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Frankenstein Vocabulary 2 Sentence Completion

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respite
In most places, summer brings a much-needed _____ to teachers and students alike.
imbue
After the terrorist bombings, the government placed several of the country's flags at the site of the ruins to _____ patriotism.
repose
Everyone's life should have a balance: work and play, activity and _____.
chimera
My daughter believed that the dancing unicorn in her dreams was real, but it was only a(n) ____.
lassitude
After the long race, Jack experienced a feeling of ____.
asylum
When the escaped convict ran into the church, he hoped the priest would provide him ____ from the police.
precept
If everyone lived by the ____ of treating people how they would like to be treated, the world would be a wonderful place.
pertinacity
Even though they face many failures, doctors still search for cures with great _____.
salubrious
Rumor has it that the spring waters in our community are ____ and filled with healing oils.
vacillate
While King Henry was normally a good leader, he was rather indecisive and had the tendency to ____ when important decisions needed to be made.
assuage
In an effort to ___ angry customers, the store issued everyone a full refund.
encomium
Upon returning home, the war hero was greeted with ____ from the president.
perambulation
Our enjoyable ____ through the forest ended abruptly when we spotted a bear.
indelible
Harriet was dismayed to see that the red wine had left a(n) ___ stain on her best silk blouse.
placid
While the water may appear ___ right now, the waves were quite rough earlier.
amiable
Although Bob may seem like a(n) ___ guy because of his permanent smile, he really is not that kind once you get to know him.
imperial
If a member from a(n) ___ family approaches you, then your response should be to bow before them.
ignominy
Because she was given a dishonorable discharge from the military, Delores had no choice but to return home in ___.
verdant
When she meditates, Pauline goes to a place in her mind where she is surrounded by ___ pines, blue skies, and cool breezes.
odious
You must clean your cat's litter box regularly to avoid having a(n) ___ smell in your home.
conjecture
Why are you getting upset about something that is simply ____ and has not been proven?
exhortation
I listened to my doctor's ____ to eat more healthfully because I want to live a long life.
hovel
Sadly, the homeless man lived in the abandoned ____ near the bridge.
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