Let’s look at some more new vocabulary today! Did you study the vocabulary from other posts that came before? If not, then this is a good place to start! Remember that a wider range of vocabulary will bring lots of benefits. Please review the following:
- Lurid: a bright, strong colour; often referred to clothing.
Example:The mother dressed her daughter in a lurid pink and yellow dress.
- Amiable: friendly, easy to talk to.
Example:The receptionist was very amiable, which made my visit to the dentist so much more enjoyable.
- Deferential: extremely respectful, acting politely to someone higher in status or position.
Example:The people of Thailand are very deferential to their king.
- Furtive: acting in a suspicious way.
Example:The student took a furtive look at his partner’s answers during the test.