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English 6- Vocabulary Unit 9/Sentences

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tint
By late September the leaves on the trees in my neck of the woods have begun to take on their normal autumn _________.
misrepresenting
Our "truth in advertising" laws are designed to discourage manufacturers from __________ the virtues of their products.
avenge
Next year, when we have a stronger, more experienced team, we hope to ________ the crushing defeat we have just suffered.
rendezvous
Two groups of hikers, setting out from different points, have planned a _________ at 4:00 at Eagle Rock.
cede
After being defeated in a war that lasted from 1846 to 1848, Mexico was forced to __________ vast territories to the U.S.
variable
You may like to live where the sun shines all the time, but I prefer a more ________ climate.
deluge
According to the Bible, Noah and his family were the only human beings to survive the great ________ that once engulfed the world.
impact
Even fans sitting high in the stands could hear the _______ when the big fullback crashed into the line.
verge
We believe that the world is now on the ________ of new and exciting developments that may dramatically change the way we live.
logical
Her argument was so ________ that she convinced us that her solution to the math problem was the correct one.
rotund
Uncle Eddie, with his ________ figure, is often called on to play Santa Claus.
saunter
Every eye was on us as we _______ down Main Street in our new outfits.
subordinate
As a young inexperienced employee, you cannot expect to hold more than a ________ job in that big company.
sluggish
After the heavy meal, we felt so _______ that we just sat in the living room and watched whatever was on TV.
outright
The impact of the head-on collision was so severe that the drivers of both vehicles were killed ________.
optional
We can hold down the cost of the new car we want to buy by not ordering ________ features.
intimidate
When they realized that sweet talk and flattery were getting them nowhere, they tried to _______ me into doing what they wanted.
liberated
Many older residences of Paris can still recall the day in 1944 when Allied troops ________ the city from German occupation.
discretion
Because of the lawyer's experience in legal matters, we left it to his ________ how to proceed with the case.
giddy
Many people say they become quite ________ when the look down from the top of a building.