English 10 Vocab Set 1

Detriment

Something that causes damage, harm, or loss

Dexterous

skillful in the use of hands or body; clever

Discretion

good judgement

Facetious

playfully humorous

Gregarious

sociable, outgoing

Optimum

best; most favorable; ideal

Ostentatious

showy, pretentious

Scrupulous

ethical; careful about moral standards; conscientious

Sensory

having to do with the senses

Vicarious

indirect; experienced through the imagination; not experienced directly