Weekly review of previous words.
AMAIBLE = generally agreeable, an amiable comedy, being friendly, sociable, and congenial MONOTONOUS = 1 = uttered or sounded in one unvarying tone marked by a sameness of pitch and intensity 2 = tediously uniform or unvarying
DILIGENT = involved in often constant activity (a student who has been unceasingly diligent in pursuit of a degree in mathematics) OR Showing great care in doing one's work MYRIADa great number (a myriad of ideas)
JUBILANT having or expressing feelings of joy or triumph (the nominee's jubilant acceptance speech before the cheering) ALACRITY promptness in response : cheerful readiness (accepted the invitation with alacrity)
Today is a big day, Phil receives the key to his new capacious villa in Cape Town. capacious more than adequate or average in capacity synonym see SPACIOUS flirtatious Phil, the proud owner of this villa is the landlord for his 5 new housemates. He really likes Lisa, she is pretty, and very bei
Change of format of the show
prerogative = an exclusive or special right, power, or privilege something to which one has a just claim it's your prerogative to have your own opinion Conspicuous = 1 : obvious to the eye or mind 2 : attracting attention : STRIKING synonym see NOTICEABLE likely to attract attention
First weekly recap on previous words from last weeks'JV podcasts.
Lethargy abnormal drowsiness, the quality or state of being lazy, sluggish, or indifferent LETHARGY implies such drowsiness or aversion to activity as is induced by disease, injury, or drugs A lethargic person lacks energy and feels unwilling and/or unable to do anything. insipid lacking taste or
erroneouscontaining or characterized by error "Frank was so angry and sick of his colleque for the last two weeks. During the meeting Frank couldnât control his anger anymore and shouted: Im sick of your erroneous assumptions!" erroneously = adverb erroneousness = noun Donât believe what they tell
outstandingI am a writer and I decided to download this podcast to improve my vocabulary. In the past, I have bought many books on vocabulary, but none of them helped me as much as this podcast. The host, Jan Folmer, makes learning the new words easy and fun! I highly recommend this podcast.
Reviewed on 08/27/2007 by rtieder