Word o’ Week

Chiliad

Noun: A group of a thousand things.

‘Chiliad’ first appeared in the late 1500’s, but it has slowly been replaced by the word millennium.

Rambunctious

Adjective: To be quite loud and boisterous.

Someone who may be quite outgoing or generally loud could be described as ‘Rambunctious’.

Insouciant

Adjective: Showing a casual lack of concern.

If someone is calm and untroubled they are also ‘insouciant’.

Biodegradable

Adjective: A substance or object capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms.

‘Biodegradable’ products are environmentally friendly, as well as avoid pollution.

Amalgamate

Noun: To combine or unite to form one organisation or structure.

For example, if two businesses ‘amalgamate’ they will come together to form one larger organisation.