WORTH THINKING ABOUT
Identify the author of the following observation.
“Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
POSSESSED OF/POSSESSED BY/POSSESSED WITH
Here is a bit of a challenge.
Explain the differences in meaning among the terms, “possessed of”, “possessed by” and “possessed with”.
Create sentences that express the true meaning of and differences of “possessed of”, “possessed by” and “possessed with”.
The word for today is “gallantry”.
What part of speech is “gallantry”?
Define “gallantry” and use it, or any of its other forms, in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.
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