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Intro to vocabulary. Isha Sajjad, Hashawn Waller, Laryn Lewallen , Alaijah Gianfrancesc , Brianna Staton. 1. Desolate. Adjective. Verb. [Des-uh-lit] Definition (Of a place) deserted of people and in a state of bleak and dismal emptiness. Synonyms: Abandoned, empty, isolated.

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intro to vocabulary

Intro to vocabulary

Isha Sajjad, Hashawn Waller, LarynLewallen, AlaijahGianfrancesc, Brianna Staton

1 desolate
1. Desolate

Adjective

Verb

[Des-uh-lit]

  • Definition

(Of a place) deserted of people and in a state of bleak and dismal emptiness.

  • Synonyms: Abandoned,

empty, isolated

[Des-uh-leyt]

  • Definition

Feeling or showing misery, unhappiness, or loneliness. To lay waste or abandon.

  • Synonyms: Devastate,

ruin, wipe out, ravage

examples
Examples

Adjective

Verb

2 stance
2. Stance

Pronunciation: [Stans]

Part of speech: Noun

Definition: The way in which someone stands. The attitude of a person or organization toward something.

Synonyms: Posture, attitude, body position, standpoint.

3 chastise
3. Chastise

Pronunciation: [Chas-tahyz] or [Chas-tahyz]

Part of speech: Verb

Definition: To discipline. To criticize severely.

Synonymous: Scold, lecture, give someone’s a piece of one’s mind.

4 fallacy
4. Fallacy

Pronunciation: [Fal-uh-see]

Part of speech: Noun

Definition: A mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound argument. A failure in reasoning that renders an argument invalid.

Synonyms: Misconception, delusion, mistaken, myth.

5 capacious
5. Capacious
  • Pronunciation:

[Kuh-pey-shuh s]

  • Part of speech: Adjective
  • Definition: Having a lot of space inside.
  • Synonyms: Roomy, big, large, spacious
6 sporadic
6. Sporadic

Pronunciation: [Spuh-rad-ik]

Part of speech: Adjective

Definition: Occurring at irregular intervals or only in a few places.

Synonyms: occasional, irregular, scattered, isolated

7 theme
7. Theme
  • Pronunciation: [Theem]
  • Part of speech: Noun
  • Definition: The subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition.
  • Synonyms: Topic, subject matter, concern
8 haggard
8. Haggard

Pronunciation: [Hag-erd]

Part of speech: Commonly noun

Definition: Looking exhausted and unwell, especially from fatigue, worry, or suffering.

Synonyms: Unhealthy, tired, run-down.

9 lucrative
9. Lucrative
  • Pronunciation: [loo-kruh-tiv]
  • Part of speech: Adjective
  • Definition: Producing a great deal of profit.
  • Synonyms: Moneymaking, well paid, booming, high-income
10 apprehend
10. Apprehend

(Verb) with object

Verb (without object)

[Ap-ri-hend]

  • Definition:

Arrest (someone) for a crime.

  • Synonyms: Capture,

catch, seize.

  • [Ap-ri-hend]
  • Definition:

To understand

  • Synonyms: Appreciate grasp, comprehend, realize
examples1
Examples

Verb (with object)

Verb (without object)

11 gullible
11. Gullible

Pronunciation: [Guhl-uh-buh l]

Part of speech: Adjective

Definition: Easily persuaded to believe something.

Synonyms: Unsuspecting, naïve, overtrusting

12 crucial
12. Crucial
  • Pronunciation: [Kroo-shul l]
  • Part of speech: Adjective
  • Definition: A great importance
  • Synonyms: critical, life-and-death, decisive, essential, urgent.
13 avid
13. Avid

Pronunciation:

Part of speech: Adjective

Definition: Having an eager desire for something.

Synonyms: Keen, enthusiastic, devoted, passionate, earnest.

14 pithy
14. Pithy
  • Pronunciation:
  • Part of speech: Adjective
  • Definition: Brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression.
  • Synonyms: concise, to the point, expressive, compact.
15 connoisseur
15. Connoisseur

Pronunciation: [Kon-uh-sur, -soo r]

Part of speech: Noun

Definition: an expert judge in matters of taste or any fine art

Synonyms: Specialist, authority, judge.