Schadenfreude [Noun] Sentence: Finance Minister Sammy Wilson can bask in the approval of business leaders today, as his draft Budget received considerably more bouquets than brickbats. There was some sense of schadenfreude […]
Memorize a new English word daily!
Obstreperous [Adjective] Sentence: The nineteen‐sixties, that obstreperous decade in the international art scene, saw the rise and fall of several movements, each new style following hard upon the heels of the other. […]
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 […]
Too many “verbs”, too many words! And we don’t like too many unnecessary words, do we now?
When we leave school to join a university, it indicates a new “turn” in our life. Thus, “Abiturient”!
You “rate” something in the hope that it becomes better, right? Or else, why go through the trouble of rating!