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Week 35

1

sonorous

producing a deep or full sound

My father’s sonorous snoring keeps me up all night unless I close my door and wear earplugs.

2

ample

describing a large amount of something

Because no one else wanted to try the new soda, Andy was able have an ample sample.

3

comprehensive

large in scope or content

The final exam was comprehensive, covering everything that we had learned that year.

4

copious

plentiful; having a large quantity

She had taken copious notes during class, using up five large notebooks.

5

permeated

spread or flowing throughout

After Kathryn had her hair professionally curled, the scent of chemicals permeated the air.

6

pervasive

dispersed throughout

In this part of town, graffiti is pervasive—it’s everywhere.

7

prodigious

enormous

The shattered vase required a prodigious amount of glue to repair.

8

replete

abundantly supplied; filled to capacity

After a successful night of trick-or-treating, Dee’s bag was replete with Halloween candy.