GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings

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GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings

admonished

Resue workers __________us to stay away from the flooding river.

admonition

We remembered our parents' ___________to stay close to shore while swimming.

aghast

We were ___________at the photographs of starving children in Africa.

annihilated

General Custer's army of over 200 men was __________at the battle of Little Bighorn in 1876.

benefactors

People who donated more than $100 were listed as ______________of the library.

bestow

An Academy Award is the highest honor Hollywood can _________on a film.

devious

The climbers followed a _____________route up the mountain.

devious

The _____________scheme was intended to take advantage of vulnerable people.

devoid

Although he had experienced great misfortune, he was _________of bitterness.

heed

I hope you will __________my advice.

heed

Pay __________to the teacher's instructions before you begin the test.

heedful

___________of the fog, I drove slowly.

heedless

They went ahead with their plans, __________of our objections.

mortal

Achilles, a hero in Greek mythology, had a goddess for a mother and a mortal for a father.

mortal

Being ___________, he accepted the fact that one day he would die.

mortal

India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi received a __________wound delivered by an assassin in 1984.

mortal

My friend wouldn't go into the reptile house because he has a ___________fear of snakes.

mused

I __________over whether to sell the house.

pioneered

Isadora Duncan ___________modern dance.

plague

Those Londoners who could afford it fled to the country to escape the great __________of 1665.

plague

A ________of locusts destroyed the crops.

plagued

After the tryouts, I was _________by doubts that I would make the varsity team.

subsided

After the rain stopped, the floodwaters gradually _____________.

unwitting

I tried to ignore the ________insult, but his comment hurt me just the same.

wrath

It says in the Bible that envy and _________shorten life.

wrathful

In Homer's story of the Trojan War, a ________Achilles seeks revenge on the killer of his friend Patroclus.

A mortal wound

is one that causes death.

A benefactor is someone who

helps with gifts of money.

An unwitting insult is

one that is unintended.

A devious path is one that

twists and turns.

To be aghast is to be

shocked.

To subside is to

sink to a lower level.

To be wrathful is to

be very angry.

To pioneer is to

open the way for others.

To admonish someone is to

criticize that person.

To be heedless of something

is to fail to pay attention to it.

mortals

"Lord, what fools these (human beings) be," says Shakespeare's Puck.

plague

Drug-related violence is (cause of much suffering) that began to spread rapidly in the 1970s.

annihilated

Homestead Air Force Base in Florida was almost (reduced to ruins) in 1922 by Hurricane Andrew.

pioneer

Elizabeth Blackwell was a (person who opened the way for others) in the field of medical education for women.

heed

Anyone tempted to smoke should (pay close attention to) the warnings printed on cigarette packages.

devious

I avoid doing business with him because I think he is (not honest in his dealings with others).

devoid

As far as we know, Mars is (totally lacking in any form) of life.

wrath

In ancient times, people believed that a volcano's eruption was caused by the (terrible anger) of the gods.

mused

Two children are easier to care for than one, he (thought quietly to himself).

admonition

We obeyed the park ranger's (instruction that warned us) to be careful with matches while in the woods.

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