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Frankenstein Vocabulary 3 Sentence Completion

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flagrant
John's ____ disregard of the rules made him spend a lot of time in the principal's office.
meed
Although he appreciated the praise, he didn't feel it was ___ , fo he hadn't saved the child to earn media attention; he just thought it was the right thing to do.
deprecate
Coach Jones is a good coach because she does not ____ her players even when they make mistakes.
sagacity
The judge used her ____ to decide the verdict of the case.
sage
Since Andy had questions about saving money for his retirement, he sought advice from a financial ____.
myriad
There are a(n) ____ of ways you can do good in the world -- more than I can possibly name.
imprecation
Since I don't believe in magic, the wizard's ____ didn't scare me.
precipitous
Our legs were sore and tired after hiking ___ mountain trails.
epithet
Although John heard the ____ his enemy used to describe him, he simply walked away from the argument.
sanguinary
I get queasy at the sight of blood so I cover my eyes during ____ films.
dilatory
My daughter used ____ tactics to stay up past her bedtime.
meander
Some Alzheimer's patients are known to ____ aimlessly about the hospital.
precipice
A hiker stops to enjoy the view when she reached the ____ of the mountain.
palpitate
When the music at the concert started to ____, it caused my head to hurt.
ennui
Despite his ____, Kurt was able to push past his boredom and finish his homework.
languid
Because I enjoy a laidback pace, I enjoy living on the island which has a ____ environment.
remonstrate
Rather than yell and _____ with an individual, Yolanda will simply walk away from an argument..
tumult
On the brink of an internal war, the small country has never experienced such ____ in its one hundred year history.
propagate
The cult leader tried to ___ the ideals behind his religion.
insuperable
No matter how hard the kitten tried, it could not face the ____ challenge of climbing back down the tree.
besought
The woman ____ the gods to return her son home safely from the war.
vexation
My son's inability to do his chores causes me a great deal of ____.
opprobrium
The celebrity chef faced ____when she made a racial slur in front of the media.