← GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 1 - 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 avid _____________for the attention of their baby sitter, the children shouted and tumbled about on the floor. avid Marcia is an ___________skier who spends each weekend on the slopes. brusque The lawyer's _______________questioning intimidated the witness. brusqueness With a ____________unlike her, Melanie ended the phone conversation. concise "Speed Kills" is a ___________way of warning drivers of the danger of going too fast. demean Don't ______________yourself by denying what everyone knows to be true. demeaning June felt that being scolded in front of her friends was _______________. despicable Stealing from the class treasury was a ____________thing to do. emulate Musicians around the world have tried to _____________Louis Armstrong's soulful trumpet playing. evoked After the oil spill, the governor's appeal for the clean-up volunteers ______________a huge response from people in the state. evoked The tinkling notes from the music box ______________for me the carefree joys of childhood. evocative The costumes and music of the film were _____________of Paris in the 1920s. excruciating The ointment soothed the _____________burn on Ronald's arm. inaugurated Presidents of the United States are ____________in January following the November election. inaugurated On Tuesday, Mayor Ovalles _____________a free vaccination program for all children under five living in the city. inauguration Governor Maitland was at her desk within hours of her ______________. pervades Laughter ___________the house whenever Aunt Sara visits us. pervasive Every Friday afternoon, the ______________odor of disinfectant fills the halls as the cleaning crew mops the floors. proprietors The _______________of the downtown shops planned a sidewalk sale for the first weekend in June. pseudonym Female British authors of the nineteenth century often had to use a male ____________in order to get their books published. rebuffed The owners _____________all attempts to take over their successful computer company. rebuff Although the men in the Alamo were determined to _____________Santa Ana's forces, in the end they were defeated. rebuff Caroline's offer to Fred to patch up their quarrel met with a _____________. rebuff After a storm delayed their start, the climbers experienced another __________when a rock slide shut down one of the trails. resilient After slipping to third place, the Red Sox were _____________enough to regain first place. resilient A wool sweater is more ______________after washing than a cotton one. resilience Steven's body showed great _______________after the chemotherapy treatment. resilience Tennis balls lose ______________after three or four sets of vigorous play. turbulent My brother and I tried our best to stay calm during the ________________period of our parents' divorce. turbulent Such a ______________sea prevented all boats from leaving the harbor. turbulence The _____________of the 1960s included peace marches, civil rights protests and assassinations. turbulence The "Fasten Your Seatbelts" sign flashed on when the plan encountered ______________. To inaugurate someone is to install that person in office. To be avid is to have a strong desire for something. To pervade something is to spread througout it. A despicable comment is one that deserves contempt. Something that is resilient returns to its original shape. A brusque remark is one that is abrupt in manner. A pseudonym is a fictitious name. To emulate someone is to try to imitate that person. An evocative poem has the abililty to bring back feelings. To rebuff someone is to reject that person. excruciating The swelling in Denise's ankle was (so painful that she could hardly stand it). brusqueness From Mrs. Hernandez's (abrupt manner), the students understood immediately that something was wrong. turbulent The 1930's was a (very disturbed and agitated) decade in European history. demean When the lawyer attempted to (harm the reputation of) the witness by calling her a liar, the judge intervened. proprietor Who is the (person with the legal right to the ownership) of the furniture business? rebuffed Without any explanation, Emi (bluntly rejected) Brandon's offer to help change the tire. avid Uncle Joshua used to be an (eager and enthusiastic) fan of the Cleveland Browns until they decided to move to Baltimore. resilient A worker needs to be (able to recover quickly from misfortune) in order to survive in these difficult times. inauguration The (installation into office) of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a justice of the Supreme Court occurred in 1993. concise Ernest Hemingway wrote in a style that was (short and to the point).