Words From August 3-7

5 Words of The Work Week Aug. 3-7

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Goal: Fit word of the day into common conversion 

Monday

Reverence(Noun) – A feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration.

Example: The nation paid reverence to the brave souls that lost their lives on 9/11 by building the freedom tower.


Tuesday

Moronic (Adjective) – Very foolish or stupid

Example: The boy’s moronic ways, got him in trouble with the teacher.


Wednesday

Epicurean (Adjective) – Fond of or adapted to luxury or indulgence in sensual pleasures; having luxurious tastes or habits, especially in eating and drinking.

Example: The celebrity’s epicurean ways of spending, influenced the general public.


Thursday

Epitome (Noun) – A person or thing that is typical of or possesses to a high degree the features of a whole class

Example: Happiness is the epitome of fulfillment.


Friday

Portend (Verb) – To serve as a warning omen; Foreshadow

Example: The hikers did not see the clouds portend, and suddenly got caught in a thunderstorm.


Quote of the Week:

“ The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream” – William Shakespeare

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