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Tuesday, 28 May 2013


- A wooden figure or model of the human figure used by tailors, dress designers, etc., for fitting or making clothes.
- One employed to model clothing.

Mannequin at store.
Photot Credits : MOs810

Examples / Usage :

- To fight sex crimes, BMC wants lingerie mannequins banned.
- Several mannequins posing for this year's catalogue look especially bony.

Thursday, 23 May 2013


- Take or seize someone's property with authority.

Photo Credits : Yenna

Usage :
- The border guards confiscated our movie cameras.
- Guards confiscated knives and other weapons from the prisoners.
- The teacher confiscated all cell phones for the duration of the field trip.
- His passport was confiscated by the police to prevent him from leaving the country.

Friday, 17 May 2013


- The practice of spying or of using spies.
- The discovering of secrets, especially political or military information of another country.

Spying the Land
Photo Credits : Yellow Cat

Example / Usage :
- U.S. diplomat detained in Russian on espionage charges.
- E-mail may also be an ideal medium for industrial espionage.