Episode 736 Wisdom of the Ages

  1. 4. Ostensible is used to describe something that seems to be true or is officially stated to be true, but about which you or other people have doubts.
  2. 5. An ______ remark, description, or choice is especially suitable.
  3. 6. A ______ statement or comment is brief and unfriendly, but to the point.
  4. 8. A ______ comment or piece of writing is short, direct, and full of meaning.
  5. 10. Conditions that are ______ to something make it difficult for that thing to exist or do well.
  1. 1. ______ things are clearly different from each other in quality or type.
  2. 2. Something that is an ______ part of something is an essential part of that thing.
  3. 3. If you describe something as ______, you approve of it for its good or worthwhile qualities.
  4. 7. In linguistics, ______ means leaving out words rather than repeating them unnecessarily; for example, saying 'I want to go but I can't' instead of 'I want to go but I can't go'.
  5. 9. If you say that something is ______, you mean that it is clearly true and that nobody would disagree with it if they saw it or considered it.