The word for the week is Relapse
- Verb : of a sick or injured person) deteriorate after a period of improvement.
Synonyms are worsen, deteriorate, degenerate, take a turn for the worse,
- Noun: a deterioration in someone’s state of health after a temporary improvement.
Synonyms are deterioration, worsening of someone’s condition, turn for the worse, setback, weakening
- In the context of drug use, relapse is a form of spontaneous recovery that involves the recurrence of pathological drug use after a period of abstinence. Relapse is often observed in individuals who have developed a drug addiction or a form of drug dependence.
The word for the previous week was excruciate
verb (rarely used word)
to torment( someone) physically or mentally.
The word for week 6 was adjudicate
- make a formal judgement on a disputed matter.
- pronounce or declare judicially.
The word for week 5 was underpin
- support (a building or other structure) from below by laying a solid foundation below ground level or by substituting stronger for weaker materials.
- support, justify, or form the basis for.
The word for week 4 was colloquial
The word for week 3 was prognosis
noun: prognosis; plural noun: prognoses
- the likely course of a medical condition.
- an opinion, based on medical experience, of the likely course of a medical condition.
- a forecast of the likely outcome of a situation.
The word for week 2 was Preternatural
- beyond what is normal or natural.
“the house was preternaturally quiet”
Synonyms: extraordinary, unusual, uncommon, rare, paranormal, unearthly, remarkable, phenomenal, outstanding.
The word for week 1 was Adjunct
noun: adjunct; plural noun: adjuncts
- a thing added to something else as a supplementary rather than an essential part.
- a person who is another’s assistant or subordinate.
- a word or phrase that constitutes an optional element or is considered of secondary importance in a sentence, for example on the table in we left some flowers on the table.
- an obligatory or optional adverbial functioning as a constituent of clause structure.
- connected or added to something.