Word of the Week (WOW) 9th August, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week To participate, simply do a post with your WOD and leave the link as a comment to Heena’s WOW post Savant \noun\ sa-vahnt \ 1. a person with great knowledge and ability 2. a person who is less intelligent than others but who has particular unusual abilities that other people do not have 3. Someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field Synonyms = initiate, learned person, pundit Origin French, … Continue reading Word of the Week (WOW) 9th August, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) 2nd August, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. . It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week. To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave a link to it as a comment on Heena’s WOW post clinomania \ noun \ klin-oh-mayn-ee-ah \ 1. an obsession with bed rest. 2. love to bed, pillows and blankets Example 1. I have clinomania, once I cuddle up on my bed to sleep, I just hate waking up. During exams, I feel like sleeping the whole day!!! If you would … Continue reading Word of the Week (WOW) 2nd August, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) 26th July, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. . It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week. To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave a link to it as a comment on Heena’s WOW post wanderlust\noun\won-der-luhst   1. a strong desire to travel. 2. strong longing for or impulse toward wandering Examples Wanderlust has led him to many different parts of the world.  a man consumed by wanderlust Origin early 20th century: from German Wanderlust . If you would like to check out more interesting … Continue reading Word of the Week (WOW) 26th July, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) 19th July,2015

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. . It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week.       sempiternal \ adjective\ sem-pi-ˈtər-nəl \ 1. eternal and unchanging; everlasting. 2. of never-ending duration Examples: 1. “the sempiternal sadness of the industrial background” 2. “And the future was something she dare not think about, since a future that didn’t contain Tony promised nothing but sempiternal guilt.”  –Val McDermid THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002) Origin late Middle English: from Old French sempiternel or late Latin sempiternalis, from Latin sempiternus, from semper … Continue reading Word of the Week (WOW) 19th July,2015

Word of the Week (WOW) 12th July,2015

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. . It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week. To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave a link to it as a comment on Heena’s WOW post     jocund\adjective\ˈjō-(ˌ)kənd 1. cheerful 2. marked by or suggestive of high spirits and lively mirthfulness   jo·cun·di·ty\jō-ˈkən-də-tē, jä-\ noun  jo·cund·ly \ˈjä-kənd-lē, ˈjō-(ˌ)\ adverb   Examples: 1. old friends engaged in jocund teasing   Synonyms : joyous,blithesome, festive, gay, gleeful, jocose, jocular, merry, jolly, jovial, laughing, mirthful, sunny     … Continue reading Word of the Week (WOW) 12th July,2015

Word of the Week (WOW) 5th July, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. . It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week. To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave a link to it as a comment on Heena’s WOW post     kaput\adjective\kä-, –ˈpüt 1.broken and useless; no longer working or effective. 2. no longer able to continue : completely ruined or defeated 3. hopelessly outmoded Example 1. “the water pump’s broken, kaput” 2.once the Germans were forced to retreat from Stalingrad, the Nazi cause was kaput3. hard-line Soviet-style Communism … Continue reading Word of the Week (WOW) 5th July, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) 28th June, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. . It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week. To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave a link to it as a comment on Heena’s WOW post   mellifluous/muh–lif-loo-uh s/ adjective 1. (of a sound) pleasingly smooth and musical to hear. 2.flowing with honey; sweetened with or as if with honey. 3. having a smooth rich flow Examples: 1. “her low mellifluous voice” 2. a rich, mellifluous voice that gets her a lot of work in radio … Continue reading Word of the Week (WOW) 28th June, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) 21st June, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. . It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week. To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave a link to it as a comment on Heena’s WOW post mondegreen\noun\mɒndəɡriːn\plural noun: mondegreens\ 1. a misunderstood or misinterpreted word or phrase resulting from a mishearing of the lyrics of a song 2. A mondegreen (also sometimes spelled “mondagreen”) is the accidental mishearing of a phrase in a poem, or song in such a way that it acquires a new, and … Continue reading Word of the Week (WOW) 21st June, 2015

Word of the Week 14th June, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. . It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week. To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave a link to it as a comment on Heena’s WOW post chairdrobe\noun\ a chair filled with already worn to be worn clothes, and it acts as a makeshift closet or dresser. Examples: 1. “when staying as bachelors we lived very simple life we could find everything on our chairdrobe!” 2. “That Chairdrobe enlightens that corner of your room!”   If you … Continue reading Word of the Week 14th June, 2015

Word of the Week 7th June, 2015

ord of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. . It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week. To pariticipate, simply do a post with your word and leave a link to it as a comment on Heena’s WOW post nonversation /noun/ 1. A completely worthless conversation, wherein nothing is illuminated, explained or otherwise elaborated upon. Typically occurs at parties, bars or other events where meaningful conversation is nearly impossible. 2. The type of conversation held with another person when you really do not wish to talk to them. It … Continue reading Word of the Week 7th June, 2015