wordly wise book 8 lesson 15 ex sentences

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Ascertain

Ms. Jenckes sent Terry to *** the cause of the delay.

Chastise

A hundred years ago disruptive students were ***d with a cane.

Cull

Game wardens *** the deer herd when it grows too large for the food supply.

desist

Both sides must *** from shooting while their leaders meet to negotiate.

discredit

Mike was ***ed by his own actions.

encroach

We pruned the branches of the maple tree that ***ed on our property.

foreboding

It was with *** that we began to search for the missing child.

Humane

What is *** treatment for a horse with a broken leg?

irrational

As she approached the house, Candace felt an *** fear inside herself.

lurid

My parents will not give me permission to see that movie because of several *** scenes it contains.

perpetuate

The division of the country into sections for each religious group only ***s the hostility they feel toward each other.

restive

We grew *** as we awaited permission to return to our flooded house.

stamina

Jill claims that running five miles a day has built up her ***.

surveillance

Because the police believed the suspect would contact his sister, they placed her under round-the-clock ***.

chastise

It is embarrassing to be ***d in public.

defer

General Rankin ***red a decision on moving troops forward until he heard from his scouts.

defer

My uncle usually ***s to my aunt, who is a doctor, when someone in the family is sick.

deference

Our parents taught my brother and me to show *** to our elders.

discredit

New scientific evidence often ***s earlier theories.

lurid

The dense smog gave the rays of the setting sun a *** cast.

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