GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 17 - Applying the Meanings

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GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 17 - Applying the Meanings

corrode

Exposure to the weather can ____________unprotected metal surfaces.

corrosion

Metal bridges must be painted frequently to prevent ______________.

debris

________from buildings damaged by the hurricane littered the streets.

debris

It took city workers all day to clean up the _______________from the rock concert held in the park.

elated

The _____________winners jumped up and down.

elation

The news that she had won a Nobel prize was greeted with _______________by members of her family.

exploits

The spy wrote a book about her _____________.

exploit

Unions try to protect workers from employers who might ______________ them.

leeway

The wide channel gives boats entering the harbor plenty of _______________.

miniature

A ________________railroad for young children ran through the park.

miniature

This _________________of a 1922 car is only six inches long but is complete in every exterior detail.

miniature

The locket holds a ________________of the poet's great-grandmother.

mobile

The actors travel with a _____________set when the play goes on tour.

onset

The ____________of the school year is a time for new clothes and supplies.

ooze

Our feet sank into the ___________as we waded across the shallow pond.

oozed

Sap _________from the deep gash in the trunk of the tree.

pathetic

The newly arrived refugees told a ___________story of persecution by their tyrannical rulers.

pathetic

The team's performance so far this season has been _______________.

preliminary

The band director made a few _______________remarks before the concert began.

quest

The expedition set out on a ____________for the lost treasure of Montezuma.

restrain

The catcher tried to _______________the angry batter, but a brawl quickly erupted.

restraint

You showed great ____________in not defending yourself when you were unfairly attacked.

restraint

The child wriggled out of the ________and ran after the ball.

salvage

___________what you can from the wreckage.

salvage

Goods from the burned building were sold off cheaply as _______________.

scoured

Workers ____________the pots and pans until they gleamed.

scoured

Detectives ___________the area but failed to find any clues.

To be elated

is to be overjoyed.

Salvage from a flood

is property saved from destruction.

To exploit someone is to

take unfair advantage of that person.

A miniature is

a small model of a larger object.

Debris is

broken remains scattered about.

A mobile is

a work of art that moves.

Restraint is

keeping oneself under control.

A quest for something is

a search for it.

Corrosion is

a gradual wearing away.

A pathetic account

is one that arouses pity.

debris

Volunteers agreed to pick up the (garbage scattered on the ground) after the Fourth of July picnic.

salvage

This is all we managed to (save from destruction) when the house flooded.

oozing

I saw oil (leaking slowly) from the crack in the pipe.

exploit

Grandmother's latest (act of daring) was skydiving on her seventieth birthday.

preliminary

These reports are (still in the early stages) and may have to be revised later.

miniature

The locket contained a (very small picture) of Abigail Adams.

pathetic

"You are (held in very low estem)," she sneered when she found out he had lied to her.

restraint

The dog's (harness that is intended to hold it back) is made of heavy nylon straps.

onset

At the (first sign) of a cold, I take to my bed and get plenty of rest.

leeway

We have to be at the airport in an hour, which gives us very little (time do do anything else).

scour

(Thoroughly clean) the pots with steel wool until they shine.

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