Mok's vocabulary words

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Mok's vocabulary words
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  1. interminable [in-tur-muh-nuh-buhl]
    adj.
    endless

    The mine seemed interminable due to it's darkness and depth.
  2. salvo [sal-voh]
    n.
    • - a simultaneous or successive discharge of artillery, bombs,etc.
    • - a round of fire given as a salute.
    • - a round of cheers or applause.

    She received a salvo for her outstanding performance.

    (audience can sound like bombs sometimes)
  3. vindictive [vin-dik-tiv]
    adj.
    bearing a grudge, vengeful

    Vinny said, "I'll make him suck my dic*!" vindictively, after a fight with a friend.
  4. pall [pawl]
    v.
    to make boring

    Paul palls even the most interesting things by excessively lecturing soporifically.
  5. stodgy [stoj-ee]
    adj.
    old fashioned and boring

    Elegies (melancholic funeral songs/poems) are often stodgy toward young people, who prefer reliving the deceased one's good times.
  6. perspicacious [pur-spi-key-shuhs]
    adj.
    discerning

    I am quite perspicacious toward perspiration due to my sensitive nose and sharp eyes.

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