coarsely or indecently humorous; risqué.
Burlesque shows featured popular music, bawdy comedy acts, and sometimes striptease.
wIm zih k@l
definition 1: characterized by or resulting from a whim or fancy.
example: He had to admit that it was a whimsical decision, not based on any clear logic or need.
example: The design of this vast mansion was whimsical, with its numerous odd turrets, balconies, and towers.
example: Punishments meted out by the tyrant were whimsical and had little to do with the severity of the crime.
definition 2: slightly odd or amusing in a uniquely imaginative way; fanciful; quaint.
example: This whimsical teapot in the shape of a bunny holding a carrot was her favorite.
vi @ m@nt
definition 1: intensely emotional; impassioned; heated.
example: They were surprised by her vehement refusal to answer the question.
example: The architect was vehement about the need for stronger ceiling supports.
example: The proposal was met with vehement opposition from various members of the council.
definition 2: extremely forceful, vigorous, or energetic; very strong.
example: The audience made their desire known by a vehement stomping of feet.
aI ka n@ klae stihk
attacking or breaking away from established traditions, beliefs, or values.
Jackson Pollock’s splatter paintings were iconoclastic in the world of fine art.
aed vaen teI jihs,
definition: offering benefit, gain, or profit.
example: Having experience in that particular area put her in an advantageous position.
example: Fluency in another language can be advantageous in the job market.
example: The hotel’s being near the new convention center will be extremely advantageous.