Due to the on going unfortunate disease Covid-19 circulating around the world we have decided to cancel and put on hold all feature plans for this years 2020 spelling bee programs both locally (regional competition in Nigeria) and internationally. All regional spelling Bee competitions which are to hold in May of 2020 are also postponed … More Spelling Bee 🐝 2020 Update
Its here and once again students across West Africa will be on a synergistic journey to qualify for The Roche Forte Afrique International Spelling Bee competition. These year the journey to the international competition starts with the regional competitions that would be held across 3 West African Countries Nigeria , Benin and Togo. Regional Competition … More Registration For Regional Spelling Bee 2020
Abate: Verb IPA Pronunciation: \ ə-ˈbāt \ Origin: 1300–50; Middle English (in the legal sense): from Old French abatre ‘to fell’, from a- (from Latin ad ‘to, at’) + batre ‘to beat’ (from Latin battere, battuere ‘to beat’). Meaning: make (something) less intense. to decrease in amount or value. (Law): to put an end to or suppress. Sentences: the storm suddenly abated. the court can make an order requiring the person responsible to abate the nuisance and may impose a fine. Synonyms: cool off, … More Word of The Week: Abate
Officious: Adjective IPA Pronunciation: /əˈfɪʃəs/ Origin: 1555–65; < Latin officiōsus obliging, dutiful, equivalent to offici(um) office + -ōsus -ous Meaning: disapproving: used to describe an annoying person who tries to tell other people what to do in a way that is not wanted or needed. Obsolete. ready to serve; obliging. Sentences: He’s an officious little man and widely disliked in the company. They wouldn’t welcome any officious interference from … More Word of the Week: Officious
Tepid: Adjective IPA Pronunciation: /ˈtɛpɪd/ Origin: late Middle English: from Latin tepidus, from tepere ‘be warm’. Meaning: (especially of a liquid) not hot and not cold; lukewarm. showing little enthusiasm; not energetic or excited. Sentences: I’m drinking a cup of tepid water. Mary gave a tepid performance. Synonyms: halfhearted, mild, warm, dull, unenthusiastic, cool, disinterested, indifferent, lifeless, moderate.