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GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings

GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings
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admonished
Resue workers __________us to stay away from the flooding river.
admonition
We remembered our parents' ___________to stay close to shore while swimming.
aghast
We were ___________at the photographs of starving children in Africa.
annihilated
General Custer's army of over 200 men was __________at the battle of Little Bighorn in 1876.
benefactors
People who donated more than $100 were listed as ______________of the library.
bestow
An Academy Award is the highest honor Hollywood can _________on a film.
devious
The climbers followed a _____________route up the mountain.
devious
The _____________scheme was intended to take advantage of vulnerable people.
devoid
Although he had experienced great misfortune, he was _________of bitterness.
heed
I hope you will __________my advice.
heed
Pay __________to the teacher's instructions before you begin the test.
heedful
___________of the fog, I drove slowly.
heedless
They went ahead with their plans, __________of our objections.
mortal
Achilles, a hero in Greek mythology, had a goddess for a mother and a mortal for a father.
mortal
Being ___________, he accepted the fact that one day he would die.
mortal
India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi received a __________wound delivered by an assassin in 1984.
mortal
My friend wouldn't go into the reptile house because he has a ___________fear of snakes.
mused
I __________over whether to sell the house.
pioneered
Isadora Duncan ___________modern dance.
plague
Those Londoners who could afford it fled to the country to escape the great __________of 1665.
plague
A ________of locusts destroyed the crops.
plagued
After the tryouts, I was _________by doubts that I would make the varsity team.
subsided
After the rain stopped, the floodwaters gradually _____________.
unwitting
I tried to ignore the ________insult, but his comment hurt me just the same.
wrath
It says in the Bible that envy and _________shorten life.
wrathful
In Homer's story of the Trojan War, a ________Achilles seeks revenge on the killer of his friend Patroclus.
A mortal wound
is one that causes death.
A benefactor is someone who
helps with gifts of money.
An unwitting insult is
one that is unintended.
A devious path is one that
twists and turns.
To be aghast is to be
shocked.
To subside is to
sink to a lower level.
To be wrathful is to
be very angry.
To pioneer is to
open the way for others.
To admonish someone is to
criticize that person.
To be heedless of something
is to fail to pay attention to it.
mortals
"Lord, what fools these (human beings) be," says Shakespeare's Puck.
plague
Drug-related violence is (cause of much suffering) that began to spread rapidly in the 1970s.
annihilated
Homestead Air Force Base in Florida was almost (reduced to ruins) in 1922 by Hurricane Andrew.
pioneer
Elizabeth Blackwell was a (person who opened the way for others) in the field of medical education for women.
heed
Anyone tempted to smoke should (pay close attention to) the warnings printed on cigarette packages.
devious
I avoid doing business with him because I think he is (not honest in his dealings with others).
devoid
As far as we know, Mars is (totally lacking in any form) of life.
wrath
In ancient times, people believed that a volcano's eruption was caused by the (terrible anger) of the gods.
mused
Two children are easier to care for than one, he (thought quietly to himself).
admonition
We obeyed the park ranger's (instruction that warned us) to be careful with matches while in the woods.