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Word of the Week: Ephemeral

The word of the week is: Ephemeral

Pronunciation: [ih-fem-er-uhl]

Definition:

adjective
1. lasting a very short time; short-lived; transitory: (such as the ephemeral joys of childhood)

2. lasting but one day (like an ephemeral flower)

noun

3. anything short-lived, as certain insects.

Think about how a butterfly is on the Earth for such a short period of time, yet contributes so much. We don’t just need butterflies to pollinate flowers in order to continue the plant life cycle, but they also add beauty to our lives. They may not live very long (2-4 weeks) but they live their life with a purpose, which is how we should live ours. Time goes by fast, so live each moment intentionally and to the fullest. And when you have the chance to make someone else’s life a little more beautiful, take the opportunity and run with it.

photo above taken and edited by me. Quote said by Rabindranath Tagore.

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Word of the Week: Parsimonious

money

The word of the week is  Parsimonious

Pronunciation: [pahr-suh-moh-nee-uhs]

adjective

Definition: characterized by or showing parsimony; frugal or stingy. Unwilling to spend a lot of money; cheap.

I find myself to generally be a parsimonious person.

-picture taken and edited by me.

Word of the Week: Enamor

candle heart enamor

The word of the week is Enamor

Pronunciation: [ih-nam-er]

Definition:verb- to fill or inflame with love (usually used in the passive and followed by of or sometimes with): to be enamored of a certain lady; a brilliant woman with whom he became enamored. To charm or captivate.

note: The photo for this entry was taken and edited by me.

 

Word of the Week: Sagacity

I want to broaden my vocabulary (and encourage others to as well), so every Monday I will pick a word of the week. I will include the definition and pronunciation and will try my best to do something a little creative. The first “word of the week” is sagacity.

sagacity

Pronunciation: [suh-gas-i-tee]

Definition: noun – foresight, discernment, or keen perception; ability to make good judgements.

The adjective form is sagacious meaning someone who is insightful, perceptive, or wise.

The picture above is a collage of eyes made out of different things.
Top left: jewelry
Top right: leaves and flowers
bottom left: chocolate
bottom right: scarves and a cd

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