Etymology

Etymology

Etymology is a noun which relates to the┬áthe origin of a word and the historical development of its meaning. The derivation of a word. Examples: He was extremely fond of studying the ‘etymology’ of specific words. Studying the ‘etymology’ of...
Alacrity

Alacrity

Alacrity is an noun that gives the definition of┬ábrisk and cheerful readiness. Promptness, or willingness. Liveliness. Examples: He took the opportunity with ‘alacrity’. She completed her work with extreme ‘alacrity’, simply so that she could...
Hubris

Hubris

Hubris is an noun that gives the definition to have excessive pride or self-confidence. Arrogance. Examples: His ‘hubris’ led to him having very few people in his life. Her ‘hubris’ is a big reason for her lack of accomplishments. As a...
Venerate

Venerate

Venerate is a verb which gives the definition to regard with great respect; revere. Examples:  Those that do positive, unexpected, empowering things in this world are ‘venerated’ Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is an individual who is...
Zany

Zany

Zany is an adjective that is used to describe being ludicrously or whimsically comical; clownish. Amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic. Examples:  He has a ‘zany’ sense of humour. She would always present her ‘zany’ side in the...
Venial

Venial

Venial is an adjective that is used to describe that which is able to be forgiven or pardoned. Excusable, trifling, minor. Examples: The court decided that this was a ‘venial’ offence and that a small fine is only to be paid. A mistake which...

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