Flora’s Words of the Day

11 Mar

Well done for presenting these three words to the class today, Flora!

 

commensurate

-adjective. Meaning equal to, corresponding, proportional.

E.g. The work which the animals carried out on the farm under Jones’ leadership was not commensurate with the food and reward they were given.

 

 

magniloquent

-adjective. Meaning to useĀ grandiose or lofty language.

E.g. On the exam, don’t waste time trying to sound magniloquent.

 

 

deleterious

-adjective. Meaning harmful or dangerous.

E.g. Mr Jones’ maltreatment and neglect of the animals had a deleterious effect on them.

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