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5. accidental, unintentional, unintended, unpremeditated, unmeditated, uncalculated, unplanned, undesigned; indeliberate, inadvertent, involuntary; unthinking, unwitting, unconscious; incidental, occasional, contingent, adventitious.
-n. 6. temporary, temporary employee, Inf. temp, office temporary; casual laborer or worker, part-time laborer or worker or employee; (of soldiers) irregular.
7. almsman, almswoman, charity case, welfare case, welfare client. casualty,
n. 1. Military, a. fatality, dead man; wounded man, injured man; missing in action, MIA. b. casualties fatalities, losses; dead, wounded, dead and wounded, missing in action.
2. victim, sufferer; unfortunate, poor unfortunate, wretch, miserable wretch, poor devil; loser, prey, fortune's fool.
3. accident, mishap, mischance, misfortune, misadventure, miscarriage,
Scot. and North Eng. mishanter, glitch; shock, blow, nasty or staggering or heavy blow, buffet, stroke, fell stroke, stroke of bad or ill luck or fortune.
4. wreck, shipwreck; crash, car crash, plane crash; collision, smash-up, pile-up.
5. fluke, freak accident, one in a million, twist of fate; fortuity, happening, hap, hazard. casuistry,
n. sophistry, sophism, philosophism, speciousness; pettifoggery, quibbling, nitpicking, hairsplitting, Derog. jesuitism; subtlety, guile, deceit, chicanery, equivocation. cat, n. 1. feline, grimalkin, tabby; gib, tomcat, Inf. tom; kitten, pussy, Archaic, catling.
2. (
used only of women) gossip, busybody, newsmonger, quidnunc; scandalmonger, muckraker, backbiter; shrew, virago, vixen, termagant, harridan, crone, SI. bitch. cataclysm, n. 1. upheaval, violent upheaval, convulsion, spasm, eruption; violent change or disturbance, revolution, radical or total or sweeping change; subversion, overthrow, overturn, coup d'dtat; debacle, collapse, downfall, breakdown, breakup; ruin, ruination, desolation.
2. catastrophe, calamity, disaster, tragedy; shock, blow, staggering blow, buffet, stroke, stroke of ill luck; mishap, mischance, misfortune, miscarriage, misadventure,
Scot. and North Eng. mishanter; acident, casualty, glitch.
3. flood, deluge, inundation, washout, engulfment, alluvion, alluvium; avalanche, landslide, mudslide; earthquake, quake.
catacomb,
n. 1. Usu. catacombs (all underground) cemetery, ossuary, burial ground; crypt, vault, sepulchre.
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Usu. catacombs (all underground) tunnels, maze, labyrinth.
catalogue,
n. 1. list, enumeration, laundry list, beadroll, roll, slate, muster, directory; index, table, file, classification; inventory, record, register; schedule, calendar, docket; chartulary, archives.
2. bulletin, handbill, dodger, throwaway, flyer, leaflet; pamphlet, brochure, circular, folder; prospectus, syllabus.
-v. 3. codify, classify, categorize, alphabetize; rank, group, bracket, sort, assort, arrange; list, enumerate, tabulate, enroll, chronicle, calendar, schedule,
Law. docket.
catapult,
n. 1. sling, Brit, slingshot, trebuchet,
ballista, mortar; crossbow, arbalest.

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Prepositions
Basic English Usage
  • Forms
    Affirmative
    Question
    Negative
    I worked you worked he/she/it worked, etc
    did I work? did you work? did he/she/it work? etc
    I did not work you did not work he/she/it did not work, etc
  • Meanings
    We use the simple past tense to talk about many kinds of past events: short, quickly finished actions and happenings, longer situations, and repeated events.
    Peter broke a window last night.
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    I spent all my childhood in Scotland.
    past-1 Scotland l--? future
    t- N0W
    Regularly every summer, Janet fell in love.
    We use the simple past in 'narrative' when we tell stories, and when we tell people about past events.
    Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess who lived with her father. One day the king decided . . .
    I saw John this morning. He told me .. .
    (NOT I have seen John this morning. He has told me . . .)
    A simple rule: use the simple past tense if you do not have a good reason for using one of the other past or perfect tenses.
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