Category: Academic Vocabulary of the Day
fae lih b@l
liable to error; not immune from making mistakes.
As a teenager now, he’d begun to see his parents as fallible human beings.
uhn dawn tihd
not discouraged or dismayed; resolute or fearless
There were many setbacks, but the undaunted suffragettes carried on their fight for the vote.
Undaunted, he proposed marriage to her again and again.
k@n du sihv
tending to produce or cause (usually followed by “to”)
For some people, soft music is conducive to sleep.
Encountering the same information on multiple occasions is conducive to remembering it.
@ byz m@l
1. of vast extent; unmeasurable; extreme.
The death camps were places of abysmal suffering.
2. extremely or deplorably bad; miserable.
Conditions were abysmal in the field hospital.
Im p@r sep t@ b@l
1. so gradual or subtle as to be unnoticed or unnoticeable.
The difference in taste was so slight as to be almost imperceptible.
2. not capable of being perceived or apprehended.
Dogs can hear sounds that are imperceptible to humans.