Word Of The Week (WOW #15)

Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. (me), it’s a fun way to improve one’s vocabulary by learning new words every week. WOW If you want to participate then simply do a post with your WORD and leave the link to your post as a comment on one of my WOW post.

Here’s this week’s WOW:harrowWord:

Harrow

PART OF SPEECH:

harrow: noun harrowed: noun harrow: verb [with adj.] harrowing: gerund or present participle harrowing: adjective

PRONUNCIATION: 

har·row

MEANING: 

noun: an implement consisting of a heavy frame set with teeth or tines which is dragged over ploughed land to break up clods, remove weeds, and cover seed.

verb [with adj.]: 

  1. draw a harrow over (land).
  2. cause distress to.

SYNONYMS:

distress, trouble, afflict, grieve, torment, torture, crucify, rack, sear, pain, wound, mortify, cause agony to, cause suffering to.

Antonyms:

calm, comfort, heartening.

Word Origin: 

Middle English: from Old Norse herfi ; obscurely related to Dutch hark ‘rake’.

USE IN SENTENCE: 

Todd could take it, whereas I’m harrowed by it. They ploughed and harrowed the heavy clay.harrowing film about racism and violence.

Related images:

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a harrow
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harrowed (distressed)
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