Using Music To Learn Vocabulary is back with its 8th installment!
1. Cadaverous — “Generator ^ Second Floor” by Freelance Whales
Cadaverous means resembling a corpse (cadaver) by being pale, thin, bony, or ghostly.
2. Ferine, Moribund, Salutary, Mongrel, and Pariah — “Authentic Pyrrhic Remission” by Of Montreal
Ferine means wild and menacing, moribund is dying, salutary means beneficial, a mongrel is a mutt, and a pariah is an outcast.
3. Vagabond — “No More Home, No More Love” by Soko
A vagabond is a person who moves from place to place with no home or job, a nomad.
4. Art Nouveau — “It’s Now” by Imperial Teen
Art Nouveau is a style of art and architecture popular in 1890-1910, characterized by natural forms and flowery curving movement.
5. Ephemeral and Tendrils — “Endless Summer” by The Jezabels
Ephemeral means short-lived and a tendril is a twisting, thread-like structure.