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PEE WORDS 2.0: The Wiz Word's Revenge
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Showing disinteresd & selfless concern for the well-being of others.
Because John is an _____ person, he has decided to spend 2 years volunteering in Africa.
To make something bigger or more powerful or to make it appear so
King aimed to _____ himself by spreading excessive rumors of his wealth and power among his subjects.
Marked by care and persistent effort
With your _____ attempt at learning Spanish, I think you will master the language in no time.
Unable to be changed
Although I tried to get the bank president to change his mind about giving me a loan, I finally realized his decision was _____.
Not capable of being reformed
Even after spending a year in jail, the young man remains ______ and I afraid of the law.
Licenses and eagerness; cheerful readiness
Boy jumped up and down with ____ as he inched closer to the candy story.
Lack of honesty
In a healthy relationship, both parties should favor truthfulness and not ___.
Using few words in a clever and effective way
On the back of the book there is a _____ blurb which is both clever and short.
Valedictorian delivered a _____ speech, contrast to the salutatorian's lengthy speech.
Belonging naturally; essential
Most mothers have this _____ need to protect their children at all cost.
Resisting control or restraint in a diffuse manner. Unruly
Because my nephew is _____ he often gets in trouble at school.
When the child molester was released from prison, he was treated like a _____ in his community.
Process of releasing, and providing relief from strong or repressed emotions.
Crying is a great ______ for releasing pain and anger.
Stubborn refusing to change ones opinion of a purse of action.
Despite the defendants apology, Judge was _____ and gave him 30 years.
Lacking in originality
Because the movies plot was _____, we knew exactly how the film would end.
Regularly found among certain people/area
Poisonous snakes must have come from another country because they are not _____ to our nation.
Excessively talkative on trivial matters.
Desperate for peace and quiet Amanda told the _____ man sitting next to her to shut up.
Make expressed or clear
Even if you cannot read, the pictures under the words will _____ the comics message.
Especially of something written or spoken briefly and clearly.
Everyone was happy when politician made ______ speech that did not take all evening.
Relevant to a subject under consideration
Because we were running out of time, our teacher asked us to limit our ?s to those _____ to today's lecture.
Hard to manage or control
The inexperienced teacher found the ______ students difficult to control.
Having an unnatural yellowish or pale skin color
Although Jeff said he felt fine, the tint of his _____ skin tone told me he was not feeling well.
Tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy
He had been _____ with finishing his project over thanksgiving break.
Understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest; recondite
Political debates tend to be ______ to those who understand limited amounts about the government.
A scene or state of uproar and confusion
There was a _____ in the courtroom about the decision.
Irrelevant or unrelated to the subject being dealt with.
One is obligated to wade through many passages of ______ material.
No longer fashionable; out of date.
Long shorts are ____ but short shorts are not.
(Of words or the person speaking them) fluent and valuable but insincere and shallow
She was careful not to let the answer sound too ____.
Wary and unwilling to take risks:
The officials were very ____ in their statements.
Hardly touching on a matter; peripheral
The reforms were _____ to efforts to maintain a basic standard of life.
Very old or old fashioned
Prisons can be run in a very ____ fashion.
deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources.
Her musical tastes are ____ compared to others.
People who think very highly of themselves.
Chad is so ______ that he refuses to friend anyone outside of his race.
Reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little.
My shy brother is _______ & rarely speaks in public.
Really bad or offensive.
Even though jack was told to behave in church, he was still ________ by talking loudly during the sermon.
After the economy soured, the president fired his ________ advisors.
Difficult to understand; obscure.
Some of the classic novels are too _______ for beginning readers to understand.
Acting w/o thinking- impulsive, sudden.
B/c James is 17, he tends to be ______ at times.
Dull or Boring.
When you present, please do not be an ______ speaker who makes everyone fall asleep!
Something that touches your emotions deeply.
Since my mother's death, looking at her pictures has become a very ______ experience for me.
Something that is slowly and secretly causing harm.
Carol created an ____ plot to steal her best friend's husband.
Always looking for faults; hard to please.
As the chef waited for the ______ critic to review his food, he tried to think of any dish he could have prepared better.
lacking liveliness; dull
Although the actress was nominated for several awards, she was still criticized for her ________ portrayal of the world leader
Just beginning to appear or develop
Because we caught the tumor while it was still ________ , the cancer did not have time to spread.
Not real or genuine
To win elections, politicians often make ______ promises to voters.
The _______ kitten walked slowly in front of the two big dogs.
Unrealistic and Impractical
Although Jack's plan for killing the giant was ________, it was the village's only hope.
Extremely dangerous and deadly and usually spreading very quickly
The firemen had to wear masks that would protect them from the _______ fumes.
False statement made to damage someone's reputation.
The editor refused to publish the _____ that could possibly destroy the politicians career.
Intelligent; showing good judgement.
In tornado warning, the _______ thing to do is take shelter immediately in the lowest level of your building.
a vile or depraved act.
The criminal was sentenced to life in prison for the acts of _________ he committed.
Small-town, non urban, backwoods, country
Because I grew up in an orphanage run by nuns, I have a very _________ outlook on life and tend to prefer the simple things.
offensive or vulgar humor.
Although I enjoy a good joke as much as the next person, _____ jokes about rape hold no humor for me.
having a smooth, flowing sound.
The actor has a _______ voice that could lull anyone into a deep sleep.
relating to the countryside.
The postcard image was beautiful and featured a ______ white house in a dark green pasture.
pertaining to the country or to country folk mostly through art and music.
When I looked at the artist's ________ paintings, I could clearly see the fields and trees in which he played as a child.
Everyone knows the ______ Mr. Smith never leaves his house without his Bible.
displaying little respect to a person, thing, or idea
When the knight did not bow before his queen, he acted in an _________ manner.
friendly and making you feel welcome
If you cannot be _________, then you should not invite people over for dinner.
Excessively submissive; overly obedient
The princess had _________ servants who showered her with attention.
very slow and relaxed
After a stressful day of work, I am going to enjoy a _______ walk through the quiet park.
very rude; not showing respect for other people
Even though Mary needed a new vacuum cleaner, the ________ attitude of the sales clerk made her decide to leave the store.
angry because of an unfair situation or someone's unfair behavior.
Because the teacher accused him of cheating, the boy became _________ and walked out of the classroom.
giving too much importance to details and formal rules
Sometimes, Jason is so _______ in writing the perfect paper that he forgets to properly manage his time.
friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to
People enjoy eating at that restaurant because the waitresses are always so ______.
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