Slaughter humour

Today’s vocabulary words are:

Here are some example sentences:

  • “I must say I find his schoolboy (= childish) humour rather tiresome.”
  • “What’s the use of theoretical knowledge that has no practical application?”
  • “He leaned forward to kiss her but she pulled back.”
  • “The old man, facing his death with such courage and dry humour, deserved respect.”
  • “Her eyes slowly adjusted to the dark.”
  • “We must find ways of reducing the slaughter which takes place on our roads (= death of many people in car accidents) every year.”