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GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings

GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings
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affectionate
My cousin took my hand and gave it an _________________squeeze.
appealed
Three students ______________for more time to finish the work.
appeal
This very funny movie will ____________to children of all ages.
appeal
The letter contained an ____________for money to provide shelters for the homeless.
appeal
Neither the liver and onions nor the meatloaf had much _____________.
clasped
The dancers ______________hands and circled the maypole.
clasp
The nurse gently removed the doll from the toddler's _______________.
clasp
The necklace has a ________in the shape of a snake biting its tail.
conspicuous
His great height made him ______________in any crowd.
contributes
Exercise ______________greatly to good health.
contribution
The museum sent a thank-you note for the fifty -dollar ________________.
contributors
________________to the new theater received free tickets for opening night.
declaration
The ________________ read by the mayor stated that November was bicycle safety month.
eloquent
Anne Frank's ______________diary often moves readers to tears.
eloquence
Dr. Martin Luther King's _______________made him the obvious choice to lead the 1960's Civil Rights Movement.
exhibited
Local artists ________________their paintings at the library.
exhibit
The most interesting _________________in the museum was the dinosaur skeleton.
exhibition
Tickets for the _______________of early automobiles go on sale next week.
ferry
The ____________will go out of service when the new bridge opens.
ferried
The boat owner who ________________us across the lake would not accept payment.
immigrants
Many polish _______________settled in Chicago.
lofty
____________elm trees provided welcome shade on many American streets.
lofty
Ending world hunger in our lifetime is a ___________goal.
lofty
The _____________way the diner spoke to the waiter made me feel uncomfortable.
pedestal
After communism collapsed in Russia, hardly a statue of Stalin was left standing on its ___________________.
persecuted
The Kurds of northern Iraq were _____________by the Iraqi rulers for wanting their own state.
persecution
Hitler's _________________of the Jews led to the murder of millions of innocent people.
poverty
The food stamp program was started to help feed American families living in ________________.
unveiled
The president of the American Red Cross ___________the portrait of its founder, Clara Barton.
unveil
The police chief will ______________a plan to reduce street crime at today's meeting.
To persecute someone is to
treat the person badly.
If something has appeal,
it has the power to attract.
To unveil something is to
reveal it for the first time.
Poverty is
the state of being poor.
To speak in a lofty manner
is to show a too-proud attitude.
An exhibit is
a public showing.
Eloquence is
skill at speaking or writing.
To clasp something is to
hold it tightly.
To appeal to someone is to
ask that person for help.
A contribution is
something that is given.
immigrants
My parents were (people who left their own country to come) to the United States.
ferry
The (boat that carries people across the river) leaves every hour on the hour.
pedestal
The sundial, together with the (base on which it stands), costs two hundred dollars.
unveiled
There was a burst of applause when the artist (removed the covering from) her painting.
declaration
The president's (public statement) that the factory would not be closing was welcome news to the townspeople.
appeal
A heavy dessert would not (be of interest) to me after that big turkey dinner.
contributed
The generosity of the audience (was one of the things that led) to the sucess of the auction.
eloquence
The (noble-sounding words) of Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" made a deep impression on me.
conspicuous
Their unusual way of dressing makes them (stand out from those around them) in a crowd.
affection
I have nothing but (fond and tender feelings) for you all.