← GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 13 - Applying the Meanings Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All arduous Frequent sandstorms made the ___________trek across the Sahara Desert even more difficult. canny A _______businessperson can make a profit even in the worst of times. climax Slugger Norris's winning home run in the World Series was a terrific ________ to the season. endorsed The bank teller wouldn't cash my check until I had ________ it. endorse Some well-known athletes are paid millions of dollars to ____________products on television. exuberant Our friends gave us an ______________welcome at the airport. exuberance The steady rain could not dampen the ______________of fans gathered for the rock festival. intrepid The ___________astronauts brought their crippled Apollo 13 spacecraft safely back to earth. kindled A spark from the wood stove _________some oily rags and started the fire. kindled The museum's exhibition of Navaho pottery ____________my interest in the Southwest. kindling There were plenty of dry twigs to provide ___________for the campfire. lucrative I invested some of the money I had inherited in what sounded like a __________ deal. mentor As president of the college she founded, Mary McLeod Bethune was a __________ to many young black women. obsession Finishing her second novel has become an ____________with her and leaves her little time for other activities. personable The hotel's ___________staff made our stay a pleasant one. proficient All the mechanics in this garage are ______________in car repairing. proficiency My cousin's ______________in Japanese enabled her to make many friends in Tokyo. scanty After a ___________meal of a bread roll and an apple, we continued our journey. straits When both parents lost their jobs, the family was in desperate ___________. strait The ______of Gibraltar connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. zest Learning to scuba dive added ____________to our Caribbean vacation. zestful During the second week of my new exercise program, I woke each day feeling ____________ and ready for a five-mile run. An obsession is an idea that takes over one's mind. A canny person is one who seldom makes mistakes. An arduous task is one that is difficult. To endorse something is to sign the back of it. A strait is a narrow channel of water. Kindling is wood used to start a fire. A mentor is a wise teacher. Zest is keen enjoyment. If something is scanty, it is in short supply. Exuberance is a state of excitement. kindled Getting a telescope (got me excited and stirred up) my interest in astronomy. proficiency In this course, students must demonstrate (that they have reached a certain level of skill) in both drawing and painting. intrepid Firefighters need to be (unafraid of physical danger) but cannot take foolish risks. scanty This year's citrus crop will be (much smaller than usual) because of the frost damage in Florida. climax The (greatest event) of Navratilova's career was her ninth Wimbledon singles victory in 1990. mentor My mother is (a trusted friend and wise adviser) to several young ballerinas. lucrative Terry's part-time baked-good business turned out to be quite (rewarding in a financial way). personable The new television announcer is extremely (pleasing both in manner and appearance). strait What is the name of the (narrow body of water) that separates Spain from North Africa? endorse Will the students' parents (give their support to) the proposal to do away with the sports program?