Lesson 7 - Vocabulary we hear in this video - Adjectives, Part 2

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Vocabulary Term Definition and Audio
prone
adjective
Prone:     Prone to something:
prone


Having a tendency to do something.
Example:
I usually work 7 days a week.
I am prone to working too much.


Jenny, the last person in this video, is an expert in Astrology. She says that Sagittariuses are prone to hiccups. What are hiccups? See Vocabulary part 3.
quiet
adjective


quiet
Calm, little or no noise.
reliable
adjective


reliable
Dependable.
Example: Jack has 8:30 appointment with Mr. Frost. Jack is always on time. He's reliable.

dogmatic
adjective



dogmatic
Very rigid in opinion. Authoritative, arrogant belief in unprovable ideas.
secretive
adjective


secretive
Private, enigmatic, mysterious.
sensual
adjective


sensuous
Having strong sensory appeal. Carnal, physical.

stubborn
adjective



stubborn A mule is stubborn.
Inflexible, very determined.

sure
adjective

In our case, as you see in the video, this adjective is used as an adverb - surely.



sure
Certain, certainly.
talkative
adjective


talkative
Chatty, loquacious, verbose, voluble, conversational.
versatile
adjective


versatile
Multitalented, adaptable, flexible.

well-balanced
adjective



well balanced psychologically untroubled
Evenly regulated. Emotionally or psychologically untroubled.

young
adjective



young and old
Not old. In the first stage of life.
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