Words from June 8-12

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Goal: Use vocabulary word of the day in common conversation. 

Monday

Cozen (Verb) – To deceive, win over, or induce to do something by artful coaxing and wheedling or shrewd trickery.

Example: Steve cozen his little brother, by manipulating him to do the dishes.

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Tuesday

Bravado (Noun) – A bold manner or a show of boldness intended to impress or intimidate.

Example: The crowd of 10,000 people stopped and listened when Kurt delivered his address with pure bravado.

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Wednesday

Adulation (Noun) – excessive devotion to someone; servile flattery

Example: The enormous praise that Kurt received during his address, make him question the fans adulation.

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Thursday

Egalitarian (Adjective) – Asserting, resulting from, or characterized by belief in the equality of all people, especially in political, economic, or social life.

Example: Hank’s egalitarian attitude towards people, allowed him to connect and care for the young Indian kids that he taught English during his summer job in the Nepali orphanage.

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Friday

Quixotic (Adjective) – Extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical, or impracticable.

Example: Danny’s quixotic mind, make it hard for him to have conversions with pessimistic people.

Quote of The Week:

“ Everything the soul endeavors or endures under the guidance of wisdom ends in happiness” – Plato

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