Difficult Words : Kinetic, Itinerant, Judicious and Juxtapose
Itinerant (iye TIN ur unt) adj: moving from place to place
The life of a traveling salesman is an itinerant one.
The itinerant junk dealer passes through out neighborhood every month or so, pulling his wagon of odds and ends.
The international banker's itinerant lifestyle began to seem less glamorous to him after his first child was born.
A closely related word is itinerary which is the planned route or schedule of a trip.
The traveling salesman taped his itinerary to the refrigerator before every trip so that his wife would know how to reach him on the telephone.
Difficult Words: Juxtapose and Judicious
Judicious (joo DISH us) adj: exercising sound judgment
The judge was far from judicious. He told the jury that he thought the defendant looked guilty and said that anyone who would wear a red bow tie into a courtroom deserved to be sent to jail.
The fire fighters made judicious use of flame-retardant foam as the burning airplane skidded along the runway.
The mother of twin boys judiciously used an electron microscope and a laser to divide the ice cream into equal parts.
The word judicial is obviously closely related, but there is a critically important difference in meaning between it and judicious. A judge is judicial simply by virtue of being a judge. Judicial means having to do with judges, judgment or justice. But a judge is judicious only if she exercises sound judgment.
Juxtapose (JUK stuh POSE) v: to place side by side
Comedy and tragedy were juxtaposed in the play which was alternately funny and sad.
Juxtaposing the genuine painting and the counterfeit made it much easier to tell which was which.
The final examination requires students to juxtapose two unrelated works of fiction.
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