Say it: ma-tri-arch
Definition: A woman who is the head of a family or tribe.
Synonyms: Matron, Dowager
Example:”in some cultures the mother proceeds to the status of a matriarch”
Female elephants are also called “cows” and males are called“bulls”.
Say it: im-per-a-tive
Definition: Of vital importance; crucial.
Synonyms: Incumbent, Required
Example: People resented his imperative tone of voice.
Say it: com-men-su-rate
Definition: Equal or similar to something in size, amount, or degree
Synonyms:Comparable , Dependent
Example: Her new position came with a commensurate level of responsibility.
Say it: mag-nan-i-mous
Definition: Generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival or less powerful person.
Synonyms: Charitable, Chivalrous
Example:”she should be magnanimous in victory”