|Aural (AH-rul): adj -- related to hearing or the sense of hearing|
|Some people prefer aural learning to visual learning. They prefer lectures or audio recordings.|
His aural abilities have been limited since his last heart attack.
|Archaic (ar-KĀ-ik): adj - from very old times, related to olden times|
|Technology is moving forward so fast that soon any computer larger than a laptop will seem archaic.|
We watched a documentary about animals from archaic times. Many are extinct today.
|Copious (CŌ-pee-us): adj - having quantity, plentiful|
|Most good students take copious notes, though people take notes in different ways.|
Copious mountain flowers filled the hillside with color.
|Transient (TRAN-zee-unt): adj - not lasting, coming and going quickly, n. a person who comes and goes, who generally lacks a home|
|We took care of the transient cat off and on for three years. I wonder how many other neighbors gave it food.|
Many jobless people became transients during the Great Depression.
|Innocuous (in-NO-kyoo-us): adj - harmless, not having harmful effects|
|That is technically a poisonous snake, but the poison is innocuous for people. It can only harm small rodents.|
He thought that everything he said in his speech was innocuous. He was shocked when he found out that some people were offended.