Advanced Vocabulary List 12

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fickle fickle
(adjective) changing frequently

Kids are sometimes very fickle and may have a new favorite food every week.

lucrative lucrative
(adjective) producing a great deal of profit

Max told me that ESL was a very lucrative field, and I believed him.

moot moot
(adjective) subject to debate, unsettled.

Whether the tooth fairy is male or female is a moot point. No one knows.

opulence opulence
(noun) wealth and luxury

Nina would not marry Charlie, for he had no money, and she was not willing to settle for anything less than a life of opulence.

spry spry
(adjective) active; lively

Max was amazingly spry for an old man.

tentative tentative
(adjective) not certain or fixed

Our summer plans are still tentative. I think we are going to go camping in the mountains.

wary wary
(adjective) cautious; leery

The children were very wary of the stranger and would not let him into the house.


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