Adele said “Let’s set fire to the rain!” 🎆

Word of the day is PYRO, meaning FIRE 🔥

Latin & Greek are the foundations of modern English — so learning them will help you master difficult English vocabulary at lightning speed ⚡️ Of course, I will help you memorise these old words real fast too! 🚀
Greek Word of the Day: PYR — FIRE 🔥
  • Pyromania (n): /ˌpʌɪrəʊˈmeɪnɪə/ Fire madness — Uncontrollable desire to set fire on things. ♨️
  • Pyromaniac (n): /ˌpʌɪrəʊˈmeɪnɪak/ Someone who loves to set fires — and, for whatever reason, can’t stop setting them. 👩🏻‍🚒 🔥
  • a ten-year-old pyromaniac. ♨️ 👶

  • Pyrotechnics (n): /pʌɪrəʊˈtɛknɪks/ A firework display. 🎆 🎇
  • He thrilled his audience with explosive pyrotechnics. 💥

  • Pyrophobia (n): Extreme fear of fire.

  • Pyrometer (n): /pʌɪˈrɒmɪtə/ a thermometer designed to measure high temperatures. 🌡

  • Pyrosis (n): /pʌɪˈrəʊsɪs/ Heartburn (burning sensation/feeling in the chest). 💗

  • Pyrogen (n): /ˈpʌɪrədʒən/ any substance that can cause a rise in body temperature. (Gen means “cause” so Pyrogen is “causing fire”) 🤒 🌡
  • Pyrogenic (adj): /ˌpʌɪrəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/ producing fever. 🤒

Memory Tip: In the movie “The scorpion king” 🦂 or “Mummies” 🇪🇬, there was always FIRE inside the PYRamid. 🔥

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