(Expanding Your Vocabulary)
“One’s vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die” – English Novelist Evelyn Waugh
Song: Groovy Acoustic Blues Backing Track in G minor B1 by Sebastien Zunino
Hi WBFWE Family. One thing we do everyday is talk. Whether we are talking to The Father, a loved one, a friend, or ourselves… we talk… we use words. Soooo… let’s have some fun… let’s learn ONE new word a week… let’s expand our vocabulary together!!!
Friday, June 10, 2022
monolith: a large single upright block of stone, especially one shaped into or serving as a pillar or monument.
Usage: The Dr. MLK monolith in Washington, DC is a beautiful work of art.
Friday, June 3, 2022
pensive: engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought
Usage: Remembering, appreciating, and being thankful for our blessings will cause us to be in a pensive mood.
Friday, May 6, 2022
depose: remove from office suddenly and forcefully.
Usage: With the government being overthrown, the leaders were deposed.
Friday, April 15, 2022
ameliorate: to make or become better.
Usage: We will ameliorate people with Christ in our lives.
Friday, April 8, 2022
erudition: The quality of having or showing great knowledge or learning.
Usage: King Solomon, though extremely wealthy, was better known for his erudition.
Friday, April 1, 2022
asunder: apart; divide.
Usage: Don’t let life’s ups and downs make your spirit weak and take you asunder.
Friday, March 25, 2022
elucidate: make (something) clear; explain.
Usage: We should elucidate what we are trying to say to make sure there is no ambiguity.
Friday, March 18, 2022
catholic: adjective; means comprehensive or of broad scope.
Usage: To be a contestant on the t.v. show Jeopardy and win you must have catholic knowledge on a myriad of topics.
Friday, March 11, 2022
ken: refers to your understanding, the limits of your knowledge.
Usage: When it comes to discussing a topic that goes beyond our ken, we should talk less, listen more, and learn.