We shared some great words on @definitions this week. Our words of the week are:
Check out this video to practice listening and to hear how the words are pronounced with an American English accent.
Definitions and Example Sentences
Nativity (Noun) - The occasion of a person's birth
- On December 25th, Christians celebrate the nativity of Jesus Christ.
- The adopted child knew very little about his nativity or his birth parents.
- BONUS - During this time of the year, many people host live performances about baby Jesus's nativity.
Blustery (Adjective) - Blowing in strong gusts
- The blustery winds rattled the windows of the old house.
- Always wear your big coat in the winter to protect you from the blustery winds.
- BONUS - The hurricane produced blustery winds measured at over 100 miles per hour.
Goodwill (Noun) - Friendly or helpful attitude
- The politician offered goodwill to all of the candidates she beat in the election.
- During the holidays, people are reminded to offer goodwill and assistance to needy people.
- BONUS - Goodwill is hard to give when you feel hurt or betrayed.
Ornaments (Noun) - Something used to make something more beautiful
- Many people decorate their Christmas tree with ornaments.
- The boutique owner sells many types of decorations and ornaments.
- BONUS - My favorite ornament is the one made by my daughter.
Write the words of the week in one or more sentences. I will stop by to give you feedback on the sentences you write.
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