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English Final Study Guide Sentences
Terms in this set (100)
an extremely large number
On a clear night in Alaska the ski if filled with a _________________ of stars.
Jane said she had a ________________ of things to do to get ready for the party.
a deep opening in the earth's surface; a gorge; differences of opinion, interests, loyalties
The Grand Canyon is a giant ____________________ and a major tourist attraction.
There was a _______________ of difference between their attitudes of what a marriage should consist of.
We crossed the huge ___________ on a flimsy rope bridge.
unreal reflection; an optical illusion
Her beauty was mostly a __________________ created by the art of cosmetics.
The _________________ of the lake was a welcome sight to the parched desert traveler until he bent down to take a drink and got a mouthful of sand.
i couldn't figure out how my little sister overheard my conversation with my friend until I realized that the door was slightly _________________.
When the policy carefully examined the crime scene, they found a window had been left _______________.
to seek,attain or achieve a goal
Tim __________________ to be the valedictorian of his class at graduation and studied hard to reach his goal.
Nancy _______________ to be a great singer, but she didn't have a good voice.
to engage in combat or competition; any combat suggestive of a joust
It was a ___________________ match to the death between Sir Lancelot and the black knight.
Running and enjoying the competition, Bill and Harry _____________ each other playfully.
asleep or inactive
Bears hibernate in caves and remain _________________ throughout the winter.
Jim's talent for playing the french horn had been _______________ for so long that he lost ability to play.
to belittle, say uncomplimentary things; to put down
Jealousy made Ellen make many _________________ remarks about Rachel's prom dress.
Pete was told his behavior would ______________ the whole team's efforts.
to exclude from a group; to shun
Andre felt ______________ by her former group of friends after she transferred back to her old high school.
often changing for no reason; not loyal or consisten
The summer weather is very ___________, each morning the sun shines but when you are ready to play outdoors, it starts raining.
Susan was so _____________ that she would break up with different boys and fall in love with different ones the following week.
make someone or something seem unimportant
The students worked hard to collect rocks, but the field trip leader ______________ their efforts.
Its not fair to _____________ another person's opinion when you aren't sure of all the facts.
to stuff oneself with food: also a steep narrow passage with steep sides
The team members ___________ themselves themselves with pizza.
All days without food, my dog Louie ______________ his dinner like he hadn't eaten for a month.
a long, angry or scolding speech
John's mom went into a ________________ when John wouldn't clean his closet.
The principle began an angry ______________ when garbage was found under the table.
to approve something formally; to confirm
The students met to ______________ their decision to take an extra week off for Christmas vacation.
The state of Texas _____________ an agreement with the State of Oklahoma.
to be necessary, proper, or advantageous for
It _________________ students to do their homework promptly and on time.
It ______________ athletes to prepare for their sport by constantly practicing
an award, an honor; approval, praise
The _______________ she received for making for making the Olympic Swim Team quickly went to her head, and she thought she was the greatest swimmer on the team.
hard to handle or manage; clumsy
The moving men had a heck of a time getting our _____________ piano out the front door and down the steps.
Pushing the stalled car off the highway was an __________ task.
fashion designers; clothes created by fashion designers
Jane works for a department store chain and they sent her to Paris to study the latest _____________________.
Isabella was obsessed t watching Project Runaways so she could see the latest ________________.
state of perplexity or doubt; a difficult or uncertain situation
Rita was in a _________________ because two boys she liked both asked her to prom.
Charlie was such a __________ he thought study hall took place in the hall.
The young cowboys were _________________ at herding the cattle.
to overturn; upset
The rescue ship saved the passengers after their boat ________________.
standing up in a wooden canoe is sure way to make it _____________.
to look or stare with dislike
Our friendly dog has such a fierce looking face that everyone thinks he _____________ at them.
________________ at all the others cats, our cat scared them away from his dinner.
to be jolly; fond of joking or jesting
Everyone was laughing in a ____________ mood at the school picnic.
People with ____________ nature smiles a lot.
capable of being formed or shaped without breaking
Gold is a ________________ metal and can be drawn into thin wire or sheets.
Plastic pipe is _______________ if heated.
the front of a building; a false appearance or illusion of something
The smith family maintained a ______________ of wealth although they were not rich.
Movie studios build sets of towns that look real but are only the face front of buildings with nothing behind the __________________.
courage; vigor and strength of spirit
For all of her life's problems, my aunt had as much ___________ as the bravest soldier.
A champion can always be counted on to test his opponent's ____________.
a big fleet of warships; also used to mean an overwhelming number of something
An ______________ of mosquitoes attacked us as soon as we arrived at the picnic.
An ____________ of jet skiers was on the river last weekend.
something that sticks out
The _______________ feature of Dumbo, the elephant, is his large ears.
The mast is the ________________ feature of a sailboat.
a practical joke; something intended to deceive
The report of an alien invasion was a ______________ that was created by famous director Orson Welles in 1938.
The rumor that a lion had escaped from the zoo was only a ___________.
quick and light in movement; clever and quick in thought
Our teacher has a ________________ and unusual wit that makes jokes to keep the class comfortable.
Susan ___________ jumped over the fence to escape the charging horse.
to be in terror of; to fear greatly
Shirley ____________ her annual dentist check up.
Many people in Japan live in ______________ of earthquakes.
to become weaker; to be unsteady
Paul's determination _______________ when he saw the size of the mountain he hoped to climb,
Tony stammered and ________________ when it came his time to speak to the class.
silly, funny, crazy but likable
We went to a ridiculous movie at the mall on Saturday night. It was really ______________.
It's good to see a little _______________ in young people having a good time.
a state of wild excitement
The sharks attacked the dead fish in a __________________.
The frightened dogs yelped and ran about in a _________________.
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