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GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings

GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings
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abated
The speaker waited until the applause had ___________ before continuing.
unabated
Representative Millet showed _____________enthusiasm for campaigning for the senate seat, even though he had been twice defeated for that office.
acknowledge
Did the police officer ___________your right to remain silent?
acknowledge
The new Wimbledon singles champion raised her hand to _________the cheers of the crowd.
acknowledged
Bill James is an ___________expert on baseball statistics.
agent
The author's _________found a company to publish his latest mystery story.
agent
A new principal can be a powerful _________for change in a school.
authority
The researcher Jane Goodall is a world ____________on chimpanzees.
authorities
The ____________closed the restaurant because it did not meet the proper standards for cleanliness.
devastate
Farmers in the Midwest fear that lack of rain will __________the wheat crop.
devastating
A _____________hurricane destroyed hundreds of homes in southern Florida.
devastation
The earthquake in Japan created a scene of massive ______________.
epidemic
The flu ___________of 1918 killed over twenty million people in the Northern Hemisphere.
epidemic
AIDS became __________in central Africa in the 1980s.
estimate
The mechanic's ________________for repairing the car is $1,000.
estimate
We ___________that it will take us an hour to drive to the airport.
evict
The landlord threatened to ___________the tenants for not paying the rent.
impartial
A judge should be ____________in the courtroom.
industrious
The more ____________workers in the clothing factory were rewarded with pay raises at the end of the year.
infuriates
Cruelty to animals ____________me.
irrelevant
The candidate's personal wealth is ____________to our discussion about his qualifications for the job.
precise
Do you know the ___________time that your plane arrives?
precision
An eye surgeon's work requires great _____________.
sham
Their offer to make us rich turned out to be a _________.
sham
Although he tried to appear sorry, his __________apology fooled no one.
shammed
We ____________illness so we could stay home.
trek
The hikers were exhausted after their __________over the mountains.
trekked
Sam __________ten miles into town after his car broke down.
If you infuriate someone
you make that person very angry.
A sham is
something that is not genuine.
An epidemic is
a disease that spreads rapidly.
An irrelevant comment is one
that is off the subject.
An agent is
something that produces a result.
An industrious person is
one who works hard.
Authorities are
people who enforce the law.
Something that is acknowledged
is generally accepted.
Devastation is
a state of destruction.
An authority is
an expert source of information.
evicted
The people had no right to be there, so they were (removed by force).
authority
The governor has the (right under the law) to approve judges to state courts.
impartial
Those called for jury duty are expected to be (fair and not to favor either side).
precision
The parts of a jigsaw puzzle must be cut with (very great care) if they are to fit together properly.
acknowledged
In a special ceremony, the town (expressed its gratitude for) the heroic act of the firefighter.
agent
To succeed in the movie business, you need a good (person to represent you).
estimate
The carpenter will (give a rough idea of) the cost of building a deck.
abate
We waited for the heavy traffic to (decrease in volume) before we left the city.
devastated
Yesterday's tornado in eastern Kansas (completely ruined) a trailer park.
trekked
We (made a long and difficult journey) across the desert for three days.