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Vocab 3A | Set 3 (EXAMPLES: Beware Diff. Word Endings!)

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abridge
If a writing contest has a 500 word maximum limit, but your short story runs over by 300 words, you must _____ it to qualify.
altercation
If you believe a penalty call during a basketball game is unfair, and you strongly express your disagreement with the referee, you are having an _____.
dissent
If workers walk out of their jobs because they disapprove of their employer's new policies, the workers are expressing _____.
eminent
If you accomplish great things in life, the world will consider you a(n) _____ person.
fabricated
If you build your own home, you have _____ it.
fabrication
If you concoct a story to get out of trouble, you are guilty of _____.
irate
If you feel used or betrayed by your closest friend, you probably will become _____.
pilfered
If secretly ate your friends' fries when they were not watching, you _____ their food.
surmounted
If you spend a year losing 100 pounds and getting fit, you will probably feel intense fulfillment because you will have _____a medical challenge.
trite
If you often use expressions like "the early bird gets the worm" or "don't count your chickens before they're hatched," you might be considered _____.
usurp
If you throw a party in your neighbor's backyard and use his/her pool without permission, you have _____(ed) his/her property and authority.
usurped
If a dictator is kicked out of office by his people, he has been _______.
surmounting
If you climbing to the top of the Empire State Building, you are _____ it.
abridged
If an NFL game runs over its time slot, the nightly news usually gets _____, forced to fit into a 10 or 15-minute slot, rather than the usual 30-minute slot.
pilfering
If a cashier is caught taking money from his/her cash box, the management will accuse him/her of _____.
dissented
If a Supreme Court Justice writes a letter of disapproval over the court's decision in a case, he/she probably _____ during the hearing.