5 Words of the Work Week (August 17-21)
Goal: Fit word of the week into common conversation.
Robust (Adjective) – Strong and healthy; hardy; vigorous:
Example: The Italian cuisine was known for its robust chicken alfredo.
Derivative (Noun) – A substance that can be made from another substance
Example: Ice is a derivative of water.
Monotonous (Adjective) – Lacking in variety; tediously unvarying:
Example: The monotonous teacher, had the students taking notes daily.
Nostalgia (Noun) – A sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.
Example: The soldier felt a feeling of nostalgia, when he arrived back from war.
Refractory (Adjective) – Resisting control or authority : stubborn, unmanageable.
Example: The coach sat the refractory superstar because he would not pass the ball.
Quote of the week
“ How people treat you is their karma. How you react is your ” – Wayne W. Dyer