Oct
18

WOTD: immature

adjective 1. not yet fully developed or mature; juvenile.The disease is more common in immature animals than in adults.The immature apples are hard and sour. 2. lacking the wisdom, discretion, or intellectual development expected of an adult; childish.Breaking the window was an accident,…

Oct
16

Weekly Quiz

With the Wordsmyth Vocabulary Center activities, you can study these words, play games with them, and assess your knowledge of their meanings with a quiz. Click here to go to the Vocabulary Center. This word list will have been loaded for you. Just…

Oct
15

WOTD: hostage

noun someone held prisoner by one person or group in an attempt to persuade or force another person or group to satisfy certain conditions or meet certain demands.The police did what they could to capture the gunman without injuring the hostages. See the…

Oct
14

WOTD: genre

noun a particular type, sort, or category.The bookstore also sells music CDs of various genres. See the full entry edit

Oct
13

WOTD: lax

adjective not rigorous, strict, or careful; loose; lenient.The lax standards at the school allowed students who could barely read to graduate. See the full entry edit