Body Parts: Caput – 13 Words


a seat of government

They seized the Yemeni capital Sanaa last September and now control much of the country.Reuters (Jun 4, 2015)

draw advantages from

We need to capitalize on that positive energy rather than the negative things people are saying about the sport.Golf Digest (Oct 16, 2013)

an economic system based on private ownership of assets

Communism and capitalism, the Dutch economist argued, would learn to overcome internal problems by borrowing from each other.Salon (May 27, 2015)
per capita

per person

The report states Nebraska was the only state in the country where per capita personal income fell last year.Washington Times (May 19, 2015)

a tax levied on the basis of a fixed amount per person

The chief source of revenue is the customs, while the capitation tax contributes most to the local budget.Various

being abruptly enlarged and globose at the tip

This plant is fleshy, capitate, head ovate, bay-brown, stem yellow, then blackish.Hard, Miron Elisha

cut the head off of

One image showed four decapitated heads tossed into the back of a truck.Washington Post (Jun 1, 2015)

surrender under agreed conditions

American and Philippine defenders on Bataan in 1942 capitulated to Japanese forces; the surrender was followed by the notorious Bataan Death March.US News (Apr 9, 2015)

summarize briefly

To recapitulate what has already been said, the testing of gas-engines requires considerable experience and cannot be lightly undertaken.Mathot, R. E.

any distinct period in history or in a person’s life

One of those key demands is that this shameful chapter of Canadian history be taught as a mandatory subject in all Canadian schools.BBC (Jun 12, 2015)

brief description accompanying an illustration

The real issue would be if the pics were ever posted online, particularly with identifying information or embarrassing captions.Slate (May 12, 2015)

at all points from head to foot

Finally the captains came, armored cap-a-pie, and with them some semblance of order and quiet out of chaos and bedlam.Burroughs, Edgar Rice

a strip of land projecting into a body of water

The Smithsonian announces today that the wreckage of a vessel that sank in 1794 has been found off the coast of Cape Town.New York Times (Jun 2, 2015)

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