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dictionary attack

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(Computer Science) an attempt to hack into a computer or network by submitting every word in a dictionary as a possible password
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Consists of graded reading and spelling activities based on the Catch Up High Frequency Word Lists, rimes, initial digraphs, picture-cued nouns and story words.
Simply find the SEVEN letter word that is hidden within the grid but NOT listed in any of the three word lists for the chance to win an extra PS1,000.
When uploading a word, audio files with proper pronunciation and corresponding images are automatically retrieved by the Vocabulary Trainer to help save time when making personalised word lists.
In 1852 he published his first Thesaurus, making ever more likely and possible that writers could be helped to find the right word whenever they consulted this famous book of word lists.
Vocabulary charts or word lists can be very useful in helping students widen their passive and active vocabulary based on related word group areas.
He describes the resources for evaluation in general, then applies them to each sound, including its definition, acquisition, relative frequency, errors, key environments, possible metaphors, touch cues, screening tests, demonstrations, phonetic placement and shaping techniques, exercises, activities, and word lists.
Each participant was asked to listen to a series of word lists and then recall the words that they heard.
Each participant listened to a series of word lists and was then asked to recall what they had heard.
They include Teaching guides with sentence frames and high frequency word lists.
Allotment will also go to the development of PWLE which also include the inventory of frequently used words in English textbooks, the field validation of word lists as well as its finalization.
The launch of this word list is intended to cater to this market and provide a one stop shop for word lists of various kinds.
Butler said that shutting down internet sites based on general banned word lists could violate freedom of expression as well as people's right to get information.