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GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 4 - Applying the Meanings

GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 4 - Applying the Meanings
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abhor
We ___________cruelty in all its forms.
abhorrent
The caste system was _________________to Gandhi.
affable
Maribel's _________________manner brought her many friends.
affability
The counselor welcomed the young campers with such ________________that not one felt homesick.
amiss
Don't take ______________my suggestion for improving your drawing.
amiss
Although the door to the school was wide open when we arrived at 7:30, nothing in the office seemed __________at first.
despondent
Failing my driver's test for the third time lef tme completely __________________.
entreated
"Please, please, let me have a dog," Augustin _____________his parents; "I promise to take care of it!"
entreaties
The umpire ignored the manager's ________________to reverse the call.
haunt
Even though I saw Platoon over a week ago, the music continues to ____________me.
haunted
Ishmael ______________the waterfront, hoping to find a job on a whaling ship.
haunted
The Headless Horseman _____________the hollow where Ichabod Crane rode his horse.
impelled
A raging current ____________their raft downstream toward the waterfall.
impelled
Hatred of slavery _______________Harriett Tubman to return repeatedly to the South to help other slaves escape.
interminable
We had an ________________wait at the airport because the heavy snowstorm shut down the runways.
irascible
My grandfather looked kindly, but he was really quite ________________.
profound
Parents who had been separated from their children at the beginning of the war felt ____________joy when they were reunited in the refugee camp.
profound
__________insights from Thoreau and Gandhi influenced Martin Luther King's ideas about non-violent protest.
recluse
Jamie became a _______________when his wife died, refusing to even answer his mail.
reclusive
Our neighbors are so ______________that we hardly see them from one year to the next.
reverberate
We loved to hear our shouts ________________as we ran through the old tunnel.
sage
Ben Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack offered _________advise to the colonists.
sage
When I need advice, I consult my grandmother, the family ____________.
sage
___________and onion are essential ingredients for a good turkey stuffing.
tirade
The British soldiers, tiring of the speakers ___________ about high taxes on tea, ordered the crowd to move along.
tremulous
Marie tried to look brave as the nurse prepared to give her an injection, but her ________________ lower lip betrayed her.
tremulous
In a ______________voice, Alejandro began his first appearance as Prospero.
If something is amiss,
it is not right.
To impel something is
to move it along.
An interminable answer is one
that seems to have no end.
An entreaty is
an earnest request.
To haunt a place
is to spend time there repeatedly.
A tirade is
a long, angry speech.
An abhorrent remark
is one that causes disgust.
A profound statement is
one that expresses deep understanding.
An irascible person is one who
is easily angered.
Tremulous words
are words spoken in fear.
impelled
What on earth (was it that made) you to talk back to the principal?
abhors
Rachel (has a very strong dislike of) people who say one thing but do another.
reverberated
Rumbling thunder (continued to echo) through the long narrow valley.
sage
Born in China thousands of years ago, Lao-tzu is still considered a (person who possessed great wisdom).
amiss
Tony's first pitch went (in an imperfect way), almost striking the batter.
despondent
My sister was (feeling very discouraged) when she was unable to participate in the violin competition.
entreated
Frederick Douglass (earnestly begged) his audience to work to abolish slavery.
reclusive
In order to think and write, Thoreau lived a (separate and solitary) life for two years at Walden Pond.
tremulous
Juliet's voice was (shaking and unsteady) with grief as she begged the nurse to comfort her.
affability
Garrison Keillor's (pleasant and gracious manner) has made him a popular radio host.