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First Unite's Vocab

First Unit's Vocabulary Items

TermDefinition
Detriment(n) Something that causes damage, harm, or loss example: Our real task is to maintain this position of disparity without detriment to our national security.
Ostentatious(adj) Meant to impress others example: a simple design that is glamorous without being ostentatious
Optimum(adj) Best possible example: Choose a plot that receives optimum sunshine and avoid steep slopes.
Facetious(adj) Humorous example: a facetious remark
Vicarious(adj) Not experienced directly example: this catalog brings vicarious pleasure in luxury living
Dexterous(adj) Skillful in using hands or body example: a dexterous pianist
Scrupulous(adj) Conscientious example: the research has been carried out with scrupulous attention to detail
Gregarious(adj) Sociable example: he was a popular and gregarious man
Discretion(n) Good judgment example: she knew she could rely on his discretion
Sensory(adj) Having to do with senses example: sensory input
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