5 Words of the Work Week Sept. 7 – Sept. 11
Goal: Fit word of the day in common conversation.
Inimitable (Adjective) – Incapable of being imitated or copied; surpassing imitation; matchless.
Example: Michael Jordan was known for having an inimitable scoring ability.
Swoon (verb) – Faint from extreme emotion.
Example: When Dante Lee won the gold medal at the olympics, he swooned.
Aptitude (Noun) – A natural ability to do something.
Example: Kevin Hart’s ability to make people laugh is his aptitude.
Platonic (Adjective) – (Of love or friendship) intimate and affectionate but not sexual.
Example: The couple had a platonic relationship; they loved late night conversations about future ambitions.
Manumission (Noun) – Release from slavery or other legally sanctioned servitude; the giving of freedom; the act of manumitting.
Example: Although people will say that the emancipation proclamation was the manumission of slaves, it was not until the ratification of the 13th amendment that slavery was officially abolished in America.
Quote of the Week:
“ Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth ” – Muhammad Ali