Copy another person’s ideas or words, and and pretend they are yours.
James got expelled from university after he plagiarized an essay.
Put something in a place in a careless way.
Just plunk the suitcase on the floor.
The amount of money you pay for something such as car insurance.
I pay my house insurance premium by the month.
A realistic or useful solution to a problem.
I know you need a place to live, but buying an apartment is not practical when you are unemployed.
A thin wall that separates two rooms.
I could hear the television through the partition while I was trying to sleep.
When you are skiing, be careful of rocks protruding from the snow.
/ˈpismil/ (adj /adv)
Building or doing things in small parts (not all at the same time).
The marketing project is piecemeal. I think we need to redo it because some of the sections are too old now.
Rubbed with a cloth until shiny.
The car looks great! Who polished it?
Someone who does not believe in a main modern world religion.
Some isolated cultures in Africa are pagan.
Someone who likes to play jokes on people.
Bill, you have to stop being such a prankster. People are getting tired of it.