Vocabulary lesson 74

Definitions and samples

  • fascinating (v.) irresistibly attract the interest of

– It will be fascinating to see who the Association appoints.

  • horrible (adj.) causing or likely to cause horror; very unpleasant

– My eyes lit up because I don’t mind washing dishes, but I’m horrible at cooking.

  • nasty (adj.) very bad or unpleasant

– There were a few nasty comments on Facebook but slowly the responses got better.

  • naughty (adj.) behaving badly; not willing to obey

Naughty pets also like to chew electrical cords or even topple a decorated tree.

  • careful (adj.) taking care to avoid mishap or harm; cautious

– Be careful not to wake the baby.