Vocabulary Of The Week #6: Lela’s Favorite Words!
By Lela S.
I have a WHOLE LIST of my all-time favorite words! In this article, I’m going to share them with you so you’ll be able to use them too.
Calamitous is a word for something powerful and catastrophic, such as a natural disaster. However, it can also be used more figuratively, such as a calamitous defeat.
COVID-19 is bringing us in for a calamitous school year.
Doesn’t this word sound so delicate? That’s what I like about it. Wisteria is a climbing shrub belonging to the genus Wisteria. It’s the kind of word you would use in a poem or a song.
I want to watch wisteria grow right under my bare feet, ‘cause I haven’t moved in years.
This word is more of a sillier one, but still quite unique. Unflappable is a synonym for unstoppable, hardworking, or determined.
Ellie Alan is an unflappable, endlessly creative, tireless writer of the best quality articles!
The word farcical is used to describe someone who does farces, or foolish pranks. In other words: immature and absurd.
There is someone in my class who is too farcical for any of the teachers to handle.
Bravura is almost exactly what you might think: an outstanding performance. However, it’s a fancier word that’s more “satisfying to the tongue”, if you know what I’m saying?
Imagene performed her piece with fearless bravura.