corrigible (cor·ri·gi·ble) adj.
DEFINITION: capable of being set right, reformed or improved.
EXAMPLE OF CORRIGIBLE:
- There are corrigible lapses in the author’s grammar, but nothing that a good editor cannot readily fix.
SYNONYMS: correctable, fixable, remediable, redeemable, repairable
precocious [pre·co·cious] adj.
DEFINITION: 1. exceptionally early in development or occurrence 2. exhibiting mature qualities at an unusually early age
EXAMPLES OF PRECOCIOUS:
- She was a precocious child who could read before she went to school.
- A precocious musician, he was giving concerts when he was seven.
SYNONYMS: inopportune, early, premature, unreasonable, untimely
recuperate (re·cu·pe·rate) verb
DEFINITION: 1.to regain health after an illness 2. to bring back into use or currency
EXAMPLES OF RECUPERATE:
- Although she left the hospital two days after her operation, it took her a few weeks to fully recuperate.
- She took a day off to recuperate.
SYNONYMS: improve, get better, recover, convalesce
Goldberg: To Be Continued...