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The Bluest Eye Vocabulary 1 Sentence Completion

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furtive
Crissy walked outside in a(n) _____ manner so that her parents would not see her.
fabricate
As a makeup artist, my job is to _____ an illusion of beauty to cover a person's blemishes.
acrid
After vomiting, Burt was left with a(n) ____ taste in his mouth that he washed away with mouthwash.
galvanize
Many non-profit organizations are trying to ____ citizens to protest new government regulations.
sadism
Psychoanalysts tend to regard ____ as arising from childhood abuse; after all, people become cruel when they are treated cruelly.
fraudulent
The guy standing in front of me at the bank tried to cash a(n) ____ check, which landed him in prison.
dissipate
After the rain began to _____, the sun came out from behind the clouds, and the children came out to play.
insolent
Because Betsy was _____ to the principal, she got suspended from school for three days.
martyr
The gay man became a(n) ____ when he lost his job after refusing to hide his sexual preference.
dirge
The legendary singer wrote a(n) _____ to perform at a memorial service for the victims of the terrorist attack.
myriad
In Las Vegas, it seems as if there are _____ casinos on every street.
ornery
No one can get along with my cousin because of his ____ disposition.
depraved
Convicted of the kidnap, rape and murder of young girls, Marc Dutroux, whose ______ crimes shocked Europe, faces life imprisonment.
tacit
Even though my boyfriend and I have never discussed it, we have a(n) _____ understanding that we aren't dating other people.
petulant
After being fired, Joshua behaved like a(n) _____ child and threw a major tantrum.
ameliorate
I took two Tylenol to _____ my headache.