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GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 17 - Applying the Meanings

GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 17 - Applying the Meanings
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corrode
Exposure to the weather can ____________unprotected metal surfaces.
corrosion
Metal bridges must be painted frequently to prevent ______________.
debris
________from buildings damaged by the hurricane littered the streets.
debris
It took city workers all day to clean up the _______________from the rock concert held in the park.
elated
The _____________winners jumped up and down.
elation
The news that she had won a Nobel prize was greeted with _______________by members of her family.
exploits
The spy wrote a book about her _____________.
exploit
Unions try to protect workers from employers who might ______________ them.
leeway
The wide channel gives boats entering the harbor plenty of _______________.
miniature
A ________________railroad for young children ran through the park.
miniature
This _________________of a 1922 car is only six inches long but is complete in every exterior detail.
miniature
The locket holds a ________________of the poet's great-grandmother.
mobile
The actors travel with a _____________set when the play goes on tour.
onset
The ____________of the school year is a time for new clothes and supplies.
ooze
Our feet sank into the ___________as we waded across the shallow pond.
oozed
Sap _________from the deep gash in the trunk of the tree.
pathetic
The newly arrived refugees told a ___________story of persecution by their tyrannical rulers.
pathetic
The team's performance so far this season has been _______________.
preliminary
The band director made a few _______________remarks before the concert began.
quest
The expedition set out on a ____________for the lost treasure of Montezuma.
restrain
The catcher tried to _______________the angry batter, but a brawl quickly erupted.
restraint
You showed great ____________in not defending yourself when you were unfairly attacked.
restraint
The child wriggled out of the ________and ran after the ball.
salvage
___________what you can from the wreckage.
salvage
Goods from the burned building were sold off cheaply as _______________.
scoured
Workers ____________the pots and pans until they gleamed.
scoured
Detectives ___________the area but failed to find any clues.
To be elated
is to be overjoyed.
Salvage from a flood
is property saved from destruction.
To exploit someone is to
take unfair advantage of that person.
A miniature is
a small model of a larger object.
Debris is
broken remains scattered about.
A mobile is
a work of art that moves.
Restraint is
keeping oneself under control.
A quest for something is
a search for it.
Corrosion is
a gradual wearing away.
A pathetic account
is one that arouses pity.
debris
Volunteers agreed to pick up the (garbage scattered on the ground) after the Fourth of July picnic.
salvage
This is all we managed to (save from destruction) when the house flooded.
oozing
I saw oil (leaking slowly) from the crack in the pipe.
exploit
Grandmother's latest (act of daring) was skydiving on her seventieth birthday.
preliminary
These reports are (still in the early stages) and may have to be revised later.
miniature
The locket contained a (very small picture) of Abigail Adams.
pathetic
"You are (held in very low estem)," she sneered when she found out he had lied to her.
restraint
The dog's (harness that is intended to hold it back) is made of heavy nylon straps.
onset
At the (first sign) of a cold, I take to my bed and get plenty of rest.
leeway
We have to be at the airport in an hour, which gives us very little (time do do anything else).
scour
(Thoroughly clean) the pots with steel wool until they shine.