Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 5 Choosing the Right Word
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I now know that "Gulliver's Travels," far from being a "children's book," is a work of mature and ... satire.
The verbal sparring that took place between the two head coaches was ... across headlines nationwide.
You may regard her ideas as .., but I think that they reflect good thinking and sound values.
The rules of the club proved so ... that it was all but impossible to carry on business.
How easy it is for a nation to become trapped in an inflationary price rise;how difficult to ... itself from the upward spiral!
I didn't expect the play to be particularly stimulating, but I certainly never anticipated its overwhelmingly ... power.
Instead of brooding about past wrongs, I suggest that you declare a personal ... and start thinking about the future.
We had many talented players, but the ... behavior of a few individuals impaired our team spirit and led to a losing season.
Arriving at ... arrangements in human affairs often requires sound judgement, as well as good intentions.
Young people, tired of being controlled by parents, teachers, and others, often have a strong impulse to gain ...
Appointed by the Governor to be Commissioner of Investigations, she soon became the ... of dishonest and incompetent officials.
Some sadly misguided individuals seem to go through life trying to ... petty advantages from everyone they encounter.
Try placing sachets of ... herbs, such as lemons balm and lavender, inside your pillow if you suffer from insomnia.
The ... of plagiarism is on the rise in many schools as students cut and paste from essays they download from the Internet.
I intend to be guided by the simple ... that have proven their value over long periods of human experience.
Unabridged dictionaries often alert the reader to common mistakes in the use of a word by including brief ...
The newly elected judge ruled his courtroom with a king's ..., and no one dared to act in an unruly fashion.
Isn't it strange that the basic ideas that some economists regard as ... are rejected by others as absolutely false!
Today our intricate network of mass communications can ... news of national importance across the country in a matter of minutes.
The ghost of Hamlet's father whispered in ... tones the story of his tragic death.
Few things are more ... for a young person than an occasional painful reminder that life is not a bowl of cherries.
In spite of the tremendous sales of that novel, I found it to be mediocre and ... in every respect.
The popular self-help book teaches that material things are ..., while moral values are eternal.
Young people who consider themselves nonconformists often go to extremes in their determination to ... the conventions.
Officials who took bribes were indicted with no hope of an ...