Word of the Week
Meaning – the state of the atmosphere at a particular place and time as regards heat, cloudiness, dryness, sunshine, wind rain etc.
Example of using it in a sentence: "If the weather is good – we will go for a walk by the sea.”
When used as a verb it means – wear away or change the appearance or texture of something by long exposure to the atmosphere.
Example of using it in a sentence: "His skin was weathered almost like dried leather by his outdoor life.”
It can also be used to describe the condition of something – “the barn door hung weathered by the sun.”
Spelling Tip – to remember this spelling think about how the weather effects the sea. Both the sea and weather are in the ‘ea’ family.
w + ea + th +er
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.