Month: July 2017

Word: Obstreperous

“Obstreperous” may be thought of as a combination of the words “Obstruction” + “Onerous“. Think about an unruly kid who creates obstruction by being very loud and clamorous, making him very difficult to control.

Word: Petrichor

Petrichor [Noun] Sentence: Publishing in the journal Nature in 1964, Bear and Thomas proposed a name for the scent brought on by rain. They called it “petrichor,” a blend of the Greek words petra, rock, and ikhor, the blood […]