What is a seminal book?
Seminal is used to describe things such as books, works, events, and experiences that have a great influence in a particular field. [formal] author of the seminal book “Animal Liberation.” Synonyms: influential, important, ground-breaking, original More Synonyms of seminal.
What does seminal contribution mean?
highly original, influential and important
What does fusillade mean?
1a : a number of shots fired simultaneously or in rapid succession. b : something that gives the effect of a fusillade a fusillade of rocks and bottles.
What means noxious?
1a : physically harmful or destructive to living beings noxious waste noxious fumes. b : constituting a harmful influence on mind or behavior especially : morally corrupting noxious doctrines. 2 : disagreeable, obnoxious this noxious political scandal— H. L. Ickes.
What’s the difference between noxious and obnoxious?
As adjectives the difference between noxious and obnoxious is that noxious is harmful; injurious while obnoxious is extremely unpleasant, offensive, very annoying, odious or contemptible.
What is the difference between agility and dexterity?
As nouns the difference between dexterity and agility is that dexterity is skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands while agility is (uncountable) the quality of being agile; the power of moving the limbs quickly and easily; nimbleness; activity; quickness of motion; as, strength and agility of body.
What improves dexterity?
To increase the dexterity of your fingers, place your hands on a flat surface with your palms facing down and lift and lower each finger sequentially, beginning with the index finger and then reversing the direction. Repeat several times a day and increase speed.
What is poor manual dexterity?
Lack of manual dexterity. Poor at two-handed tasks, causing problems with using cutlery, cleaning, cooking, ironing, craft work, playing musical instruments. Poor manipulative skills. Difficulty with typing, handwriting and drawing.
What are poor fine motor skills?
If a child has difficulties with fine motor skills they might: Have an awkward or immature pencil grasp for their age. Have messy, slow or laborious drawing, colouring or writing skills. Fatigue quickly when typing or using a mouse on a computer. Have difficulty (or achieves a messy/choppy outcome) when using scissors.
What are poor motor skills?
Difficulties are manifested as clumsiness (e.g., dropping or bumping into objects) as well as slowness and inaccuracy of performance of motor skills (e.g., catching an object, using scissors or cutlery, handwriting, riding a bike, or participating in sports).
What causes lack of fine motor skills?
Researchers don’t always know what causes these fine motor problems, but some possibilities include: Premature birth, which can cause muscles to develop more slowly. A genetic disorders such as Down syndrome. Neuromuscular (nerve and muscle) disorders such as muscular dystrophy or cerebral palsy.
Is Dyspraxia on the autism spectrum?
As dyspraxia is less well known than autism some children may have be given an autism diagnosis and not assessed for dyspraxia. It can be so difficult to differentiate between these conditions because both autism and dyspraxia have a wide range of presentations.