Cheli's Final Words S1
Terms in this set (40)
(adj.) (of a route or journey) longer than the most direct way.
Mr. Cheli says that it annoys him when his family goes on __________ tangents and doesn't just simply say what they want.
(v.) to pass or spread through
In the movie, the ghost was able to ________ through physical objects like doors and walls.
(adj.) (especially of a woman) attractively lively and animated.
The ________ woman was likable because of her bubbly personality.
(v.) to provide relief; causing to feel better
Having friends by your side will ______ the worries of depression.
(n.) small portion
There was a ________ of pee.
(adj.) sincerely concerned about the well being of others; unselfish
The ___________ woman was a philanthropist for local charities and donated her valuable time for those in need.
(adj.) prone to doing kind and generous things
My ___________ neighbor gives out meals to the poor every Sunday.
(v.) to swing back and forth
The fan will ___________ back and forth.
(adj.) characterized by equity or fairness; just and right; fair
The __________ judge made a fair decision based on the fact and not biased opinions.
(v.) to reject something very strongly; hate
I _________ finals because they ruin the Holiday spirit and cause stress.
(adj.) having no clear shape or form
_____________ lumps of clay were magically transformed by a skilled potter's hands into works of art
(v.) actively break the terms of (a law, agreement, etc.)
Beware of making any distinctions which may ________ equality.
(n.) disagreement that leads to discord.
There is much __________ among the students who cannot agree on the new rules
(v.) to put (someone or something) in a lower or less important position, rank
After the lead actors had been repeatedly late for rehearsal, the director decided to _______ them to the chorus and replace them with their understudies.
(n.) a violation of the rules
One more _______ and Jason will be suspended from school.
(n.) an idea or belief that is false but many people think is true
Saying that Trump would make an amazing president would be quite the ________.
(n.) a statement that is obviously true and says nothing new or interesting.
Saying that Joesph Stalin was a horrible and greedy person is a _________.
(v.) to cause (something) to spread out and disappear
The clouds ___________ after the heavy rain and the sky became clear.
(v.) express strong disapproval or disagreement.
Many veterans often ____________ about the lack of medical benefits they receive.
(v.) strongly encourage or urge (someone) to do something.
As a dear friend, I am prone to ___________ you to eat well and exercise regularly so you will have a long life.
(adj.) requiring great strength or effort.
Hercules was herculean.
(v.) cause (an event or situation, typically one that is bad or undesirable) to happen suddenly, unexpectedly
The passing of the gun control bill may __________ a rapid increase in illegal gun sales.
(adj.) not honorable in character or purpose.
The _________ accountant was convicted of stealing money from his firm.
(adj.) (of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered.
After being fired, Joshua behaved like a __________ toddler and threw a major tantrum.
(v.) deny any responsibility or support for
The horrible parents _________ their child after he came out.
(n.) silly nonsense
After getting my wisdom teeth pulled, I couldn't stop my endless __________.
(n.) powerful greed; intense desire to hoard wealth
Motivated by __________, the employee stole thousands of dollars from the company vault.
(adj.) arrogantly superior and disdainful.
Some teachers who are full of themselves are considered _______.
(n.) an intense feeling of deep affection
I ___________ you.
(v.) to guess that something is true
When my next door neighbor's son ate four peanut butter sandwiches, I ____________ that he was hungry.
(v.) to exceed the limits of something
A good education will allow you to _________ many socioeconomic barriers.
(adj.) having a dirty appearance
Jenna's ___________ habits contrast greatly with her husband's need to keep everything neat and tidy.
(adj.) showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
While a smart woman, Cathy was a lousy editor who was not ___________ and lacked the ability to focus on details.
(adj.) very generous or forgiving; unselfish
Because she was kind and generous, the magnanimous queen was loved by all.
(adj.) attractive or appealing in appearance or character.
The politician's ____________ personality makes him appealing to young and old voters alike.
1. sparkling or shining brightly
2. remarkably witty
1. The ___________ sun was too bright too look up at
2. During the interview, the clever comedian came up with one ________ response after another.
(v.) someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
Because I am not an actor, I felt like I _______ on this acting class.
(ad.) lacking significance through having been overused; unoriginal and trite.
Too often used by young girls, the word "like" has become __________.
(n.) extreme poverty; barrenness, insufficiency
My uncle wasted his fortune and died in ________.
(adj.) difficult to interpret or understand; mysterious.
After I did a little research, the subject of metaphysics was no longer so ___________ to me.