humdrum

Every week we will help build your vocabulary with fun, new words.

Take a look below for this week’s words.

 


 

august

August:  

(adjective)(said exactly like the month of August) – highly respected; impressive.   “my mother told me to keep august company.”


 

stinky2

Fetor:

(noun)(rhymes with Peter) – an extremely bad smell. “the fetor coming from his mouth caused the girl’s eyes to water.”


Glib:

(adjective)(sounds like rib) – insincere talking; to speak easily, but with no thought or care.  “my teacher was unimpressed with my glib answer”


 

bored

Humdrum:

(adjective)(rhymes with dumb-drum) – dull; without excitement or variety. “his new school was engaging and far from the humdrum experience he was used to”


 

Tacit:

(adjective)(rhymes with pass-it) – understood without being stated directly.  “after breaking my Mom’s phone, her tacit look was more frightening than a yell”


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