Vocabulary lesson 96

profound (adj.) (of a state, quality, or emotion) very great or intense.
- discoveries which had a profound effect on many areas of medicine
dreary (adj.) dull, bleak, and lifeless; depressing.
- a dreary little town in the Midwest
investigate (v.) to study or examine something carefully to find out the truth about it.
- The United Nations also pressed Israel to investigate the Red Cross allegations.
priceless (adj.) so precious that its value cannot be determined
- I've read this tale a few times now and it always provides priceless inspiration.
contemporary (adj) modern, or relating to the present time.
- Only the names are ancient; the characters are modern and contemporary.

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