The Big Book of Words You Should Know: Over 3,000 Words by David Olsen, Michelle Bevilacqua, Justin Cord Hayes

By David Olsen, Michelle Bevilacqua, Justin Cord Hayes

Are you aware what quatrefoil and impolitic suggest? What approximately halcyon or narcolepsy? This e-book is a convenient, easy-to-read reference advisor to the right kind parlance for any scenario. during this e-book you can find: phrases You totally should still understand (covert, exonerate, perimeter); phrases you might want to recognize yet most likely Don?t (dour, incendiary, scintilla); phrases most folk Don?t recognize (schlimazel, thaumaturgy, epergne); phrases you'll want to be aware of to Sound Overeducated (ad infinitum, worthless, garrulity); phrases you possibly Shouldn?t be aware of (priapic, damnatory, labia majora); and extra. no matter if writing an essay; learning for a try out; or attempting to provoke neighbors, relations, and fellow cocktail occasion site visitors with their prolixity, you are going to in attaining magniloquence, ebullience, and flights of rhetorical brilliance.

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8. ([61]) The vertices of every (C4 , 2K2 , C5 )-free graph can be partitioned into a clique and an independent set. 8 are known as split graphs. 9. A graph is a split graph if and only if its vertices can be partitioned into a clique and an independent set. 8 shows that every (C4 , 2K2 , C5 )-free graph is a split graph. On the other hand, it is not difficult to see that none of the graphs C4 , 2K2 and C5 is a split graph, and moreover, each of them is a minimal non-split graph. Summarizing the above discussion we reach the following conclusion.

Then, if a word w represents G , then the word xxw represents G (in fact, xx can be inserted anywhere in w). Thus, when studying word-representability of a graph, we can ignore its isolated vertices, since it is trivial to represent them. 12. The reverse of the word w = w1 · · · wn is the word r(w) = wn wn−1 · · · w1 . 13. For the word w = 241533, the reverse r(w) = 335142. 5. 14. If w is a word-representant for a graph G, then the reverse r(w) is also (possibly the same) a word-representant for G.

Since vertices 2 and 3, and 1 and 2 are adjacent in Cn , we have 2i < 3i and 1i < 2i for each i. Then we have a contradiction with 1k < 2k < 3k < 1k . On the other hand, suppose that 1k+1 < 3k . Since all pairs of vertices j, j + 1, as well as the pair n, 1, are adjacent in Cn , for each i ≥ 1, we have that ji < (j + 1)i for each j < n and ni < 1i+1 . Thus, we obtain a contradiction with 3k < 4k < · · · < nk < 1k+1 < 3k . 11. Suppose that p(w) is the permutation obtained by removing all but the leftmost occurrence of each letter x in w.

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