3 Days, 3 Quotes – Day 3

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I’ve been nominated by Louise from thestorytellersabode to take part in the 3 days, 3 quotes challenge. Thank you, Louise!

The rules of the challenge are:

1) Thank the person who nominated you.
2) Post a quote each day for 3 days.
3) Each day nominate 3 new bloggers to take part.

My three nominees are:

1.@VANNILLA

2.THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER THING

3. FAR OUT IN AFRICA

3 Days, 3 Quotes – Day 2

quote 1I’ve been nominated by Louise from thestorytellersabode to take part in the 3 days, 3 quotes challenge. Thank you, Louise! The rules of the challenge are:

1) Thank the person who nominated you.
2) Post a quote each day for 3 days.
3) Each day nominate 3 new bloggers to take part.

My three nominees are:

1. The world is a book

2. sustainabilitea

3. anotherday2paradise

3 Days, 3 Quotes – Day 1

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I’ve been nominated by Louise from thestorytellersabode to take part in the 3 days, 3 quotes challenge. Thank you, Louise!

The rules of the challenge are:

1) Thank the person who nominated you.
2) Post a quote each day for 3 days.
3) Each day nominate 3 new bloggers to take part.

My three nominees are:

1. I scrap 2

2. rondomtaliedraai

3. priorhouse

Word Of The Week (WOW #2)

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Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week.

To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave the link as a comment on Heena’s WOW post.

Here is my WOW for this week:

anticipation

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                 It is with much anticipation that we are  waiting for the house to be build.

Word:  anticipation

Part Of Speech: noun, verb – anticipate(d)(ing);

Pronunciation: /antɪsɪˈpeɪʃ(ə)n/

Meaning: the action of anticipating something; expectation or prediction, anticipation is the state of being happy and excited about something upcoming.

An example of anticipation is when someone is thrilled and looking forward to going on a cruise for the first time.

Synonyms: expectation, contemplation, expectance, expectancy, prospect

Word Origin: late Middle English: from Latin anticipatio(n- ), from the verbanticipare

Antonyms: ignorance ; amazement ; astonishment ; doubt ; fear ; sensation ; surprise ; 

unreadiness ; wonder

Use in sentence: 
  • We barely slept that night, in eager anticipation of glimpsing our first rays of sunshine!
  • She took it, her insides quaking in anticipation and hunger.
  • He waited with great anticipation for Christmas to arrive.
If you’d like to check out more interesting words then visit Heena’s page:

Word Treasure

Word Of The Week (WOW #1)

WOW

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week.

To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave the link as a comment on Heena’s WOW post.

Here is my WOW for this week:

devastating

Word: devastating

Part Of Speech: adjective ; verb ; devastate; adverb: devastatingly; noun: devastation,devastator; adjective: devastative,  

Pronunciation: [devuh-stey-ting]

Meaning:  extremely effective in a destructive way, causing severe shock, distress, or grief,

Synonyms:  destructive, ruinous, disastrous, catastrophic,calamitous, cataclysmic

Word Origin: mid 17th century: from Latin devastat- ‘laid waste’, from the verb devastare, from de- ‘thoroughly’ + vastare ‘lay waste’.

Antonyms: blessed, fortunate

Use in sentence: 

  • His decision has been devastating to our department.
  • When sea levels rise rapidly, as they have been doing, even a small increase can have devastating effects on coastal habitats.
  • More than nine months after the country’s devastating earthquake, cholera epidemic has sickened thousands.
If you’d like to check out more interesting words then visit Heena’s page:

Word Treasure