6th Vocab Lesson 14

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applicable

appropriate or relevant to a situation

expedient

adj - convenient and self-serving rather than morally correct
noun - a convenience; something used to achieve a result

extraneous

not essential or relevant; unrelated

functional

1. able to operate; in working order
2. intended to be useful

futile

not successful; without effect or result

obsolete

no longer in use or fashion

opportune

well timed; occurring at an appropriate or fitting time

pragmatic

practical; concerned with realities and actual needs (as opposed to ideas or theories)

relevant

related or conncected to; important in a given context

utilitarian

designed to be useful rather than beautiful or pleasing

obsolete

In fifty years, gasoline engines may be ____ and replaced with something else.

extraneous

My cousin's stories are very long because she puts in ____ details.

opportune

The storm hit at a(n) ____ time; I couldn't have run another anyway.

pragmatic

I'm ____, so don't bother me with theories; just give me the facts.

utilitarian

The ____ bags were ugly, but could hold heavy loads.

functional

She couldn't drive vry far because her old car was barely ____.

relevant

Deforestation and gas mileage are both ____ to the issue of global warming.

expedient

Carrying the large stereo wasn't exactly a(n) ____ for hiking up the mountain.

futile

Trying to plug holes in the roof was ___; the rain continued to leak in.

applicable

The minimum driving age isn't always ____ on private farms.

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