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Word of the Week

Can you use these words at home? 

Do you know what they mean?

Can you write them in a sentence?

DateWord of the Week
28th November

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. 

5th December

Word of the week - AMBLE

 

Definition - Meaning to walk at a slow and relaxed pace.

 

E.g. She ambled over to the bench. 

12th December

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. 

5th January

Word of the week - ASTRONOMICALLY

 

Definition - very large / immense.

 

E.g. It takes an astronomical amount of money to build a car factory.

9th January 

Words of the week - DUSK and DAWN.

Definition - Dusk: When it starts to get dark. Dawn: The first appearance of light.

 

E.g. They worked from dawn to dusk. 

16th January 

Word of the week - INFINITE

 

Definition - to be continued indefinitely

 

E.g. The number sequence was infinite.

23rd January 

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.  

30th January 

Word of the week - GLIMPSE 

 

Definition - to look quickly at something.

 

E.g. I took a glimpse of the blurb- it looks great!

 

 

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