Words beginning with des...
Can you describe your descent into the well? See how many words you know in this KS3 spelling quiz beginning at des.
"My mother's father taught English literature. When I was about ten or eleven, I could recite Macaulay's 'Lays of Ancient Rome.' While other kids were playing pedestrian war games, I'd be Horatius keeping the bridge." - Bernie Taupin.
One way of increasing your vocabulary while at the same time improving your spelling is to search out and collect related words. How many words related to "pedestrian" can you find? Take a moment to think.....
Not many? Maybe you could only think of "pedestrianise" or "pedestrianised"? Perhaps "pedestal", which is loosely related?
But related words could be related in a broader sense, for instance when words have similar meanings. So a vocabulary list for "pedestrian", which literally means a walking person but is often used metaphorically, might include such synonyms as "prosaic", "dull", "boring", etc. How many can you find?
Work on your spellings with this quiz.
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