Unit 9 English Vocab

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The teacher decided to _____a corner of the classroom for an exhibition of student science projects

sophomoric

Some of my friends are mentally rather mature for their age; others are of a decidedly _____turn of mind

chastise

The Bible tells us that the Lord will _______the wicked, but our student dean is tyring very hard to help out

poignant

nothing can arouse ______memories of long ago and far away like an old, well loved song

exult

General Grant accepted Lee's surrender with a quiet dignity, refusing to _______over the defeat of a worthy foe

deviate

if you wish to recover quickly, you must not_____in the slightest from the doctors instructions

emaciated

remembering my old friend as a robust 200 pounder, I was shocked to see how _____he had become during his long illness

palatable

my travels have shown me that many exotic foods I once considered disgusting are really quite _____

assiduous

if you were as ______ in studying foreign affairs as you are in memorizing batting averages you would have known how to reply to her comments on the situation in the Middle East

omnipotent

Under the American system of seperation of powers, no governmtn official or agency can every become _________

inkling

as the speakers voice droned on endlessly in the hot, crowded room, i suddenly realized that I hadn't the slightest ______of what he was saying

Rancor

______is never so bitter as when it arises amoung people who were once close friends

indemnity

there can be no _______for the pain and suffering that your carelessness has caused me

ardent

when he told me that he was reading huckleberry Finn for the 9th time i realized that he was indeed an _______ admirer of the novel

gnarled

we were fascinated to see the consummate grace and skill with which the _______hands of the old carpenter manipulated his tools

copious

friends and relatives can be counted on the give_____amounts of advice on child rearing to the parents of a new baby

brash

wasn't it rather _____of you to offer the soccer coach adivse on your very first day as a candidate for the team

spontaneous

how can you say that the audiences reaction was ___when the director help up a sign reading "Applause"

limpid

somewhere in a ____-pool in the canadian rockies is the large trout that will someday grace the wall of my den

capricious

far from being ____-the directors casting choices were based on a solid appreciation of each actors abilities and limitations

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