bona fide \BOH-nah FEE-des\, noun:
1. Good faith; the state of being exactly as claims or appearances indicate.
2. (Sometimes italics) (used with a plural verb) the official papers, documents, or other items that prove authenticity, legitimacy, etc., as of a person or enterprise; credentials.
obtuse \uhb-TOOS\, adjective:
1. Not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect.
2. Not sharp, acute, or pointed; blunt in form.
3. (Of a leaf, petal, etc.) rounded at the extremity.
4. Indistinctly felt or perceived, as pain or sound.
|Noun||1.||spring equinox– March 21
equinox – either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth’s equator and day and night are of equal length
Noruz, Nowrooz, Nowruz – (Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds; comes at the vernal equinox
▪ It flabbergasts me to see how many people still support them. — often used as (be) flabbergasted ▪ We were flabbergasted by/at the news that he’d won the game.
▪ flabbergasting news
[count] a creature in old Irish stories that looks like a very small man
— lep•re•chaun•ish adjectiveOrigin of LEPRECHAUN: Irish leipreachán
First Known Use: 1604
Synonyms: brownie, dwarf, elf, faerie (also faery), fay, gnome, goblin, gremlin, hobgoblin, kobold, fairy, pixie (also pixy), puck, sprite, troll
comradeship – fellowship – companionship – friendship
SCEL Students and camaraderie!
mute – voiceless – silent – tongue-tied – inarticulate