Of its contents. —n. - waste gases etc. Expelled from an engine after combustion. - (also exhaust-pipe) pipe or system by which these are expelled. - process of expulsion of these gases. exhaustible adj. [latin haurio haust- drain] EXHIBIT
—v. (-t-) 1 show or reveal, esp. Publicly.
- display (a quality etc.). —n. Item displayed, esp. In an exhibition or as evidence in a lawcourt. exhibitor n. [latin exhibeo -hibit-] EXOTICA
n.pl. Strange or rare objects.
n. Wide continuous area of land, space, etc.
account n. List of an employee's expenses payable by the employer.
- n. - cost incurred; payment of money. - (usu. In pl.) A costs incurred in doing a job etc. B amount paid to reimburse this. - thing on which money is spent. at the expense of so as to cause loss or harm to; costing. [latin expensa: related to *expend] EXPIATE
v. (-ting) pay the penalty for or make amends for (wrongdoing). expiable adj. Expiation n. Expiatory adj. [latin expio: related to *pious]
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