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GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 2 - Applying the Meanings

GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 2 - Applying the Meanings
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arrogant
You were ______________to claim that you knew all the answers.
arrogance
Declaring that you are sure to win is another example of your ________________.
boycott
Customers plan to ________________that store if it continues to overcharge.
boycott
The fans called off their _______________when the teams agreed to lower ticket charges.
campaign
Picking up litter was the first step in the ______________to clean up the town center.
campaign
General Sherman's four-month-long Atlanta __________________ ended with the fall of that city on September 2, 1864.
ceremony
The bride and groom exchanged rings during the wedding _______________.
custody
Following a divorce, each parent may want ______________of the children.
custody
The new officer took the thief into ______________.
degraded
By lying to cover up his cheating Sam ______________himself even more.
degrading
Losing the trophy because one player had taken a bribe was a __________________ experience.
detained
The customs officers ____________us while they searched our bags.
extended
The conductor _____________her arms as a signal to the orchestra to be ready.
extend
I wish to ___________my apologies for behaving so badly.
extend
The exhibition was so popular that the museum decided to _____________it by a week.
extends
The property _____________for a half mile beyond the river.
integrated
In 1948, President Truman ________________the armed forces of the United States.
integration
In the 1950s many people opposed the ___________________ of restaurants and other public places.
segregate
Ranchers ___________sick animals from the herd to prevent diseases from spreading.
segregation
One of the goals of the Civil Rights Movement was to end racial ________________in the United States.
supreme
Saddam Hussein was the ___________ruler of Iraq until his overthrow in 2003.
supreme
The mayor declared that eliminating homelessness was the _____________challenge for the city.
triumph
Helen Keller's graduation from college was a _______________.
triumph
The dancer who was invited to audition shot a look of ____________at those who were not so lucky.
triumphed
The winner of the national spelling bee _______________over forty-nine other contestants.
triumphant
The _______________skater was given a hero's welcome on her return from the Olympic Games.
vacate
We will ______________the house at the end of June to make way for the people moving in.
verdict
The foreman looked grim as she announced the ____________.
verdict
The ____________on the new computer is that it does twice the work in half the time.
violates
Working for another research company ________________the agreement she made with her previous employer.
violated
The vandals who _____________the cemetery by knocking over gravestones had to restore it.
violation
Revealing the secret to your friends was a ____________of the trust placed in you.
A look of trium is one that
shows the joy of victory.
A degrading rule is one that
causes shame or disgrace.
A supreme test is one
that is greater than all others.
Arrogance is
a feeling of self-importance.
A violation of an agreement is
the act of breaking it.
Custody is
the state of being held by the police.
To extend something is to
increase its length.
A campaign is
a series of military actions.
To integrate a business is to
open it up to people of all races.
boycott
The speaker called on us to take part in the (organized refusal to attend performances) of theater companies that employ nonunion actors.
campaigning
Greenpeace is (taking part in a series of actions) to stop the killing of whales.
ceremony
The king of Norway presents the Nobel Peace Prize at a (formal event in honor of the occasion) held in Oslo.
integrated
The separate companies were (brought together and formed) into one large corporation.
verdict
The people in the courtroom eagerly awaited the (decision reached at the end of the trial).
degrade
Conditions in the jail (take away the self-respect of) the prisoners housed there.
detained
The immigrants were (kept from going on their way) by inspectors who demanded to see their papers.
violated
Students felt that their privacy was being (treated in a disrespectful and improper way) when their lockers were searched.
segregation
(The separation of the size of different races) in public schools was outlawed in 1954.
vacated
During the fire drill, students (moved out of) the school in an orderly way.
custody
The children will remain in the state's (care and control) until their parents can be located.