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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.