Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 10 Choosing the right word
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The scholars who compiled the notes and _____ for my portable edition of Chaucer did a superb job of clarifying obscure or puzzling words and passages.
It was quite _____ that we met the studio owner, since she was looking for a new artist to feature in her gallery.
The crass and ____ conduct of those responsible for the scandal deserved public censure.
When my sister arrived at my tiny apartment with two very excited dogs, the place was thrown into absolute ____.
My sad story is that after working in the yard for three hours in the hot sun cleaning up the yard, I received the ____ sum of $5.50.
Only a genius could have converted such a ___ group of individuals, drawn from all walks of life, into a disciplined and efficient organization.
Instead of relying on facts and logic, she used all kinds of rhetorical tricks and slashing ___ to attack her opponent.
The proverb "Make haste slowly" endorses prudence- not ___.
Instead of that highly involved and ____ discussion of the nation's energy needs, why don't you simply tell us what we can do to help solve the problem?
The queen strode into the chamber and ____ commanded her subjects to be silent.
After working for a year at the same job, I was hoping that I had ____ enough vacation days to take a week of and travel to California.
This new book is a(n) ____ examination of our school system that may upset some of your most cherished ideas about higher education.
It is generally agreed that we urgently need more ____ methods of handling criminals, both for their own benefit and for that of the public.
Research shows that those who lead a _____ lifestyle are more prone to chronic medical conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes.
What good will it do you to ___ me so mercilessly when you know that I am flat broke?
To bear evils with ____ doesn't mean that you should make no effort to correct them.
The difficult stage part called for an actor to gradually change during the course of the play from a morose introvert to a(n) ___ charmer.
Although they claimed that their summary gave us the ____ of the resolution, the fact is that it omitted important details.
During the war, soldiers assigned to desk jobs were sometimes sarcastically called the "chair bound infantry" or the "____ commandos."
We appreciated the services her furnished ____, but we soon came to see that it would have been cheaper to pay for a really professional job.
I am convinced that some substantial advantages will surely ____ to me if I complete my college education.
His tone of voice was so ____ that I wasn't sure if he was asking me for a loan or demanding payment of tribute.
Scientists believe that everything in nature occurs in accordance with invariable laws and that nothing is truly ____.
He tried to make it appear that her was speaking in a friendly spirit, but I detected the ____ malice beneath his "harmless" remarks.
Why does Sam ____ whenever he has to write an essay?