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illiterate

Being unable to read and write or to use written language to interpret graphs, charts, tables, maps, symbols, and formulas.
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Sir Michael Howard adds another concern that "[t]o declare war on terrorists or, even more illiterately, on terrorism is at once to accord terrorists a status and dignity that they seek and that they do not deserve.
"Regrets are for people what stop on the ground," declared the cider-swilling blonde, illiterately. "We're heading for the stars!" God speed Becky.
The word "homosexual" was coined, illiterately, by a German psychologist and introduced into English the year Whitman died.