During my climb from Iron, I have learned many new words and phrases. Yes, my teammates give me plenty of colorful nicknames and use several 3-letter acronyms; however, playing the game has led to an expansion of my linguistic capabilities.
A- Aegis: the protection, backing, or support of a particular person or organization (Jarvin IV W)
B- Bastion: an institution, place, or person strongly defending or upholding particular principles, attitudes, or activities. (Taric W)
C- Conflagration: an extensive fire which destroys a great deal of land or property. (Brand E)
D- Dredge: an apparatus for bringing up objects or mud from a river or seabed by scooping or dragging. (Nautilus Q)
E- Equinox: the time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses the celestial equator, when day and night are of equal length (about September 22 and March 20). (Soraka E)
F- Fissure: a long, narrow opening or line of breakage made by cracking or splitting, especially in rock or earth (Braum R)
G-Gale: a very strong wind. (Janna Q)
H- Hemorrhage: an escape of blood from a ruptured blood vessel, especially when profuse. (Darius P)
I- Incinerate: destroy (something, especially waste material) by burning. (Annie W)
J- Jousting: (of a medieval knight) engage in a sports contest in which two opponents on horseback fight with lances. (Kled E)
K- Kindred: one's family and relations. (…Kindred)
L- Lucent: glowing with or giving off light. (Lux E)
M- Miasma: a highly unpleasant or unhealthy smell or vapor. (Cassiopeia W)
N- Nether: lower in position. (Kassadin W)
O- Obliterate: destroy utterly; wipe out. (Mordekaiser Q)
P- Primordial: existing at or from the beginning of time; primeval. (Veigar R)
Q- Quill: any of the main wing or tail feathers of a bird. (Rakan Q)
R- Rend: tear (something) into two or more pieces. (Kalista E)
S- Subjugation: the action of bringing someone or something under domination or control. (Lissandra P)
T- Tectonic: relating to the structure of the earth's crust and the large-scale processes which take place within it. (Vel'Koz E)
U- Umbral: relating to shade or shadow. (Aatrox E)
V- Vigil: a period of keeping awake during the time usually spent asleep, especially to keep watch or pray. (Aphelios R)
W- Wither: cease to flourish; fall into decay or decline. (Nasus W)
X- (Couldn't think of anything)
Yuumi: an organism that lives in or on an organism of another species (its host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other's expense.
Z- Zenith: the time at which something is most powerful or successful. (Leona E)
With these new words, I have ascended to a Grandmaster Linguist….and a Bronze III League player.
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