This week’s word is not a common word.Continue reading
wotw #44 cartographic
Maps, maps, maps. This adjective is used when we work with maps.
This is a simple enough adjective which has only 1 meaning. Its noun form is cartography which means the science of making or drawing maps and charts. The person who works on maps is called a cartographer.
- The library collection includes cartographic materials dating back to the 1700s.
- Some Computer Aided Design (CAD) software has cartographic tools.
- Technology has advanced the way we use cartographic information on our smartphones.
#wotw #wordoftheweek #englishvocabulary
wotw #43 obtuse
Obtuse is a multi-purpose adjective:Continue reading
wotw #42 conjecture
The word, conjecture, can be used as either a noun or a verb.Continue reading
wotw #41 guileless
Have you watched the movie Forest Gump? He is the perfect example of guileless.Continue reading
wotw #40 vernacular
The word, vernacular, is commonly used in Malaysia when we discuss the system of education. Do you know that it deals with architecture and dance as well?
Vernacular is used as a noun and as an adjective.Continue reading
WOTW #38 tactile
The adjective tactile has to do with touch or sense of touch.
Other the definitions mentioned in the image above, it can also mean that something can be touched or tangible.Continue reading
WOTW #37 zany
We started the adjectives by alphabets list in July last year. Here’s the first post in the series. We are now at the end of this series; the letter Z bring us:
WOTW #36 yeasty
Let’s bake some bread. We need yeast!
The yeast lends its attributes to this adjective.
WOTW #35 xenial
There are not many adjective that start with ‘X’. I’m glad I found a pleasant one.
WOTW #34 winsome
Happy New Year 2020!
Here’s an adjective that explains why playing innocent can help you. 😉
Winsome is used to describe someone who is attractive or appealing in a fresh, innocent way.Continue reading
WOTW #33 veiled
This week’s adjective has both a physical meaning as well as a metaphorical one:Continue reading
WOTW #32 ultimate
The letter U brings us a word with 2 meanings when used as an adjective:Continue reading
WOTW #31 taciturn
This week’s word is not something we hear often in this part of the world.
WOTW #30 sparing
Is it ‘sparing’ or ‘sparring’?
It’s actually both. The two are different words. Let’s look the adjective, sparing :
WOTW #29 relentless
The letter “R’ brings you this adjective:
WOTW #28 quicksilver
This week, we bring you a word that is a noun and is used as an adjective.
WOTW #28 pensive
We start the week thoughtfully with this adjective:
WOTW #27 opulent
The letter O brings us a grand adjective:
WOTW #26 nifty
The letter ‘N’ brings us