Two Words for Two Weeks


Okay, because I didn’t share any word last week, this week i am going to share two words, both from S’ word list!

1. Sequester 

It is a verb which means to retire from  public life or just to seclude oneself.
The word,although, is used in normal terms, it is also used in law –  relating to the seizure of property and in scientific terms relating separating Carbon dioxide from atmosphere, the process is called Carbon sequestration.

The coal burning plant was ordered to sequester its CO2 emissions. 

2. Serendipity

This is a nice one. It means gift for finding valuable or desirable things by accident!

The word is said to formed  from the Persian fairy tale The Three Princes of Serendip, whose heroes “were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of”. 🙂

Now, the book I am referring had this one nice sentence using the word. It is
Many scientific discoveries as matter of serendipity. Newton was not sitting there thinking about gravity when the apple dropped on his head! 😉

Have a nice wee ahead!!

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One Comment to “Two Words for Two Weeks”

  1. Thanks for sharing. Appreciate it.

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