100 Words Every Word Lover Should Know

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Caprice. ??six hours of alert immobility while the boat drove slowly or floated arrested, according to the caprice of the wind" (Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim).. NounAn impulsive change of mind.An inclination to change one's mind impulsively.A sudden, unpredictable action, change, or series of actions

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100 Words Every Word Lover Should Know

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1. 100 Words Every Word Lover Should Know Trimester Three Vocabulary Week 10 Words

2. Caprice “…six hours of alert immobility while the boat drove slowly or floated arrested, according to the caprice of the wind” (Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim).

3. Ebullient Adjective Zestfully enthusiastic: “She was one of those intensely ebullient people who are great at the right kind of party but wearing in a small place” (Deidre McNamer, My Russian). Boiling or seeming to boil; bubbling.

4. Gemutlichkeit Noun Warm friendliness; amicability.

5. Internecine “While he was becoming more and more closely drawn into the internecine politics of the Socialist party and its pro-Bolshevik and anti-Bolshevik offshoots, she was getting a broader sense of the country, of what the Russian experiment meant to various people” (Mary V. Dearborn, Queen of Bohemia).

6. Magnanimous Adjective Noble in mind and heart; generous and unselfish.

7. Nostrum Noun A medicine whose effectiveness is unproved and whose ingredients are usually secret; a quack remedy. A favored but often questionable remedy.

8. Quark Noun Any of a group of elementary particles supposed to be the fundamental units that combine to make up the subatomic particles known as hadrons (baryons, such as neutrons and protons, and mesons). Quarks have fractional electric charges, such as one-third the charge of an electron.

9. Shaman Noun A member of certain tribal societies who acts as a medium between the visible world and an invisible spirit world and practices magic or sorcery for healing, divination, and control over natural events.

10. Troglodyte Noun A member of a fabulous or prehistoric race of people that lived in caves, dens, or holes. A person considered to be reclusive, reactionary, out of date, or brutish. An anthropoid ape, such as a gorilla. An animal that lives underground.

11. Zenith Noun The point on the celestial sphere that is directly above the observer. The upper region of the sky. The highest point above the observer’s horizon attained by a celestial body. The point of culmination; the peak.

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