Words of the Week – K

Year 7: Keen- having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm. “a keen gardener”

Year 8: Kin- one’s family and relations. “many elderly people have no kin to turn to for assistance”

Year 9: Kindred- similar in kind; related. “books on kindred subjects”

Year 10: Kilter- out of harmony or balance. “daylight saving throws everybody’s body clock out of kilter

Year 11: Kudos- praise and honour received for an achievement. “she was looking for kudos rather than profit”

Year 12: kitsch- art, objects, or design considered to be in poor taste because of excessive garishness or sentimentality, but sometimes appreciated in an ironic or knowing way. “the lava lamp is a bizarre example of sixties kitsch

Year 13: Knavish- dishonest or unscrupulous. ‘The boy’s knavish reputation caused everyone to doubt his word on April fool’s day’