Difficult Words :

Spawn and Sordid





Difficult Words : Spawn and Sordid

Sordid (SAWR did) adj: vile, filthy, squalid

The college roommates led a sordid existence whose principal ingredients were dirty laundry, rotting garbage and body odor.

The conspirators plotted their sordid schemes at a series of secret meetings in an abandoned warehouse.

The drug dealers had turned a once-pretty neighborhood into a sordid outpost of despair and crime.




Spawn (spawn) v: to bring forth, to produce a large number

A best-selling book or blockbuster movie will spawn dozens of imitators.



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