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Verbal Advantage Unit 1.5. cantankerousadj In Really Rosie, Rosie sings a song about the cantankerous young boy, Pierre, who only would say, I dont care!

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1 Verbal Advantage Unit 1.5

2 cantankerousadj In Really Rosie, Rosie sings a song about the cantankerous young boy, Pierre, who only would say, I dont care!

3 cantankerousadj Unwilling to cooperate, unreasonably difficult

4 flippantadj The audience was shocked by the generals flippant antipatriotic remarks during a rally to support troops overseas.

5 flippantadj not serious enough about important matters

6 subjugateverb In Futurama, the Hypnotoad uses hypnosis to subjugate the judges into voting him best pet. For centuries, European conquerors traveled the globe, subjugating nations to live as Europeans in their homelands.

7 subjugateverb 1.to bring under complete control; conquer; master. 2.to enslave.

8 wryadj My friends wry humor sometimes comes across as hurtful, even though I know he doesnt mean it. Your wry smile makes me think there is more to this than you are telling me.

9 wryadj 1.slightly mocking 2.abnormally bent or turned to one side; twisted; crooked

10 urbane--adj Your urbane mannerisms make me think you grew up in high society.

11 urbaneadj Reflecting sophistication and elegance

12 jargonnoun The doctor told me the diagnosis, but I couldnt understand him as he used medical jargon.

13 jargonnoun special words or phrases used within a group, trade or profession etc

14 prudentadj It is more prudent to complete an essay in advance of the due date, instead of the night before it is due.

15 prudentadj wise and careful

16 inviolableadj The castle was inviolable thanks to the deep moat surrounding it.

17 inviolableadj Not able to be assaulted; invincible

18 commodiousadj The bathroom is so commodious, it fits two toilets, two bathtubs and a shower!

19 commodiousadj roomy

20 proximity--noun Their home is in close proximity to ours.

21 proximitynoun nearness


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