Word of the Week
Word of the week - INQUISITIVE
Meaning: having or showing an interest in learning things; curious.
from Late Latin inquisitivus "making inquiry, or to seek information'.
Quis means to seek in Latin. This can be found in:
acquisition, exquisite, inquisition.
Word of the week - SERENDIPITY
Words of the week - DUSK and DAWN.
Word of the week - OMINOUS
As it is anti bullying week, we thought this word would work well:
Word of the week - MYRIAD
Word of the week - ASTRONOMICALLY
Meaning - very large / immense.
Its root word is astronomy.
Suffix - ical.
It comes from the old Greek astronomos.
Astro = star
Nomos = arranging
Word of the week - INTRIGUE
Meaning: If something, especially something strange, intrigues you, it interests you and you want to know more.
It comes from:
The Old french intriguer - to trick
The Latin intrigare - to muddle
Suffixes - ed and ing
Synonyms - engross, captivate
Antonyms - bore
Word of the week - PERPLEXED
Meaning to be completely baffled and confused.
It comes from the Latin - perplexus.
Per - meaning through
Plexus - meaning entangled
So put them together you have to work 'through' 'entangled' thoughts when you are perplexed
Word of the week - AMBLE
Meaning to walk at a slow and relaxed pace.
Amble comes from:
Old French ambler meaning : go steady
Latin ambulare meaning : to take a walk
Word of the week - PERSEVERANCE
When you keep on trying even though you may be finding it tricky.
Perseverance comes from the Latin persevereus.
‘Per’ meaning very
‘Severeus’ meaning strict.
Therefore you must be very strict with yourself to never give up