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Frankenstein Vocabulary 1 Sentence Completion, Exercise 2

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progeny
Because the billionaire bachelor did not have any ____ , his entire estate went to charity when he died
aver
Even though the country is in an economic crisis, its leader will ___ the nation is doing well during his monthly address.
repugnance
After taking a big bite of the carrots, the baby showed his ___ by spitting out his mouthful.
apathy
Because of voter ____ , the government was concerned about the election turnout.
tyro
I suggest you read this book titled "Introduction to Computers" as it's perfect for a tech ___ just beginning to learn.
predilection
Since she has a large collection of chocolate recipes, her ___ for desserts is apparent.
filial
In many cultures, adult children often care for their elders as part of their ____ responsibility.
ardent
Her passionate democratic beliefs made her a(n) ___ supporter of Barack Obama for president.
cull
Since there were over 500 applicants for the job, the company was forced to ____ out only the most qualified to interview for the position.
solicitude
After her boyfriend was in a car accident, she showed great ____ by visiting until he was out of the hospital.
ardor/ardour
Jen's ___ for Josephine could be seen plainly in the way Jen stared at her crush.
harrowing
The car accident was a(n) ____ experience that left me shaky for days.
inexorable
Despite his pleas for forgiveness, Bob's ____ father still grounded him for a week.
disconsolate
Delilah was ____ after seeing her failing test grade.
paroxysm
The children burst into a(n) _______ of laughter when they saw their father dance the "funky chicken."
conciliate
As spokesman for the company, Anju's duty was to _____ the people, not to provoke them.
indefatigable
Despite his exhaustion, Leroy remained ____ in the face of his enemies.