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Vocab Level H Unit 14
Terms in this set (60)
The decision by the local government to (supervene, cull) the white tailed deer population this autumn is controversial and has incited protests
Because the original article was too long for our needs, we published it in a somewhat (coalesced, truncated) form
We must not close our eyes to the flagrant (disparities, contretemps) between what our society aspires to be and what it actually is
How do you expect to deal with the inevitable problems of life if you raise every (repartee, contretemps) to the level of a major tragedy?
Our purpose is to help people in trouble, not to _____ out justice like a court of law.
After the noisy excitement of the big party, the eerie silence that suddenly _____ seemed natural and difficult to accept.
They possess the kind of unshakable _____ that not only precludes lying but also requires them to express the truth, no matter what.
Although the author's conclusions are open to debate, the scholarship upon which they are based is _____.
How can we continue to live in this _____ atmosphere of suspicion and hatred?
Though her career in the movies had many ups and downs over the years, it reached its _____ when she won an Academy Award.
I hate to _____ with you over the cost of a few gallons of gasoline, but I have to because I don't have a dime to spare.
The report was not an impartial assessment of the problems we face; it was a intemperate _____.
Does "artistic freedom" justify the making of a movie that is deliberately vulgar and _____ in the hope of cashing in at the box office?
Although the premier enjoyed all the _____ of high office, in practice he was merely a figurehead who wielded very little power.
From the vast mass of unsolicited manuscripts, the editor _____ the few that might be considered for publication.
It was absolutely impossible to follow the _____ of the man's tortuous reasoning as he desperately tried to prove his point.
Their respective talents seemed to _____ so that they developed into a well-rounded and highly productive team.
Five minutes after arriving at the dance, I upset the punch bowl--the first of many _____ that made the evening a nightmare.
True, you did reply to the wisecrack, but I hardly regard "Sez you!" as an outstanding example of devastating _____.
Problems such as overcrowding, traffic congestion, and air pollution are more common in big cities than they are in less _____ areas.
_____ of your remarks on the probable effect of the law, may I quote from the column of a well-known political commentator?
The lower end of the ridge had been somewhat _____ by the action of global erosion many thousands of years ago.
There are so many _____ elements in her personality that I find it difficult to tell you what kind of person she is.
You can't hope to hold a fruitful conversation if you are so _____ that you issue pronouncements instead of offering opinions.
synonym of- zenith
synonym of- rectitude
synonym of- squabble
synonym of- ensued
synonym of- wanton
synonym of- verbal sparring
synonym of- gleaned
synonym of- curtail
synonym of- toxic
synonym of- complication
antonym of- questionable
antonym of- dull dialogue
antonym of- nadir
antonym of- simplicity
antonym of- chaste
the reporter assured her boss that the charges contained in her story were based on information form a(n) (unimpeachable, noxious) source
we expected a simple explanation but what we got was an involved rationalization full of all kinds of strange (contretemps, convolutions)
even the most relentless investigations by our political opponents could uncover no evidence that challenged our reputation for (dogmatism, probity)
unless the various factions put aside their differences and (coalesce, supervene) into a unified force, we will get nowhere
i agree that it is a very good book, but it is a gross exaggeration to say that it represents the (apogee, convolution) of the development of the american novel
what they described as a new spirit of freedom and vigorous originality seemed to say it represents the (accoutrements, licentiousness)
i have neither the time nor the inclination to plough through those long, dreary books in the hope of (meting, culling) a few interesting passages
if you are to get along in polite society you must learn that a remark that is factually true is not necessarily (apropos, populous)
when we least expected it, a crucial event (coalesced, supervened) that changed the outcome of our project
i had hoped for some understanding and generosity of spirit, not this endless (bickering, repartee) over petty details
instead of taking a fresh look at the situation, they were satisfied to refute their opponents by repeating old and weay (polemics, accoutrements)
los angeles supplanted chicago as the second most (populous, unimpeachable) city in the US
(repartee, supervention) has been likened to a sort of verbal fencing with the more skillful contestants driving home their weapons for the kill
we are all imperfect creatures, and none of us has been divinely ordained to (cull, mete) out punishment to toehrs for their transgressions
the route of the army's retreat was littered with the discarded (polemics, accoutrements) of war
from the roots of ancient prejudices those grew the (disparate, noxious) plants of racial and religious hatreds
after a long silence and when everyone was sufficiently uncomfortable she announced (accoutrements, apropos) of nothing that they were to be married the next weekend
abraham lincoln warned that the (convolutions, dogmas) of the quiet past were inadequate to the needs of the stormy present
the last hours of the road trip no soundtrack as the three small children (bickered, supervened) so incessantly that not even a passing fire truck could be heard
unfortunately there will always be a lawmaker accused of (unimpeachable, licentious) conduct, and there will always be a journalist happy to report
mathematicians and students (truncate, mete) the infinite digits of pi
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