Word Up! Words of the Week for 8/17 – 8/21

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Mr. Joseph Hosea, MHS Librarian

Entity: Noun (person, place, thing, or concept)

  • Definition:
    • n. – Something that has a real existence; a thing
  • Sentence:
    • “The Soviet Union, as a political entity, ceased to exist in the late 1980’s.”

 

Liberal: adj.(describes nouns or pronouns) n.(person, place, thing, or concept)

  • Definition:
    • adj. – favorable to progress or reform
    • n. – a person of progressive views, especially in politics or religion.
  • Sentence:
    • “President Obama is part of the liberal, Democratic US political party.”

 

Medically: adj. (describes nouns or pronouns)

  • Definition:
    • adj. – Of or relating to the study or practice of medicine.
  • Sentence:
    • “Ms. Walther is medically trained to take care of the students in the clinic.”

 

Networking: n. (person, place, thing, or concept) adj. (describes nouns or pronouns)

  • Definition:
    • n. – a supportive system of sharing information and services among individuals and groups having a common interest
    • adj. – of or relating to a network or networking
  • Sentence:
    • “Mr. Ray is in charge of social networking for the faculty.”

 

Power Up Word of the Week:

Protagonist

  • Definition:
    • n. – the leading character or one of the major characters in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text
  • Sentence:
    • Romeo and Juliet serve as the protagonists in the love story Shakespeare wrote in 1595.