After a brief hiatus, we're back for another edition of Fun with Words. As I prepared to write this post, I realised that my reading newspapers is a great boon to this series. I usually find a few words in the paper that I can include in an edition of Fun with Words. I haven't read a paper in almost two weeks, though. I have instead traversed the depths of my mind, Merriam Webster, and words I have read in the last day to procure the finest words for today's edition.
Without further ado, today's words are:
Salinity: Amount of dissolved salt in water.
Arboreal: Pertaining to trees.
Opine: To state one's opinion.
Supine: To lie on one's back.
Shy, in the informal definition "less than". Example sentence: "I was just shy of the finishing line when Alex crossed the ribbon and won the race.."
I have been writing this edition with a cup of warm tea by my side. The tea is so warm as to naturally encourage me to sip at a less frequent rate. Soon, the tea will cool sufficiently and I will be able to comfortably consume the tea at a faster rate.