Word of the Week
Can you use these words at home?
Do you know what they mean?
Can you write them in a sentence?
|Word of the Week
Word of the week - PERSEVERANCE
Definition - When you keep on trying even though you may be finding it tricky.
E.g Even though, he found the problem tricky he got there with his own perseverance.
Word of the week - AMBLE
Definition - Meaning to walk at a slow and relaxed pace.
E.g. She ambled over to the bench.
Word of the week - PERPLEXED
Definition - Meaning to be completely baffled and confused.
E.g. I'm not sure where I put my book, I'm perplexed.
Word of the week - ASTRONOMICALLY
Definition - very large / immense.
E.g. It takes an astronomical amount of money to build a car factory.
Words of the week - DUSK and DAWN.
E.g. They worked from dawn to dusk.
Word of the week - INFINITE
Definition - to be continued indefinitely
E.g. The number sequence was infinite.
Word of the week - CLAMBER
Definition - to climb using both feet and hands with difficulty.
E.g. With difficultly, I had to clamber over the mountainous pile of clothes.
Word of the week - GLIMPSE
Definition - to look quickly at something.
E.g. I took a glimpse of the blurb- it looks great!
Word of the week - CHRONOLOGICAL
Definition - following an order of time, or from when events happened.
E.g. 'Please give me the dates in chronological order'.
Word of the week - SERENDIPITY
Word of the week - VAST
Definition - immense, being of great size.
E.g. She had a vast amount of knowledge.
Word of the week - DIGIT
Definition - A digit is a written symbol for any of the ten numbers from 0 to 9.
E.g. In maths, we must put one digit in each box.
Word of the week - UNIQUE
Definition - To be one of a kind.
E.g. We are all unique in our own way.
Word of the week - DEVOURED
Definition - To eat with speed
E.g. I devoured the chocolate cake.
Word of the week - ABUNDANCE
Definition - There is more than enough of something.
E.g. The area has an abundance of wildlife.
Word of the week - CONSIDERATE
E.g. They were considerate of others and held the door open.
Word of the week: ILLUMINATE
Definition: To make something bright or visible by shining light on it
E.g. They used the candles to illuminate the church.
Word of the week: ASCEND
Definition: To go from smallest to largest.
E.g. I would like you to put the numbers in ascending order.
Word of the week: CURRENCY
E.g. The currency of Spain is the Euro.
Word of the week: ELATED
Definition: Extremely happy and excited, often because something has happened or been achieved.
E.g. Mr Payne felt elated when the children tried their best.
Word of the week: FLAMBOYANT
Definition: To be very noticeable and attract a lot of attention.
E.g. The peacock had flamboyant, green and blue feathers.
Word of the week: CLIMATE
Definition: The usual weather conditions in a certain place.
E.g. Antarctica has a cold climate.
Word of the week: INQUISITIVE
Definition: Having or showing an interest in learning things; curious.
E.g. Bob was very inquisitive about the mysterious stone that appeared on his table.
Word of the week: ACCEPTANCE
Definition: The acceptance of somebody into a group means to think of them as part of the group and to act in a friendly way. To be able to tolerate people or situations.
E.g. We show acceptance of everybody in our community.
Word of the week: EXOTIC
|Word of the week: POLYGON
Definition: May be regular with all sides and angles equal, or irregular with varying side and angle sizes.E.g. A regular hexagon is a polygon with 6 equal sides and angles.
Word of the week: OMINOUS
E.g. The clouds looks ominous as they rolled over the stormy sea.