Word Up! Words of the Week for 10/19 – 10/22


SYMBOLICALLY: adv. (modifies an adjective, verb, or another adverb)

  1. to represent or refer to something using another form or symbol
  • Sentence:
    • The comet mascot at McCluer symbolically represents the fire and passion inside each one of us as we reach for the stars and dream about all the possibilities for the future.


WHEREAS: conjunction. (used to connect clauses or sentences)

  1. while on the contrary
  2. considering that ‘x’(blank)
  • Sentence:
    • Whereas Emilie likes green, Joseph likes red.


REVENUE: n. (person, place, thing, or concept)

  1. income or monies coming in, specifically relating to governments, taxes, imports, and exports.
  • Sentence:
    • The revenue from the theatre ticket sales helps with costumes for the next show.


SUSTENANCE: n. (person, place, thing, or concept)

  1. the means to sustain life, nourishment, food and water
  • Sentence:
    • While some may refer to sustenance as the food and water that gives life, the preacher was providing sustenance for the soul.


SCIENCE Level 3 Power Up Word of the Week

Diffusion: n. (person, place, thing, or concept)

  1. refers to the process by which molecules move from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration without using energy
  • Sentence:
    • Diffusion can be seen when food dye is placed in water. The concentrated swirling mass of dye diffuses into the water changing the whole glass a solid shade of the original concentrated color.