WORD OF THE DAY

Cede

(v.) cede seed


Definition:

To yield or formally surrender.

Example:

The Chinese were forced to cede the island to the British in 1842 following their defeat in the First Opium War.

Subsistence

(adj.) sub-sis-tence suhb-sis-tuhns


Definition:

The providing of sustenance or support; means of supporting life; a living or livelihood.

Example:

The subsistence farmer only grew enough food for his family and did not produce enough to sell.

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