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Vocab 1-3 Review Completing the Sentence

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When the lightning struck, electricity__________________ throughout his body.

diffused
fabricated
jeered
diffused
The senators reached a __________________________ in which neither side was gaining ground on the issue, so we decided to adjourn for the day and begin again the next.

dissent
unbridled
deadlock
deadlocked
No one could have imagined that the court jester would be the one to try to ________________________ the throne, but he was scheming for years behind the scenes.

feint
eminent
usurp
usurp
It is not nice to ______________________ one of your classmates when he or she gets an answer wrong.


dissent
feint
tantalize
jeer
jeer
Sometimes the homeless and other ___________________ have mental disorders, which prevent them from living normal lives and holding normal jobs.

dissenters
paupers
mauraders
paupers
It would not be uncharacteristic for my brother to ______________________ a lie and blame me for breaking something that he actually broke himself.

fortify
tantalize
fabricate
compensate
fabricate
When a wild animal is around, sometimes it is best to stand ______________________ and not act like you are scared or panick.

unbridled
unflinching
erratic
unflinching
We waited for the principal to write an official _________________ on her disagreement with our argument to allow bookbags in school.

debris
feint
dissent
admonishment
dissent
After the train wreck, it took several weeks to clean up all of the ______________________ and spilled chemicals.

debris
dilemmas
muddle
debris
Her ______________________ ambition for gaining power in the company led to her making illegal deals with other businessmen.

commandeer
unbridled
alien
opinionated
unbridled
His _________________ driving made him easy to spot during the high speed car chase.

muddled
erratic
feint
terse
erratic
Carl had been boxing long enough to know never to fall for a ___________________ of a right hook when his opponent was really throwing a left.

feint
muddle
rift
semblance
feint
Though I love to sleep, the smell of sizzling bacon and fresh biscuits ___________________________ me enough to make me get out of bed.

salvages
tantalizes
fortifies
exorcises
tantalizes
Sobbing, I begged for her forgiveness, but she coldly replied with a _________________ "no."

commandeered
unbridled
terse
irate
terse
During his retirement dinner, the ______________________ scientist thanked everyone who helped him during his illustrious career.

illegible
surmounting
eminent
eminent
I never should have asked for her advice on the situation. She was way too ___________________________ to be a fair judge.

opinionated
abridged
fortified
eminent
opinionated
I felt that a measly $5 for shoveling the long driveway was not fair _________________________________ for all of my time and hard work.

subjugate
dilemma
breach
compensation
compensation
The storm was brewing in a distance, and we could see _______________________ flashes of lightning.


diffuse
salvage
spasmodic
abridged
spasmodic