Vocabulary Spectacular By: Ebenezer

Acute

Def: (of a bad, difficult, or unwelcome situation or phenomenon) present or experienced to a severe or intense degree.

Sentence: The death spread an acute feeling of horror upon the family.

Anonymous

Def: not identified by name; of unknown name.

Sentence: The man was completely anonymous on the website.

Apprehensive

Def: anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen.

Sentence: The boy became apprehensive when he was told he needed to go to the Doctor.

Arrogant

Def: having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one's own importance or abilities.

Sentence: The man's pride made him arrogant.

Bestow

Def: confer or present (an honor, right, or gift).

Sentence: He bestowed the treat upon the dog.

Donor

Def: a person who donates something, especially money to a fund or charity.

Sentence: The man got a heart from a donor who recently passed away.

Phobia

Def: an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something.

Sentence: The boy's phobia of spiders made it nearly impossible for him to go to the basement.

Prominent

Def: projecting from something; protuberant.

Sentence: The sun is prominent from almost any outdoors area.

Prudent

Def: acting with or showing care and thought for the future.

Sentence: The man was claimed to be prudent for his ideas to preserve the Earth.

Recipient

Def: a person or thing that receives or is awarded something.

Sentence: The dog was the recipient for a treat for being a good dog.

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