A Word A Day : offshoot
Saturday, 7th June 2008 : Today's Word is ...
1. a branch or lateral shoot from a main stem, as of a plant
2. anything conceived of as springing or proceeding from a main stock : an offshoot of a discussion
3. a branch, descendant or scion of a family or race.
4. Botany : A lateral shoot from the main stem of a plant.
the offshoots of a tree
an offshoot of a discussion
This is an offshoot of what I did last year.
Enjoy this list and then get around for preparing your own list of words. There is no better way of boosting your words power. The most effective way to build your vocabulary is described in the page on Word Power. Educational research has discovered that your I.Q. is intimately related to your Word Power. Take a standard Vocabulary test and then an intelligent test, the result in both will be substantially the same. The more extensive your vocabulary, the better your chances of success, other things being equal- success in attaining your educational goals, success in moving ahead in your business or professional career, success in achieving your intellectual potential.
Next Word |
A Word A Day |
offshoot to HOME PAGE