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repugnant; adj

The furry white and green mold growing on the old tomato sauce was a _______ sight.

lucid; adj

Correct punctuation makes prose more _____.

foible; n

ONe of my ____s is biting into many chocolates in a box until I find one I like.

conspiracy; n

The dictator arrested everyone involved in the _____ to overthrow him, including his wife.

facsimile; n

A ____ of a transcript isn't official unless it has been stamped with the seal of the school register.

contrite; adj

The boys were ___ when they realized that their teasing had made Mary afraid to go to school the next day.

eradicate; v

If the common cold were ever _____(e)d, it would be economically unhealthy for the makers of cold remedies.

exhort; v

The TV preacher ____(e)d viewers to support his ministry with whatever finds they could manage to send.

inclusive; adj

"It's an all-____ tour," the travel agent said. "Hotels, meals, flight both ways- everything is covered in one package."

advocate; v

Environmentalists ____ stricter controls on American industry, which releases billions of pounds of pollution into the air each year.

metamorphosis; n

After Callie learned to read at the age of 30, she underwent a ______. She changed from being shy to confident, got an interesting new job, and started taking college classes at night.

emancipate; v

When i told my son to mow the lawn after he'd cleaned his room, he groaned and said, "I thought Lincoln ______(e)d all the slaves, but it looks like he forgot one. "

preposterous; adj

The man made the ____ claim that he had been taken aboard a Martian spaceship by someone who looked like Woody Allen, except that his screen was green.

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