[ep-uh k] n.
definition: A point in history that can be identified by distinct events or features.
sentence: The French Revolution was an epoch of 18th century Europe.
definition: To be filled with enthusiastic diligence.
sentence: Madame Defarge was very zealous when it came to her knitting and the revolution.
definition: To have been overwhelmed.
sentence: After an excruciatingly long week of finals, the student felt overborne by the hours of feverishly filling out scan-trons and essays.
definition: To plow.
sentence: The student looked up the definition for ploughed and was surprised to find that it just meant to plow.
[ik-spos-chuh-ley-shuh n] n.
definition: A peaceful and honest protest.
sentence: What would have happened in France if instead of riots the people would have just had expostulations during the time of the French revolution?
definition: A small and dirty attic.
sentence: I would never dare to even set foot in the garret at my house.
definition: People that are important or possibly in a play.
sentence: Shakespeare had hired only male personages for even female roles.
[suhmp-choo-uh s] adj.
definition: beautiful, grand, luxurious, expensive
sentence: The sumptuous piano at the center of the room entertained and amazed everyone who heard it play.
definition: To converse with others, mostly formal.
sentence: The people at the meeting are discoursing about business things and money.
[im-per-tur-buh-buh l] adj.
definition: Someone who isn't fazed by anything.
sentence: The cats are so imperturbable that I can't tell if they like the expensive fancy cat food I just bought.