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English Vocabulary 16 Words in Context

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I was ______________________ when I said that she had spinach on her tooth.
Discreet
Students who do not try to accomplish their work ______________________ me so that I sometimes lose my temper with them.
Infuriate
Many teenage girls are _______________ because they'll drop a boyfriend to go with someone who is better looking.
Fickle
The news that Disney stock is improving could be ___________________ to me because I have a thousand shares. .
Advantageous
Due to the ___________________ look on the girl's face, I asked if she disliked me.
Contemptous
It is my motto to _________________________ those who use drugs since I do not use them.
Shun
Since the students in the hallway were being _______________________, my class could not concentrate.
Boisterous
My best friend, who had won the lottery, seemed very ______________________; he did not appear to be at all excited.
Nonchalant
Upon arriving at school I received the ________________news that my best friend would be moving to another state soon.
Woeful
I thought that Jason was quite _______________________ when he put his hand in the Bengal tiger's mouth.
Dauntless