• Meaning: write or study, especially by night. Related forms lucubrator, noun lucubratory For Example: I have often lucubrated for your Magazine

  • Meaning: a song of praise or triumph Synonyms: song of praise, hymn, psalm, anthem, shout of praise, alleluia; praise, plaudit,exaltation, glorification, eulogy, tribute, testimonial, extolment, encomium, panegyric,accolade, acclamation, commendation, compliment, bouquet Origin and Etymology of paean:  Latin, hymn of thanksgiving especially addressed to Apollo, from Greek paian, paiōn, from Paian, Paiōn, epithet of Apollo in the hymn First … Continue reading Word Of The Week: Paean

  • Meaning:  a problem, difficulty, or complication. Origin: late Middle English (denoting a knotty swelling): from Latin, literally ‘knot’.  

  • Material Required: Two sheets of 18″ x 24″ newsprint or poster paper Scotch tape A pencil 12 picture frames for 2″ x 3″ photos 12 2″ x 3″ photos A clock-making kit A ruler 8.5 x 11 sheet of cardstock paper Scissors Blue painter’s tape Nails A hammer STEP 1: Plan It Out: Lay out … Continue reading Make an Easy DIY Wall Clock from Photos

  • Meaning: attractive and impressive through being richly colourful or sumptuous Synonyms: splendid, magnificent, brilliant, dazzling, glittering, glowing, radiant, gorgeous, transcendent, impressive, imposing, Sentence: The fields were resplendent with flowers. She looked resplendent in her green evening gown. a bird with resplendent yellow feathers

  • Materials:  Glass ornament (I got a pack of 4 on sale at Michaels for $2!) CDs (choose ones that are silver underneath and not blue/purple. It takes about 1½ to make 1 ornament) Ribbon Scissors Glue gun   Steps:  • Cut CDs into various small shapes and sizes. It’s not the simplest material to cut … Continue reading Turn Old CD’s Into Sparkling Balls

  • Meaning: Essentially different in kind; not able to be compared. Synonyms: contrasting, different, differing, dissimilar, unlike, unalike, poles apart Usage Examples: Other activities in this landscape of dramatically disparate elevations include rock climbing and, in winter, snowshoeing.

  • It’s not summer without a little kite-flying action. Sure, you can buy one cheap enough, but why not get creative and extend the family fun by making your own. It comes together fast! WHAT YOU’LL NEED: • A roll of clear contact paper • A ball of string • Straws (two for the width, three … Continue reading A Two-Step Homemade Kite for the Kids

  • Meaning- having great power or influence Sentence– he would become a puissant man Adjective- powerful; mighty; potent.

  • Materials: – cardboard – printable template – spray paint Tools: – ruler – pencil – scissors or xacto knife – hot glue gun For our color palette, we went with cool tones – sea foam green, sky blue, and a bright cerulean. Print out our triangle template and cut. Trace all three pieces onto cardboard … Continue reading How To Make A Triangular Wall Storage System

  •       Meaning- Excessively concerned with minor details or rules; overscrupulous Sentence- “his analyses are careful and even painstaking, but never pedantic” Words that rhyme with pedantic- antic, Atlantic, corybantic, frantic, geomantic, gigantic, mantic, necromantic, romantic, semantic, sycophantic, transatlantic

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