|Subject ||dire/awful/dreadful/notable, non-specialist, general/easy/simple/plain/significant/suppose/imagine, believe in
60. very bad (dire)
If articulating [Λuio] from /T/pES, “terrible"/+-, “very-bad”/+bp, “awful”/+cp, and “dreadful”/+-/Ch, "pitiful"/Ch/+bp, “frightful"/Ch/+cp are pronounced.
* When articulating "very bad [vǽ w= r= be d=]" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /S/Ch/abT speaking posture, "dire" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
When articulating "dire" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abT speaking posture, "direly" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
When articulating "direly" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/abT speaking posture, "direness" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
1. causing or involving great fear or suffering; dreadful; terrible: a dire calamity.
2. indicating trouble, disaster, misfortune, or the like: dire predictions about the stock market.
3. urgent; desperate: in dire need of food.
dire (dr/S/Ch + eadful/P/Ch) dreadful
dire (indic/S/Ch + ating/P/Ch) indicating
dire (urg/S/Ch + ent/P/Ch) urgent
6. Informal. very; extremely: He did an awful good job of painting the barn. It's awful hot in here.
* When articulating "awfully" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "awful" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
4. penny dreadful.
5. a periodical given to highly sensational matter.
"penny dreadful" (nov/S/Ch + el/P/Ch) novel
dreadful (prri/S/Ch + odical/P/Ch) periodical
4. a prominent, distinguished, or important person.
5. (usually initial capital letter) French History.
a. one of a number of prominent men, usually of the aristocracy, called by the king on extraordinary occasions.
b. Notables, Also called Assembly of the Notables. an assembly of high-ranking nobles, ecclesiastics, and state functionaries having deliberative but not legislative or administrative powers, convoked by the king principally in 1554, 1786, and 1788, in the lattermost year to establish the manner for selecting the States-General.
6. Obsolete. a notable fact or thing.
notable (famous/S/Ch + person/P/Ch) "famous person"
notable ("a man of"/S/Ch + Assembly/P/Ch) "a man of Assembly"
notables ("council of"/S/Ch + nobles/P/Ch) "council of nobles"
notable (unusual/S/Ch + fact/P/Ch) "unusual fact"
64. mass-market (non-specialist)
If articulating [Λuio] from /S/mES, “popular"/+-, “mass-market"/+bp, “general"/+cp, and “easy"/Ch/+-, “simple"/Ch/+bp, “plain"/Ch/+cp are pronounced.
* When articulating "mass-market" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /S/Ch/abT speaking posture, "non-specialist" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
a. U.S. Army and Air Force. an officer ranking above a lieutenant general and below a general of the army or general of the air force.
b. U.S. Army. an officer of any of the five highest ranks: a brigadier general, major general, lieutenant general, general, or general of the army.
c. U.S. Marine Corps. an officer holding the highest rank in the corps.
d. (in numerous armies) an officer in the highest, second, or third highest rank, as one ranking immediately below a field marshal in the British army.
general (div/S/Ch + ision/P/Ch) division
general (Army/S/Ch + general/P/Ch) "Army general"
general (corps/S/Ch + officer/P/Ch) "corps officer"
general (officer/S/Ch + "below marshal"/P/Ch) "officer below marshal"
9. Ecclesiastical. the chief official of a religious order.
10. something that is general; generality.
11. Archaic. the general public.
general (Ecclesiastical/S/Ch + chief/P/Ch) "Ecclesiastical chief"
general (gener/S/Ch + ality/P/Ch) generality
general ("the general"/S/Ch + public/P/Ch) "the general public"
Re: Article of "'Λu=, =Λu, Λuo, oΛu' cushy, good/well, anyplace/etc. presently, easy/easily, prep/4, 'than: prep?'" <<Column 8. easy/easily: "at least" "by far" "well">>
* When articulating "easily" or "E" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "easy" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
1. Without haste or agitation: Relax and take it easy for a while.
2. With little effort; easily: success that came too easy.
3. In a restrained or moderate manner: Go easy on the butter.
4. Without much hardship or cost: got off easy with only a small fine.
easy (without/S/Ch + agitation/P/Ch) "without agitation"
easy ("in a"/S/Ch + "moderate manner"/P/Ch) "in a moderate manner"
easy (without/S/Ch + "much cost"/P/Ch) "without much cost"
17. a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter E.
25. an ignorant, foolish, or gullible person.
26. something simple, unmixed, or uncompounded.
27. simples, Textiles. cords for controlling the warp threads in forming the shed on draw-looms.
28. a person of humble origins; commoner.
29. an herb or other plant used for medicinal purposes: country simples.
simple (gullible/S/Ch + person/P/Ch) "gullible person"
simple (someth/S/Ch + ing/P/Ch) something
simples (thr/S/Ch + eads/P/Ch) threads
simple (commoner/S/Ch + er/P/Ch) commoner
simple (medicinal/S/Ch + herb/P/Ch) "medicinal herb"
Re: Article of "'best foot' ugly/clever, plain(ly), banal, dullish, 'girl or woman?' '-person', man/male, '-ess' mistress/madam" <<Column 12. plain(ly)>>
a. An extensive, level, usually treeless area of land.
b. A broad level expanse, as a part of the sea floor or a lunar mare.
2. Something free of ornamentation or extraneous matter.
Clearly; simply: plain stubborn.
plain (lan/S/Ch + d/P/Ch) land
plain (exp/S/Ch + anse/P/Ch) expanse
plain (matt/S/Ch + er/P/Ch) matter
4. something significant; a sign.
significant (warn/S/Ch + ing/P/Ch) warning
To imagine; conjecture.
* When articulating "make a supposition" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "suppose" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
1. To employ the imagination.
2. To make a guess; conjecture.
* When articulating "make an imagination" or "have the notion" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "imagine" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
72. believe in (believe)
CORRECTION/Re: Article of "<<aui, Λoi, ui=, =ui>> the-answer/all/the-thing/so/such/I-guess/alas; what, believe-in, Emphasis?" <<Column 10. believe in>>
CORRECTION/Re: Article of "'uaΛ, ua=, oΛa, uoΛ' awful(ly), bad(ly), foul/culture/finalize, in-fine, at-large, believe-in, healthful, ŋ*h" <<Column 11. believe in>>
v. be•lieved, be•liev•ing, be•lieves
1. To accept as true or real: Do you believe the news stories?
2. To credit with veracity: I believe you.
3. To expect or suppose; think: I believe they will arrive shortly.
believe (acc/S/Ch + ept/P/Ch) accept
believe (cred/S/Ch + it/P/Ch) credit
believe (supp/S/Ch + ose/P/Ch) suppose
1. To have firm faith, especially religious faith.
2. To have faith, confidence, or trust: I believe in your ability to solve the problem.
3. To have confidence in the truth or value of something: We believe in free speech.
4. To have an opinion; think: They have already left, I believe.
* When articulating "believe in", "have religion", "have credence", "learn theology", "give confidence" or "make judgment" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /S/Ch/abT speaking posture, "believe" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
When articulating "believe" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abT speaking posture, "believed" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
When articulating "believed" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/abT speaking posture, "believes" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
When articulating "believes" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "believing" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.