Vocabulary Workshop - Unit 11 - Sentences
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Two of the youngsters acted as ___ while a third tried to swip a few apples from the unguarded bin.
Having grown up in a ___ where children were supposed to be "seen and not heard," my grandfather finds it hard to understand the more outspoken behavior of your people today.
Without trying to ___ deeply into the reasons for their conduct, just describe accurately what they did.
Giving up your bus seat to a pretty girl is showing off, but giving it up to a tired old lady is true ___.
Some people will never do the ___thing when it is possible to behave in an unusual or shocking way.
When the American people learned of the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941, they realized that war must ___.
Although I know I should have written long before now, I hope you will accept my ___ thanks for the beautiful gift you sent me.
In spite of all that has been reported about pollution, some people still do not grasp its ___ effects on the environment.
After many years of public service, she has a splendid record without the slightest ___ of wrongdoing.
We all know that our coach is strict, but can you ___ a single instance in which he has been unfair?
When we were upset and confused, it was only your ___ advice that prevented us from doing somethingfoolish.
As my friend became older, the ___ in his behavior grew stranger and more difficult to deal with.
After our bitter quarrel, my brother tried to ___ me by offfering to lend me his bicycle.
After seven owners had made additions to the house, all in different styles, the building looked so ___ that no one would buy it.
He ___ us with food, drink, and endless stories of his seafaring days.
I don't like listening to two people quarrel, but I like even less being the person to ___ their disagreements.
A good supervisor is one who can be firm and efficient without giving the impression of being ___.
A good teacher can gve you knowledge and skills, but no teacher can ___ the wisdom that comes only with experience.
His devil-may-care attitiude toward his job eventually earned him quite a reputation for being ___ and unreliable.
"In that smart new outfit,you look as ___ and stylish as a model," I said to my sister.