photo: Carli Davidson
Every week we will help build your vocabulary with fun, new words.
Take a look below for this week’s words.
(noun)(rhymes with owl) – flesh under the lower jaw of an animal or human. “The dog’s jowls blew in the wind”
(adverb, noun)(sounds like “shell fell”) – in a confused or rushed way. “The crowd of students moved pell-mell as the alarm rang”
(adjective)(sort of rhymes with “Carol fuss”) – very risky; full of danger. “it’s depressing that my friend lives in a perilous neighborhood”
(noun)(sounds like “pet tree kur”) – the smell outside after rainfall. “the petrichor always brings back memories of playing outside after a downpour”
(adjective)(rhymes with me) – extremely small. “you have a wee chance of getting a date for the dance”