Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 2:59 AM
Site: Havering College
Course: LRC Library (LRC Library)
Glossary: Word of the Day
J

Jeopardy

noun; danger

Jiffy

noun; a short time

Jocular

adjective; characterised by joking and good humour

Jocund

adjective; merry

Jurisprudence

noun; the science of, or skill in, law

K

Kaleidoscope

noun; any complex pattern of frequently changing shapes and colours

Ketone

noun; any of a class of compounds with the general formula R′COR, where R and R′ are alkyl               or aryl groups

Kinematic

adjective; motion viewed without reference to force

Kismet

noun; destiny

Kleptomania

noun; the tendency to steal for its own sake