Hey guys. I know this didn’t work last week, but lets try again! Here are five new words courtesy of Merriam Webster!
incandescent; adjective: white, glowing, or luminous with intense heat
Example Sentence: The attic was lit by a single incandescent bulb, but that was all the light we needed to read the labels on the storage boxes.
neoteric; adjective: recent in origin : modern
Example Sentence: The book’s dialogue is peppered with neoteric slang and jargon that can be challenging for the reader to decode.
haptic; adjective: relating to or based on the sense of touch
Example Sentence: Apple’s Ipad is haptic, and responds whenever a finger touches the screen.
modicum; noun: a small portion : a limited quantity
Example Sentence: If you had possessed a modicum of sense, you would have paused to think before accepting such a dangerous job.
quondam; adjective: former, sometime
Example Sentence: Many people were surprised to learn that the quondam poet and professor had since become an accountant.
Come back next week for another set of words! Thanks for reading!