academy – Came from Akademos, the man or demigod for whom Plato's garden, where he taught, was named. More…

pedagogue – A Roman slave who took children to school and on outings, but also taught them—from Greek ped, "child," and agein, "to lead." More…

recant – Can mean "sing again"; its usual meaning stresses the withdrawing or denying of something professed or taught. More…

doctor, physician – Doctor is derived from Latin doctus, "having been taught; learned," from docere, "to teach"; physician comes from Latin physica, "natural science; physics." More…

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Healing in the Dead Sea

Situated approximately 1,312 ft (400 m) below sea level between Israel and Jordan, the Dead Sea is the lowest lake in the world. It is also one of its saltiest water bodies and supports no life. However, it has become a major center for health research and treatment because of the water’s mineral content, the low levels of allergens in the atmosphere there, the reduced ultraviolet radiation, and the higher atmospheric pressure. What skin disease may be helped by a soak in the Dead Sea? Discuss
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Definition: (verb) To injure (a joint) by a sudden twisting or wrenching of its ligaments.
Synonyms: rick, wrench, twist, turn.
Usage: I tripped in the pothole and sprained my ankle when I fell down.
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