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The rain is immoderate.

Immoderate
Pronounced:
<im-mod-er-rate>
Means:
Excessive – Extravagant – Unreasonable

Use:
The rain was immoderate. Today the sun is shinning.

Literary use:
By Mary Howden
His humor was a delight, but the Neophyte from the beginning rigidly suppressed her tendency to immoderate mirth.

Memory trick:
im – moderate
im (means) not
moderate (means) average
not average

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Bibliophile

Pronounced:
< Bib-lee-oh-file >A person who loves books. Book collector.

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Would you invite a priggish person to your party?


Would they be a lot of fun or a drag?
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No. They would irritate you with their pointless rules and talk about annoying about petty things.


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Apropos

Pronounced:
< ap-rah-poh >

Means: To do something at the right time. Appropriate.


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Affable

Pronounced:
< aph-ah-bull >

It means:
Easy to approach.
Friendly.


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