Vocabulary Weeks 1 - 4 Flashcards


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aficionado

an enthusiastic or expert fan at something

Someone who has a lot of experience in an area and knows much about it, for example someone who knows and watches all the Disney movies and plays.

2

genre

a type of class of something

books, music

3

unscrupulous

someone who shows no morals or is dishonest; an unscrupulous person doesn't care about what is right or wrong

4

stupefy

to astonish or amaze someone

5

disquieting

causing worry; disturbing

Something can be ______________ if it causes someone to feel bothered, worried, anxious or annoyed

6

incomprehensible

not able to be understood; difficult to understand or hear

The speaker on the phone was not working properly so the morning message was ______________________.

7

ambiguous

has an uncertain meaning; could mean one of two things; could have a hidden meaning.

If you write an _______________ sentence it could be taken in two ways.

8

compel

feeling the need or urge to do something; could be forced or pressured

9

sage

wise or wisdom;

wide experience, great learning, and wisdom

10

vocation

a person's career or desire for a particular career; not just a job but a passion

11

barrage

an overwhelming and continuous firing of something (bullets or words) toward someone or something

12

freewheeling

carefree; not subject to rules

13

geriatric

relating to elderly people or old age; does not relate to something that was used a long time ago and is no longer in use

14

ferocity

fierceness; the state of being ferocious

15

erratic

having no particular course; unpredictable

Something that does not stay the same - weather is a great example.

16

brevity

having the quality of being brief; short in time

17

conscientious

careful to do the right thing; thoughtful; thinking about everything that one does

18

novice

a beginner; someone that is new to something

19

obsolete

no longer used or useful; yes, it is old but not geriatric (which refers to old people)

20

rebuke

sharply criticize; scold