Comp 11A Vocab Unit 7
Though most of our players were equals of theirs, the awesome size of their ____ center filled us with apprehension.
I became desperately tired of listening to him ____ about how important he was, how much money he had, and so forth.
Who can ever forget those pictures showing the ____ faces of the people who had been in concentration camps!
Whenever she serves as a chairperson, she is so ____ that she insists on observing every fine point of parliamentary procedure.
I found that beneath his rather ____ manner and appearance there was a warm, sympathetic person.
An official who is responsible for shaping vital national policies whould not waste time and energy on such ____matters.
Even a so-called minor ____ of the traffic laws may lead to a serious accident.
At a time when we need a modest, low-cost housing program, how can we be expected to accept such a ____ scheme?
His work on behalf of the homeless was merely the latest in a long line of ____ undertakings.
Is there any way that we can make ____ for the terrible wrong we have done them?
Fond remembrances of happy days of family life intensified rather than ____ her grief.
They ____ the funeral service by talking loudly during the ceremonies, laughing, and generally showing a complete lack of respect.
Before they arrived home from the party, they ____ an elaborate story that they hoped would excuse their being two hours late.
It is hard to forgive the ____ selfishness with which they took most of the food supplies for their own use.
Our democracy, I believe, is more ____ to decay from within than it is to attack from the outside.
Though she looked rather frail, her ____ spirit made her a tireless crusader for women's rights.
We are, I trust, long past the time when it was considered quite "natural" for newly elected officials to ____ the city treasury.
She has ____ her considerable talents by writing books that are designed to appeal to the lowest tastes.
I'm telling you this not to ____ you for having made a mistake but to prevent the mistake from being repeated.
He went right on with his speech, refusing to be ____ by the heckling of a few loudmouths.
S not PERTURBED by the noise
S VULGAR appeal for money
S to CHATTER boringly about the weather
S COMPENSATION for his misdeeds
S DIMINISH the horror of the crime
S FABRICATE an excuse
S exaggerating TRIVIAL flaws
S a BREACH of our agreement
S EXPOSED to wind and high water
S LOOT the museum of valuables
S to DEMEAN our group's reputation
S an INTREPID and faithful sidekick
S an ASCETIC life of plain food and little sleep
S was REPROACHED for his mistakes
S happy results from MAGNANIMOUS choices
A a ROBUST specimen
A her UNAFFECTED delivery of Shakespeare's lines
A HONOR this ritual of the tribe
A LAUGHABLE as a challenger
A NEGLIGENT in filling out the form