|repugnant (ree-PUG-nunt): adj -- provoking dislike, having offensive qualities|
|When she saw her boyfriend on a date with another girl, she slapped him and said he was repugnant to her.|
I know a lot of people would disagree, but I think mushrooms are repugnant. I can't stand the thought of eating them.
|extraneous (ex-TRA-nee-us): adj - 1. coming from an outside source, foreign, introduced, 2. unnecessary, irrelevant.|
|There were extraneous substances in the milk which caused many people to suffer food poisoning.|
A few people made extraneous comments after the lecture, and that was all. It wasn't an important discussion.
|tenuous (TEN-yoo-us): adj - 1. having a thin or slender form, 2. weak, lacking a basis|
|We might go to London next year, but our plans are tenuous. Maybe we'll skip the vacation.|
The flower's stem is so tenuous that it completely bends when the flower is in full bloom.
|belligerent (be-LIJ-er-unt): adj - aggressive, often causing or involved in conflict|
|I want to talk to him, but is so belligerent that simple conversations are difficult. |
Her belligerent attitude caused her teachers to dislike her almost immediately after school started.
|meticulous (me-TI-kyoo-lus): adj - showing great attention to detail, being very neat|
|They will not be good roommates--one is meticulous and the other is a slob.|
He is a good pianist, but he could be more meticulous.