Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Word Wednesday: May 11/11

Confused? Check out the first Word Wednesday here.


Believe it or not, these are all words I've heard, or read over the past week, not just random ones I picked from the dictionary! Enjoy!





Plethora



[pleth-er-uh]




–noun


1.

overabundance; excess: a plethora of advice and a paucity of assistance.

2.

Pathology Archaic . a morbid condition due to excess of red corpuscles in the blood or increase in the quantity of blood.



Vocation



[voh-key-shuhn]




–noun

1.

a particular occupation, business, or profession; calling.

2.

a strong impulse or inclination to follow a particular activity or career.

3.

a divine call to God's service or to the Christian life.



Pariah



[puh-rahy-uh]




1.

an outcast.

2.

any person or animal that is generally despised or avoided.

3.

( initial capital letter ) a member of a low caste in southern India and Burma.





All definitions complements of Dictionary.com


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