The letters v, a, n, t, d, a, e, g and a form the word "advantage." Advantage is a noun that is generally defined as a situation, position or a condition that is more favorable than others in achieving success or any desired end such as in "the advantage of a 20/20 vision."
The word "advantage" can also mean a benefit or a gain as in the following examples.
Advantage may also be used to describe superiority (which is often followed by against or over) as shown in the following examples.
The phrase "to take advantage of" is another use for the word as an idiom that means: to utilize someone or something for gain, or to exploit or impose upon in an unfair manner. Other idioms using the word advantage include "to have the advantage of," which means to be in a favorable or superior position; and "to advantage" meaning to good effect.
In tennis, advantage is also used to refer to a point gained by either player after deuce.Learn More
One way to use "surmounted" is in the following sentence: "She surmounted a number of obstacles to realize her dream of becoming a doctor." "Surmounted" in this sentence means "overcame."Full Answer >
Descriptive words modify verbs and nouns. These words serve to help explain a certain place or situation in a more engaging and easily understandable way.Full Answer >
An example of vindictive in a sentence is, "Tom was very vindictive toward Jerry after he took his snack." "Vindictive" is an adjective used as a synonym for vengeful or unforgiving. Another example is, "Kim was vindictive toward her friends for leaving her behind." Vindictive also replaces "angry."Full Answer >
There are many examples of greetings or salutations used in writing letters. The most common example is "Dear" and to whom the letter is addressed. This salutation is appropriate for most types of letters, whether the writer knows them well, works with them or they are a potential or current employer.Full Answer >