Word of the Week: Week 19



  1. The time at which something is most successful, powerful, or at its best
  2. Astronomy: The point in the sky that is directly above the observer 
    1. Also: The highest point reached by a celestial object

Ex: Oscar had reached the zenith of his career once he had published 10 bestselling books. 

Ex: Once the sun had reached its zenith, it became too hot to travel any further. 

Pronunciation:     /zee-nith/


Word of the Week: Week 18



  1. A mixture or blend

Ex: Annie considered her new smoothie recipe to be an amalgam of tropical tastes and treasures. 

Pronunciation:     /uh-mal-gum/