6001 - 7000 Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 62

Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
notorious adj. San Francisco is a district notorious for crime. known widely and usually unfavorable
nutrition noun Good nutrition can improve your health. good food
nymph noun Some claim nymphs inhabit this part of the forest. mythological minor deities
obstinate adj. His obstinate nature often got him into trouble. stubbornly cling to an idea
obstruct verb His ridiculous objections obstructed the project. impeded, hindered
occupant noun The occupant of the car caused the accident. occupied a position or place
ode noun The "Ode to a Toad" is well known. lyric poem of some length
odious adj. Tending to dead soldiers is an odious task. strong dislike, intense displeasure
ominous adj. That evening an ominous black cloud appeared. menacing and threatening
ooze verb Pus oozed from his wound. flow or leak out slowly