Witty Word Wednesday: Zephyr

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zephyr

[zef-er]
noun
1.

a gentle, mild breeze.
2.

(initial capital letter) Literary. the west wind.
3.

any of various things of fine, light quality, as fabric, yarn, etc.

This week’s word was chosen by:

Michelle Brillouet

Assistant Academic Director

Why did you chose this word?

“Zephyr is one of those words that not many people know about and yet has a beautiful sound and meaning. It is also used a Red Hot Chili Peppers song.”

Use it in a sentence!

“The weather is lovely! There is a nice zephyr in the air today.”

“Have you heard that song by Red Hot Chili Peppers? The Zephyr Song?”

“The hurricane turned into a zephyr that did nothing more than move the leaves.”

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