Word Of The Week (WOW #35)

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WOW-2Word 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.

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:

Word:

Gingerly

Part Of Speech:

Adjective

Derivatives:

  • Gingerliness – noun

Pronunciation:

  • /ˈdʒɪndʒəli/
  • gin-ger-ly
  • Audio

Meaning:

  • In a careful or cautious manner.
  • Showing great care or caution.

Synonyms:

Alert, cautious, chary, circumspect, guarded, heedful, wary.

Antonyms:

Careless, heedless, unmindful, unsafe, unwary, recklessly.

Word Origin:

Early 16th century (in the sense ‘daintily, mincingly’): perhaps from Old French gensor‘delicate’, comparative of gent ‘graceful’, from Latin genitus ‘(well-) born’.

Usage Note:

None.

Use In Sentences:


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