Amazing Kids! Magazine

Word Booster: A Better Tomorrow

By Sophie Nadel, Writer’s Tips Editor


Sometimes, it might seem like nothing is going your way. You might feel overwhelmed by everything that is happening. However, it is important to remember that if you’re at your lowest point now, the future has to be better! Always look towards tomorrow with confidence and a smile, and tomorrow will smile back at you. Here are some words that will help you make it to a better future!

Aplomb: (noun) complete freedom from nervousness or uncertainty
Justine began her dance recital with an aplomb that wowed the audience.

Assurance: (noun) a strong feeling of confidence about yourself
“I aced that test,” said Kelly with assurance.

Distant: (adj) far away in time
Although the future seemed distant, I knew it would come eventually.

Foretell: (noun) to tell of a thing before it happens
Psychics are known to foretell the future, making them popular for people who want to know what will happen in their lives.

Optimism: (noun) a feeling or belief that good things will happen
Dustin’s optimism helped him be confident, even when times were tough.

Upcoming: (adj) happening or appearing soon
Lenny was excited for the upcoming holiday party on Tuesday night.

(Definitions from Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary)