Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. (me.) It’s a fun way to improve one’s vocabulary by learning new words every week. If you want to participate then simply do a post with your WORD and leave the link to your post as a comment on one of my WOW post.
Here’s the WOW for this week :
Part Of Speech:
|vɛˈstɪdʒɪəl, -dʒ(ə)l| ; ves·tig·i·al
Forming a very small remnant of something that was once greater or more noticeable.
(of an organ or part of the body) degenerate, rudimentary, or atrophied, having become functionless in the course of evolution.
Remaining, surviving, leftover, residual, lingering.
Rudimentary, undeveloped, incomplete, embryonic, immature.
1880-85; < Latin vestīgi (um) vestige + -al1
Use In Sentence:
- He felt a vestigial flicker of anger from last night.
- The vestigial wings of kiwis are entirely hidden.
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