Thursday, 3 July 2014



1. a quantity or amount considered in relation to or measured against another quantity or amount  
2. a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale
3. a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc.
4. the relative speed of progress or change of something variable; pace
5. relative quality; class or grade
6. (statistics) a measure of the frequency of occurrence of a given event, such as births and deaths, usually expressed 7. as the number of times the event occurs for every thousand of the total population considered
8. a wage calculated against a unit of time
9. the amount of gain or loss of a timepiece
-verb (mainly trans.)
10. (also intr.) to assign or receive a position on a scale of relative values; rank  
11. to estimate the value of; evaluate
12. to be worthy of; deserve
13. to consider; regard
14. (British) to assess the value of (property) for the purpose of local taxation
15. (slang) to think highly of

1. (trans.) to scold or criticize severely; rebuke harshly

In a city of brown bricks
A high rate of blues
Up on an artificial hill

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