Vocabulary Strategy: Precise Usage
blatantly: brazenly, plainly, unabashedly; precarious: risky, uncertain, unreliable; flux: change. fluidity, motion; precipitate: trigger, dispatch, fling; petulance: bitterness; mundane: banal, everyday, commonplace; turbulence: turmoil, commotion, frenzy; plaintive: sorrowful, melancholy, sad
She blatantly ignored him. The bird perched precariously on the branch. The constant flux of dancers made her dizzy. The food precipitated them into a food coma. Her petulance annoyed him. The mundane conversation bored him. The turbulent waters made them sick. The plaintive lullaby made him cry.
She brazenly ignored him. The bird perched riskily on the branch. The constant motion of the dancers made her dizzy. The food dispatched them into a food coma. Her bitterness annoyed him. The banal conversation bored him. The water’s frenzy made them sick. The melancholy lullaby made him cry.