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aback
adv. unexpected,suddenly
I was taken ABACK when you said you didn't want to be my friend anymore.
beneficial
adj. helpful, useful
Getting and extra day to study for the test would be BENEFICIAL to me.
clarify
v. explain, to make clear
Let me CLARIFY why I don't want to do that.
diminish
v. reduce, lessen, decrease
The height of the sand dune will DIMINISH over time, due to the wind.
efficient
adj. able, skilled, economical
He is very EFFICIENT at fixing cars.
futile
adj. useless, hopeless, purposeless, unproductive
My attempt to get him to believe me was FUTILE.
ghastly
adj. terrifying, hideous,frightening,disgusting
That halloween mask that you are wearing is GHASTLY.
hindrance
n. obstacle, barrier,interference
Because I forgot my glasses, it is a HINDRANCE to my being able to read.
immaculate
adj. spotless, bright, clean
After cleaning; his room was IMMACULATE.
jeopardize
v. endanger, expose, risk
Going on a boat during a lightening storm would JEOPARDIZE our safety.
keen
adj. clever, intelligent, sharp
He has a KEEN sense of humor.
A dog has a KEEN sense of smell.
lethargic
adj. listless, sluggish, tired
I am feeling LETHARGIC today. I must be getting sick.
modify
v. change, vary, alter
I want to MODIFY my bike so it can seat two people instead of one.
nonchalant
adj. careless, unconcerned
Her way of doing her homework is so NONCHALANT.
obscure
adj. vague, unclear, hazy
The direcetions that Jim gave me to get to the park are very OBSCURE.
pliable
adj. flexible, limber
A twig attached to a tree is still PLIABLE.
queasy
adj. squeamish, sick, uneasy
I get QUEASY just thinking about touching a bug.
reduce
v. lessen, decrease, lower
I would like to REDUCE the amount of homework I have each night so I can have more time to play.
spontaneous
adj. impulsive, natural
A SPONTANEOUS reaction to getting hit by someone, would be to hit that person right back.
tedious
adj. tiresome, dull, boring
Doing my homework can be TEDIOUS. But I know I have to do it.
unintentional
adj. accidental, unplanned
I didn't mean to lose the ticket, it was UNINTENTIONAL.
vigilant
adj. watchful, alert, observant, careful
I am very VIGILANT when caring for my younger brother.
withstand
v. resist, endure, confront
Daniel could WITHSTAND the enormous strength of the lion.
I can't WITHSTAND a lot of pain.