Amazing Kids! Magazine

Word Booster -­ Friends Forever

By Sophie Nadel, Writer’s Tips Editor


Our friends are our guidance and support, not to mention the people we always go to in order to have fun! This month, try to express the magnitude of your love for your friends with these words. How many can you use in one story?

Confidant: (noun) a trusted friend you can talk to about personal and private things
Whenever he felt discouraged and sad, John spoke to his confidant, who always made him feel better.

Kinship: (noun) a feeling of being close or connected to other people
Rose felt a kinship with the rest of her friends, as they had been through a lot together.

Indelible: (adjective) impossible to remove or forget
Friendship is indelible; it lasts forever.

Bond: (noun) something (such as an idea, interest, experience, or feeling) that is shared between people or groups and forms a connection between them
Jade had a strong bond with her brother, and they played together often.

Embrace: (verb) to hold someone in your arms as a way of expressing love or friendship
Before Jane went back to her house for the evening, she embraced Charley.

Fondness: (noun) tender affection
Dave felt an incredible fondness for each of his friends

Platonic: (adjective) of, relating to, or having a close relationship in which there is no romance
Kevin had a platonic love for all of his friends.