Vocabulary Workshop Level C Unit 10 Completing the Sentence

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personable

Although the salesclerk didn't seem to know the stock very well, he was so pleasant and ________________ that we were very glad to have him serving us.

curt

I don't expect long explanations, but why must his answers to my questions be so _____________?

upbraids

Every time I go to the dentist, she ______________ me for eating things that are bad for my teeth.

scoffed

Before you make fun of my new automatic back scratcher, remember how people _______________ at Edison and the Wright brothers.

ferret

It is the job of a gossip columnist to _____________ out the "secrets of the starts."

whimsical

Although I have read 'Peter Pan' many times, the _______________ characters and imaginative story never fail to amuse me.

engrossed

The project I am working on ________________ me so thoroughly that I forgot to stop for lunch.

transition

During the twentieth century, many countries in Africa and Asia made the ________________ from colonial status to national independence.

habituated

Her early years on her family's farm ________________ her to long hours and har manual labor.

dexterous

The _________________ fingers of the great violinst were guided by his deep understanding of the music.

entails

Before applying for that job, you should know that it ____________ the use of a computer.

barter

At a well-known theater in Virginia, playgoers could ______________ various kinds of food for the price of admission.

devise

The purpose of this meeting is to _____________ a plan for encouraging recycling in our community.

vex

You should try not to allow petty annoyances to ____________ you so much.

impending

One doesn't have to be a weather specialist to know that a darkening sky is a sign of a(n) ________________ storm.

trepidation

When I think of all the things that could go wrong, I view the task ahead with great _________________.

rue

I assure you that you will ___________ the day you challenges us to a jogging contest.

veritable

Since the artist seems to have known everyone of importance in her time, her diaries read like a(n) _______________ 'Who's who' of the period.

vitality

During those difficult year, the state was in the hands of a do-nothing administration completely lacking in _________________ and direction.

accorded

The firefighters who made that daring rescue from a burning building fully deserve all the honors ___________________ them.

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