By Jan Folmer
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JustVocabulary is a show about English Vocabulary. In every episode (4-5 minutes) the host introduces 2 TOEFL, GRE or SAT words from the English Vocabulary. Example sentences are given, including synonyms, antonyms and tips on how to use the word.
||CleanJV587 (Indigent and Savory)||INDIGENT (adjective) extremely poor, Experiencing want or need; impoverished, lacking the necessities of life, e.g. food, clothing, and shelter Synonyms: destitute, impoverished, needy Antonyms: affluent, wealthy||3/6/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJV586 (Repertoire and Vigilant)||REPERTOIRE (noun) The stock promo of songs, plays, operas, readings, or other pieces that a player or company is prepared to perform. The class of compositions in a genre: has excellent command of the chanteuse repertoire. The range or number of skills,||2/28/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJV585 (Pungent and Stolid)||PUNGENT (adjective) 1. strong and sharp in taste or smell; 2. strong and biting in expression 2. Affecting the organs of taste or smell with a sharp acrid sensation. a. Penetrating, biting, or caustic: pungent satire. b.||1/12/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJV584 (Preclude and Spendthrift)||PRECLUDE (verb) 1. To make impossible, as by action taken in advance; prevent. 2. To exclude or prevent (someone) from a given condition or activity: to prevent something from happening, especially by action Synonyms: inhibit, cease, discontin||12/23/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJV583 (Myopic and Sodden)||MYOPIC (adjective) MYOPIA (noun) 1 short-sightedness. 2 lack of foresight or intellectual insight. 1. being nearsighted--having myopia; 2. lacking foresight or understanding Synonyms: nearsighted, short-sighted, narrow-minded, closed-minded||12/17/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJV582 (Intransigent and Sanctimonious)||Download your FREE Audiobook from Audible INTRANSIGENT adjective: refusing to compromise: stubbornly or unreasonably refusing even to consider changing a decision or attitude noun: unyielding person: somebody who refuses to compromise or change a||12/7/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJV581 (Pristine and Undermine)||For a FREE AUDIOBOOK - click here PRISTINE (adjective) 1 in its original condition. 2 clean and fresh as if new. 1. completely free from dirt and contamination; 2. clean and unused Synonyms: pure, clean, unsullied, untarnished, perfect Antonyms: dirty,||11/24/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJV580 (Preeminent and Stipulate)||PREEMINENT (adjective) highest in superiority or achievement and standing out above all others. Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding. highly distinguished or outstanding: standing out among all others because of superiority in a field o..||11/10/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJV579 (Pander and Ruminate)||GET YOUR FREE AUDIBLE AUDIOBOOK HERE PANDER verb (pander to) gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire or habit). to facilitate the fulfillment of others' or another's desire, especially one of questionable appropriateness or morality||10/28/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJV578 (Interim and Rash)||INTERIM (noun, adjective) (adj.) serving du ring an intermediate interval of time; (n.) the time between one event or period and another Synonyms: (adj.) temporary, transitional, acting, pro tem, (n.) meantime, interval Antonyms: permanent||10/12/10||Free||View In iTunes|
Nice little podcast, with proviso
Nice little podcast for people seeking a bit of vocabulary expansion. I know about 3 of every 5 words. The words have been getting more advanced. One proviso: the pronounciation is frequently not " American" so US speakers be forewarned, if you really never encounterred the word before you might check the US pronounciation. Definitions are short but still helpful.
Just the right podcast for anyone looking to refresh or expand their vocabulary. It is short and each day Jan has a review question of past words, which I love, then at the end of the week an additional quiz episode. Great podcast!!.
This is what a podcast should be!
This is a really great show. I’m always interested in expanding my vocabulary and this is an excellent way to do it. The format is simple and enjoyable to listen to. Excellent work!
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