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Word of the Week

Disappoint (verb)

Meaning – to fail to fulfil the hopes or expectations.

Example of using it in a sentence "I have not wish to disappoint Nicola by not doing my homework.”

Synonyms: Let down, fail, dash hopes of.

Meaning – prevent.

Example of using it in a sentence "The rain disappointed all the cyclist as the race was put off.”

Synonyms: thwart, frustrate, foil, dash, defeat, baffle.

Spelling Tip – Remember that double ‘pp’

dis + ap+ point

Use the word as many times throughout the week as you can. This can be verbally, in your written work or listen out for other people using it.

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