Silver’s Word of the Week – “Ambrosial”

Welcome to Silver’s Word of the Week where I try to find strange and unusual words to ignite our vocabulary to new levels! Are you ready to learn a new word? This week our word is ambrosial and is courtesy of Dictionary.com I love adjectives because they enhance my writing which allows word images to form […]

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Silver’s Word of the Week – Vexillology

Welcome to Silver’s Word of the Week where I try to find strange and unusual words to ignite our vocabulary to new levels! Are you ready to learn a new word? This week our word is VEXILLOLOGY and is courtesy of Dictionary.com Since the news the last couple of weeks has been so dismal, I thought […]

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Silver’s Word of the Week: “Pierian”

Welcome to Silver’s Word of the Week where I try to find strange and unusual words to ignite my vocabulary to new levels! Are you ready to learn a new word? This week our word is courtesy of Dictionary.com Pierian: of or relating to poetry or poetic inspiration. of or relating to the Muses. of or relating to Pieria. Did You Know? Dictionary.com shares: The Word Origin and History for Pierian Adj. literally […]

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Silver’s Word of the Week – “Eponym”

Welcome to Silver’s Word of the Week where I try to find strange and unusual words to ignite my vocabulary to new levels! Are you ready to learn a new word? This week our word is courtesy of Dictionary.com: Image of Achilles, Corfu: Courtesy of Pixabay.com Eponym is a noun: A person, real or imaginary, from whom something, as a tribe, nation, or place, takes or is said to take its name: Brut, the supposed grandson of Aeneas, is the eponym of the Britons. A word based on or derived from a person’s name. Any ancient official whose name was used to designate his year of office. […]

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Silver’s Word of the Week – Obviate

Welcome to Silver’s Word of the Week where I try to find strange and unusual words to ignite my vocabulary to new levels! Are you ready to learn a new word? This week our word is courtesy of Dictionary.com: Obviate: To make something no longer necessary: To prevent or avoid something. verb  ob·vi·ate \ˈäb-vē-ˌāt\ My Examples: To obviate […]

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Silver’s Word of the Week – Jeremiad

Welcome to Silver’s Word of the Week where I try to find strange and unusual words to ignite my vocabulary to new levels! Are you ready to learn a new word? This week our word is the courtesy of Dictionary.com: A prolonged lamentation or mournful complaint. A cautionary or angry harangue. My Examples: Not wanting to […]

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Silver’s Word of the Week – Ameliorate

Welcome to Silver’s Word of the Week where I try to find strange and unusual words to ignite my vocabulary to new levels! Are you ready to learn a new word? This week our word is the courtesy of Dictionary.com 1. To make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory; improve Verb (used with or […]

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Silver’s Word of the Week – Fuliginous

Welcome to Silver’s Word of the Week where I try to find strange and unusual words to ignite my vocabulary to new levels! Are you ready to learn a new word? This week our word is the courtesy of Dictionary.com (Word of the Day app) sooty; smoky: the fuliginous air hanging over an industrial city. of the color of soot, as dark gray, dull brown,black, etc. murky My Examples: The fire burned low […]

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