Presents phonetic transcriptions and definitions for thousands of words that are difficult to spell, define, or pronounce.1 a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior: her caprices had made his life impossible | ruled by law and not by caprice. 2 another ... I a piece of text appearing on a movie or television screen as part ofa movie or broadcast. ... cap-tious | a#39;ka:ps1-Ios| - adj. ... I (also cardinal red) a deep scarlet color like that ofa cardinala#39;s cassock. ... turn (a ship) on its side for cleaning, caulking, or repair.
|Title||:||The Oxford Dictionary of Difficult Words|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2004|