Vocabulary Menu~Smore

By: Sofia Caston

antiseptic

(n.) a substance that kills germs

(adj.) free from germs


Ex: You'll need an antiseptic to feel better.

befuddle

to confuse completely


Ex: I am very befuddled by your statement.

Attentive

1. paying attention

2. considerate of the needs of others; thoughtful


Ex: You need to be attentive in class.

commonplace

anything common, uninteresting, or taken for granted


Ex: This commonplace instruction is no fun.

disruption

an interruption of the orderly course of something; a disturbance; a breakdown


Ex: The alarm made a disruption in the class.

flamboyant

highly colorful, flashy, or dashing


Ex: The girl stuck out because she was very flamboyant.

infallible

1. not capable of error; never wrong
2. dependable; without failure; certain


Ex: That program was made by a renowned coder, it's infallible!

jaunt

a short trip, especially one taken for pleasure


Ex: I took a jaunt with my brother at the park.

laden

loaded; weighed down


Ex: I was laden or weighed down at school by stress.

lure

(n.) something that strongly attracts or tempts

(v.) to attract; to tempt


Ex: Like a moth to a flame, I was lured in the program.

queue

(n.) a line of people, vehicles, and so on
(v.) to form, stand, or wait in a line (often used with up)


Ex: I had to wait in a queue.

revive

1. to come or bring back to consciousness or life
2. to give or show new life, strength, or freshness


Ex: As a doctor, I have to revive many patients.

shameless

having or showing no shame, moral goodness, or sense of what is proper


Ex: He took a shameless selfie.

slander

(n.) a false statement that is damaging to another person's reputation
(v.) to use or spread slander


Ex: Those bullies are spreading slander about me.

wholesome

1. good for one's physical or mental health; healthful
2. of value to the mind or character; worthwhile


Ex: That organic food is wholesome!

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