♈️ Vocabulary class
▶️ Today's words are:
💥 💥 calamity /kəˈlæmət̬i/ noun
Ⓜ a serious accident or bad event causing damage or suffering:
✳ A series of calamities ruined them - floods, a failed harvest, and the death of a son.
✨ calamitous adjective
✨ calamitously adverb
💢 Synonyms: cataclysm, catastrophe, disaster, tragedy
💥💥 tenacious /təˈne iʃəs/ adjective
Ⓜ holding tightly onto something, or keeping an opinion in a determined way:
✳ The baby took my finger in its tenacious little fist.
✳ There has been tenacious local opposition to the new airport.
✨ tenaciously adverb
✨ tenacity noun U
💢 synonyms: firm, tight, stubborn, obstinate, dogged
💥💥 prosperity /prɒˈspɛrɪti/ noun U
Ⓜ the state of being successful and having a lot of money:
✳ A country's future prosperity depends, to an extent, upon the quality of education of its people.
✳ In time of prosperity, friends will be plenty.
✅ economic/future prosperity
✨ prosper verb I
✨ prosperous adjective