In the quest to improve our students' communication skills while expanding the community lexicon, we like to introduce our "Words of the Week." Each week, we will feature a daily list of words that help enrich daily conversations and hopefully, lead to more meaningful, elevated dialogue.
Monday: Corollary (noun)- A direct or natural consequence or result
Tuesday: Critical (adjective)- 1. Expressing adverse or disapproving comments or judgements 2. expressing or involving an analysis of the merits and faults of a work of literature, music or art* 3. Involving the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgement* 4. (of a situation or problem) having the potential to become disastrous; at a point of crisis
Wednesday: Cumbersome (adjective)- 1. Large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use 2. Slow or complicated and therefore inefficient*
Thursday: Deficit (noun)- The amount by which something is too small
Friday: Demean (verb)- Cause a severe loss in the dignity of an respect for someone or or something