Independent Learning Log
What I did:
I realised that my vocabulary was lacking a little something, so I decided to learn some new words in order to improve my standard of English. This would probably a long term activity, so I decided to start with words that start with the letter 'A'.
What I learned:
Here are the words that I learned:
Meaning: a state or condition markedly different from the norm.
Sentence example: While Tampa Bay has taken a huge nosedive a year after going 10-6, maybe that 2010 success was an .
Meaning: most unfortunate or miserable
Sentence example: Mr. Jobling stood wringing his hands helplessly, his flaccid features expressive of despair.
Meaning: to stress out, single out as important, highlight.
Sentence example: It was a carefully studied costume; and he accentuated its eccentricity by adopting theatrical attitudes and an air of satisfied negligence.
Meaning: harsh or corrosive in tone.
Sentence example: They were complaining, sometimes yelling, and maybe a bit acerbic.