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Main Entry: obit·u·ary

Pronunciation: \ə-ˈbi-chə-ˌwer-ē, ō-, -ˈbi-chə-rē\

Function: noun

Inflected Form(s): plural obit·u·ar·ies

Etymology: Medieval Latin obituarium, from Latin obitus death

Date: 1703

: a notice of a person’s death usually with a short biographical account

obit·u·ar·ist \-ˈbi-chə-ˌwər-ist, -ˈbi-chə-rist\ noun

obituary adjective

Like Franz Liszt before me, I fear I may have an obsession with death. The definition was taken from the Merriam-Webster OnLine Dictionary, the obituaries from TIME magazine. This is a scan reading exercise for NA1 and NA2 EOI students of English. Don’t let the title of this post deceive you.

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10.07.07. Force-Feeding, Scan Reading.

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