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Frankenstein Vocabulary 1 Sentence Completion

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paroxysm
Bill punched the wall as a(n) _____ of anger escaped his lips.
ardent
As a(n) ______lover of nature, Philip plans at least two or three hiking vacations every year.
inexorable
Betty suspected her husband was cheating, but when she learned the _____ truth about his infidelity, she was truly heartbroken.
solicitude
In an act of _____, the members of the mosque banded together to raise money for their injured member.
indefatigable
The director of the homeless shelter is a(n) _____ woman who works almost eighteen hours every day, yet never tires.
cull
As part of the quality assurance team, Jim must _____ the defective items from the manufacturing line.
conciliate
Attempting to _____ the angry protesters, Bob held up his hands and urged everyone to take a deep breath.
harrowing
Waiting to learn about their missing daughter was a(n) ____ experience for the Smiths.
ardor
While Jane enjoyed spending time with John, she did not return the _____ he felt for her.
disconsolate
After the death of his father, Abraham took over the duties as the man of the house to support his _____ mother.
filial
In many cultures, adult children often care for their elders as part of their _____ responsibility.
predilection
Gregory often goes out to the marshlands with his binoculars to see red-winged blackbirds, so I assume he has a(n) _____ for bird-watching.
apathy
Because of voter _____, the government was concerned about the election turnout.
tyro
I suggest you read this book titled "Introduction to Computers" as it's perfect for a tech ______ like yourself.
repine
The soldiers _____ for their families when they are stationed overseas.
aver
Even though the country is in an economic crisis, the president will _____ the nation is doing well during his monthly address.
repugnance
Janet's _____ for melted cheese makes pizza very disgusting to her.
progeny
Because the billionaire bachelor did not have any _____, his entire estate went to charity when he died.