word-of-the-day

serene
—  (adjective) Deemed one of the most beautiful words in the English dictionary, serene’s aesthetic and euphony is both pleasing and ethereally beautiful. Defined as calm or tranquil, serene symbolizes all that is peaceful, quiet in an exquisite and metaphysical nature. Serene is usually used to describe the vast, intangible beauty of the ocean and sky.

прыжок в высоту  (m)
prȳzhók v vȳsotú
high jump

Example sentence:

He is much better than me at the high jump.                                                         Он гораздо лучше меня в прыжках в высоту.                

WORD OF THE DAY: PEDANTIC

Pedantic (adj.): of, relating to, or being a pedant; narrowly, stodgingly, and often ostentatiously learned; unimaginiative, dull


Pedant (noun): a person who annoys other people by correcting small errors and giving too much attention to minor details; (obsolete) a male schoolteacher; one who makes a show of knowledge; one who is unimaginative or who unduly emphasizes minutiae in the presentation or use of knowledge; a formalist or precisionist in teaching

pistanthrophobia
—  (noun) Pistanthrophobia is defined as the fear of trusting people. This fear is conceived from negative experiences an individual endured in former relationship(s). Trust is perceived as one of the most fragile connections and understandings humanity builds, which is why pistanthrophobia must be overcome to live a fulfilling life.