GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings

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GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings

affectionate

My cousin took my hand and gave it an _________________squeeze.

appealed

Three students ______________for more time to finish the work.

appeal

This very funny movie will ____________to children of all ages.

appeal

The letter contained an ____________for money to provide shelters for the homeless.

appeal

Neither the liver and onions nor the meatloaf had much _____________.

clasped

The dancers ______________hands and circled the maypole.

clasp

The nurse gently removed the doll from the toddler's _______________.

clasp

The necklace has a ________in the shape of a snake biting its tail.

conspicuous

His great height made him ______________in any crowd.

contributes

Exercise ______________greatly to good health.

contribution

The museum sent a thank-you note for the fifty -dollar ________________.

contributors

________________to the new theater received free tickets for opening night.

declaration

The ________________ read by the mayor stated that November was bicycle safety month.

eloquent

Anne Frank's ______________diary often moves readers to tears.

eloquence

Dr. Martin Luther King's _______________made him the obvious choice to lead the 1960's Civil Rights Movement.

exhibited

Local artists ________________their paintings at the library.

exhibit

The most interesting _________________in the museum was the dinosaur skeleton.

exhibition

Tickets for the _______________of early automobiles go on sale next week.

ferry

The ____________will go out of service when the new bridge opens.

ferried

The boat owner who ________________us across the lake would not accept payment.

immigrants

Many polish _______________settled in Chicago.

lofty

____________elm trees provided welcome shade on many American streets.

lofty

Ending world hunger in our lifetime is a ___________goal.

lofty

The _____________way the diner spoke to the waiter made me feel uncomfortable.

pedestal

After communism collapsed in Russia, hardly a statue of Stalin was left standing on its ___________________.

persecuted

The Kurds of northern Iraq were _____________by the Iraqi rulers for wanting their own state.

persecution

Hitler's _________________of the Jews led to the murder of millions of innocent people.

poverty

The food stamp program was started to help feed American families living in ________________.

unveiled

The president of the American Red Cross ___________the portrait of its founder, Clara Barton.

unveil

The police chief will ______________a plan to reduce street crime at today's meeting.

To persecute someone is to

treat the person badly.

If something has appeal,

it has the power to attract.

To unveil something is to

reveal it for the first time.

Poverty is

the state of being poor.

To speak in a lofty manner

is to show a too-proud attitude.

An exhibit is

a public showing.

Eloquence is

skill at speaking or writing.

To clasp something is to

hold it tightly.

To appeal to someone is to

ask that person for help.

A contribution is

something that is given.

immigrants

My parents were (people who left their own country to come) to the United States.

ferry

The (boat that carries people across the river) leaves every hour on the hour.

pedestal

The sundial, together with the (base on which it stands), costs two hundred dollars.

unveiled

There was a burst of applause when the artist (removed the covering from) her painting.

declaration

The president's (public statement) that the factory would not be closing was welcome news to the townspeople.

appeal

A heavy dessert would not (be of interest) to me after that big turkey dinner.

contributed

The generosity of the audience (was one of the things that led) to the sucess of the auction.

eloquence

The (noble-sounding words) of Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" made a deep impression on me.

conspicuous

Their unusual way of dressing makes them (stand out from those around them) in a crowd.

affection

I have nothing but (fond and tender feelings) for you all.

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