Amazing Kids! Magazine

Word Booster: Building Bridges

By Sophie Nadel, Writer’s Tips Editor


It’s no secret that we are stronger when we work with others. Projects that would take you months can be accomplished in days with the right kind of assistance. There is nothing to be lost in asking for help; by combining your strengths with the abilities of other people and working towards a common goal, you form the best possible team. Here are some words to encourage you to reach out and achieve together!

Assemble: (verb) to meet together in one place
When the entire team of cooks were assembled, the head chef began meal preparations.

Connect: (verb) to join with or become joined to something else
The bridge connected one shoreline to the other.

Embrace: (verb) to accept (something or someone) readily or gladly
Elijah embraced Diana’s differences, and the two of them became fast friends.

 Interdependence: (noun) the quality or state of depending on one another
My parents have a relationship founded on interdependence; they are always there to help one another.

Intertwine: (verb) to be or become very closely involved with each other
The paths of the hero and the villain were intertwined, and they continued to meet.

Mutual: (adj) given and received in equal amount
After their long and difficult journey, the twins shared a mutual trust and affection.

(Definitions from Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary)