Meaning: something that adds to your comfort, causes little trouble, or is easy to use, do, or reach.
Usage: to talk about something that makes your life easier.
Example: If you live close to your school, that’s convenient–it’s very easy to get there and get home.
Example: You can come whenever it is convenient for you.
Example: There wasn’t a convenient place for students to put their school bags in the new classroom.
Meaning: a great amount of something, or in other words an incredible number of something.
Usage: to describe something that exists in large amounts that are more than what’s needed.
Example: Australia produces abundant quantities and nearly all varieties of fruits.
Example: The USA is abundant in natural resources.
Example: There is abundant evidence that cars have a harmful effect on the environment.
Meaning: something that is strong, doesn’t take damage and/or is able to recover from damage quickly.
Usage: to describe people or things that don’t get affected or damaged easily.
Example: A resilient person will not be hurt by insults.
Example: Jeff faced many hardships in life, but he always found a way to be resilient.
Example: The community was highly spirited and resilient despite a typhoon disaster.
Meaning: to walk in a heavy, exhausted way.
Usage: to describe walking heavily and firmly, when tired, or through mud.
Example: Despite three days without food or rest, the weary soldiers continue to trudge over the battlefield.
Example: Hoping to find help, the exhausted teens trudge through the woods.
Example: Long before school buses were created, students would trudge for miles to get an education.
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