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Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 12 Completing the Sentences (LAST 10)

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Scintillating
Until he rose to speak, the meeting had been dull, but he immediately enlivened it with his ______ wit.
Sanctimonious
We resented his ______ self-assurance that he was morally superior to everyone else.
Paragon
She did her work so quietly that it took us time to realize that she was a veritable ______ of efficiency and diligence.
Paraphrased
His higly technical discussion will have to be ______ if it is to be understood by most readers.
Prosaic
Since we had been told the new TV series was original and witty, we were disappointed by the obvious and ______ situation comedy that unfolded on our screen.
Incisive
With that one ______ comment, she brought an end to all the aimless talk and directed our attention to the real problem facing us.
Ostentatious
"Evening dress is far too ______ for such an informal occasion," I thought to myself as I tried to decide what to wear that night.
Politic
There are some situations in life when it is ______ to remain quiet and wait for a better opportunity to assert yourself.
Redundant
To characterize the literary style of Edgar Allan Poe as "unique and one of a kind" is certainly ______.
Winsome
Marie's engaging personality and charming manner make her quite ______.