Astonish

Astonish Astonish Time and again, rummaging through the deepest sore Yearning for tomorrow, you have destinies galore…. You strive forever, distancing from the crowd To focus more on the fight, to uncover the shroud. It is here, it is now; As you witness the surmounting waves Your one last chance remains…… Just this one […] via … More Astonish

Roche Forte Afrique Regional Spelling Bee 2018

Students across Africa will be on a synergistic journey to qualify for The Roche Forte Afrique International Spelling Bee Contest in August 2018. Be among the five top spellers that will represent your school and country in France at The La Communauté de Communes du Pays de Nérondes  Children’s workshop. Registrations Begins :- 12th March … More Roche Forte Afrique Regional Spelling Bee 2018

10 Most Confusing Words in the English Language

These are the 10 most confusing words in the English language When you don’t know the meaning of a word, there’s one obvious place to turn: the dictionary. Naturally, some words tend to confuse people more than others, as evidenced by Merriam-Webster’s list of the 10 most looked-up words in its online dictionary. So what […] … More 10 Most Confusing Words in the English Language

Can You Use That In A Sentence? Wacky Words Of The 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Can you bee-lieve it? Sorry for that offense to both puns and spelling, but the National Spelling Bee was a whole week ago. While I wasn’t a super-speller as a kid, I loved reading and words and was always thrilled to add a fresh $2 word to my vocabulary. The kids in the Scripps National […] … More Can You Use That In A Sentence? Wacky Words Of The 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Word of the week: placate

Placate:Verb Origin: Latin IPA Pronunciation: /pləˈkeɪt,ˈplakeɪt,ˈpleɪkeɪt/ Meaning:  make someone less angry or hostile. Sentences: The angry customer was not placated by the clerk’s apology. The administration placated protesters by agreeing to consider their demands. Hazel held up her hand in a placating gesture. they attempted to placate the students with promises. Synonyms:  appease, assuage, conciliate, … More Word of the week: placate