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Inglês Intermediário: 07 Adjetivos Que Você Precisa Saber Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Intermediário

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Escolhi sete adjetivos super interessantes para você melhorar ainda mais seu inglês. Lembre-se de procurar mais exemplos na Internet para sedimentar o que você aprende aqui.

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01. Adamant – determined not to change your belief or decision about something

We tried to persuade her but she was adamant.
He was adamant that he would not pay any more money.
They are adamant about buying only organic food.


02. Curt – using few words in a way that shows you are impatient or angry

She apologized for being so curt with me.
The fast-food manager trained workers to give polite, full answers to customers, not curt responses.
Betsy doesn’t mean to be curt. When she’s with other people, she often says just a few quick words to them because she’s so shy.


03. Wary – careful or nervous about someone or something because you think they might cause a problem

He was wary of putting too much trust in her.
“There’s no such thing as a free lunch” means that we should be wary about promises of getting something for nothing.
I’m a little wary of people who, when they first meet me, treat me as if I’m their best friend.


04. Sparse – existing in small amounts, or a large distance apart

Higher up the mountain, houses became sparse.
There are thick pine forests at the foot of the mountains, but higher up, the trees become sparse.
Unfortunately, the turnout for the team’s first pep rally was sparse. Organizers hope to have better attendance at the next one.


05. Comprehensive – including many details or aspects of something

We offer a comprehensive range of goods and services.
That article on sightseeing in Charleston was not comprehensive. It failed to mention many points of interest in that wonderful city.
The company’s comprehensive insurance plan covers most health services, including hospitals, doctors, and dentists.


06. Flagrant – done in an obvious way that shows you do not care if you break rules or offend people

The use of campaign funds for the congressman’s private business was a flagrant violation of the law.
In flagrant disregard of his parents’ stated wishes, Art wore a T-shirt and jeans to their dinner party.


07. Nominal – a nominal amount of money is a very small amount which is much less than something is really worth; used about something that is officially described in a particular way when it is not really true or correct

Except for a nominal registration fee, the camp for needy children is entirely free.
Transport can be provided for a nominal sum.
He is still the nominal leader of the organization.


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About the Author: Adir

English / Spanish teacher and translator for over 20 years. I have been blogging since 2007 and I am also a professional singer in my spare time.


  1. Eduardo Souto:

    Adir, muito bem escolhidas suas palavras!

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