Essays Tagged: "Merriam-Webster"

Boxing: Down for the Count

Boxing: Down for the CountThe tenth edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines boxing as 'the art of attack and defense with the fi ... at modern society delivers a knockout punch to bring boxing down for the count.Works Cited'Boxing.' Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. 10th ed. 1996.Farley, James A. 'My Fight in Defense of Boxi ...

(6 pages) 99 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The uncommon struggle of all men -The Great Depression

ice and Men, John Steinbeck, 1936, The Viking Press, Inc.Webster's Intermediate Dictionary, 1977 by Merriam-Webster, Inc., Springfield, Massachusetts.THE UNCOMMON STRUGGLE OF ALL MEN--THE GREAT DEPRES ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

Seminole Wars Help Establish American Counterrevolutionary Strategy. 4.5 page response to a portion of America's Forgotten Wars. Req Reading for a Low Intensity Conflict Course.

that found America engaged with small guerrillas of the Seminole Nation in Florida from 1835-1842. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines revolution as "...the overthrow or renunciation of o ...

(5 pages) 100 0 4.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

"Romanticism in A Midsummer Night's Dream"

he individual, the subjective, the irrational, the imaginative, the personal, and the spontaneous. (Merriam-Webster) Romanticism can be characterized by it's appreciation for the beauties of nature; a ... s one embarks on the magical journey which has been entertaining audiences for centuries.Works CitedMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature. 1995. Merriam-WebsterGianakaris, C.J. "A Midsummer Nig ...

(6 pages) 255 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Social Injustice: Female Genital Mutilation.

s "of or relating to human society" and, injustice means "the violation of right or of the rights" (Merriam-Webster). So as one, the word would mean the violation of right or of the rights of or relat ...

(6 pages) 127 1 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Affirmative Action.

Jessica ScottES 4522/25/03Affirmative Action is EssentialAccording to Merriam-Webster's dictionary, affirmative means "favoring or supporting a proposition or motion." By ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The ideas of Machiavelli, Locke, Shakespeare, Montaigne, and Achebe.

visory and guide of sorts for Lorenzo the Magnificent di Medici. Machiavellianism, according to the Merriam-Webster's Dictionary is "suggesting the principles of conduct laid down by Machiavelli; spec ...

(6 pages) 85 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

How slang words originated.

e of the most offending words used today is gay; the word gay was adopted about fourdecades ago(The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories p.189). The movie star Gene Autry, who was in the movie " ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Technical term definition of a Trojan Horse.

Trojan HorseMerriam-Webster defines a Trojan horse as "a seemingly useful computer program that contains conceal ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

This essay is about the effects of globization in Korea compared to Haiti.

For Better or WorseThe Merriam-Webster's dictionary defines globalization as "to make worldwide in scope or application." M ...

(5 pages) 63 0 1.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Renaissance and Reformation.

formationThe Renaissance was truly a time of rebirth, which is a new or second birth or a revival, (Merriam-Webster's Vest Pocket Dictionary, 1989 edition) in many aspects, such as religion, arts and ...

(3 pages) 128 1 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


(4 pages) 66 3 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Hazing:Not Just for Frat Boys Anymore!

or those people who do not know, hazing is defined as "an initiation process involving harassment" (Merriam-Webster). Parents are now realizing how much of a problem hazing really has become.Hazing ha ... igh Schools: A National Survey." Alfred University. August 2000. Alfred University. (Nov. 11, 2003).Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary. 11th Edition 2003. .Sims, Amy C. "Hazing Grows Younger and Mo ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Martin Luther King Jr. ---> How did he create Positive Synergy Through Diversity?

Crown thy good with brotherhood.* Brotherhood? What does that mean? "A fellowship; a alliance," Mr. Merriam-Webster said. America is the land of opportunity, America is the land of freedom. Each indiv ... Crown thy good with brotherhood.* Brotherhood? What does that mean? "A fellowship; a alliance," Mr. Merriam-Webster said. America is the land of opportunity; America is the land of freedom; American i ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Empowerment - advantages and disadvantages

According to Merriam-Webster's dictionary empower is defined as "to give official authority or legal power to" th ...

(5 pages) 227 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Death penalty

t define each word in order to get full understanding of the issue being assessed. According to the Merriam-Webster collegiate dictionary, cruel is defined as: "disposed to inflict pain or suffering d ...

(1 pages) 26 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights