Amazing Kids! Magazine

Word Booster: Shoot for the Stars

By Sophie Nadel, Writer’s Tips Editor

 

With enough effort and determination, anyone can accomplish anything. No matter how distant they may seem, even the most outlandish goals are achievable, as long as you push your limits and work towards it! Take to the skies this November with these stellar words!

Ambition: (noun) a particular goal or aim: something that a person hopes to do or achieve
Julius’ greatest ambition was to become the President of the United States.

Perseverance: (noun) the quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something even though it is difficult
Her perseverance and refusal to give up, no matter how big the challenge, allowed Wendy to finish  her math test just before the bell rang.

Incentive: (noun) something that encourages a person to do something or to work harder
Steve’s friends and family were the ones offering him incentives to try his best.

Celestial: (adj) of or relating to the sky
Each star we can see is a celestial body.

Strive: (verb) to try very hard to do or achieve something
Edward always strived to be an excellent role model for his little brother.

Persistence: (noun) the quality that allows someone to continue doing something or trying to do something even though it is difficult or opposed by other people
Amy persistently pursued her dream of being a ballerina.

Trounce: (verb) to defeat (someone or something) easily and thoroughly
Nora trounced every obstacle that developed as she wrote her story, and eventually, she finished.

One comment

  1. Beautiful