We shared some great words on @definitions this week. Our words of the week are:
Check out this video to practice listening and to hear how the words are pronounced with an American English accent.
Definitions and Example Sentences
Tangible (adjective) - can be touched
- Although many people prefer storing their photos on their computer, there are people who still prefer tangible prints.
- Some people prefer quality time with their family. Others enjoy tangible gifts.
Plaudit (noun) - statement giving strong praise
- The President received one plaudit after another. She is greatly loved by her people.
- The man felt uncomfortable when he received the plaudit from his commander. He was just honored to serve.
Reprehensible (adjective) – shameful or very bad
- The entire family refused to forgive the uncle for his reprehensible acts.
- In many places around the world, a person's reprehensible acts create shame for the family and community.
Tardy (adjective) – slow or late
- Due to a party last night, the college student was tardy to his final exam.
- I will not accept you being tardy unless you can explain why you showed up late.
Write the words of the week in one or more sentences. I will stop by to give you feedback on the sentences you write.
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