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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 4 Lesson 02 Words and Sentences

Do you think changing schools will __________ my grades?
affect (verb)
The reporter __________ an interest in buying a used car in order to get the salesperson to talk to her.
affected (verb)
I gave my sister the check so she could __________ her share of the bill.
calculate (verb)
You'd better __________ the risks carefully before going on a long trip with that old car.
calculate (verb)
Florida's warm __________ is perfect for growing oranges.
climate (noun)
Do all the problems in the first __________ on page 30.
column (noun)
Forty-six marble __________ support the roof of the Parthenon in Athens.
columns (noun)
My mother writes a weekly sports __________ for the News-Tribune.
column (noun)
Leaves left on the ground will __________ over the winter.
decay (verb)
Dentists say tooth __________ can be prevented by regular brushing and flossing.
decay (noun)
The final score of Monday's game __________ our best hopes.
exceeded (verb)
The officer who stopped me told me never to __________ the speed limit again.
exceed (verb)
Use what you need, and save the __________.
excess (noun)
Last winter my parents paid an __________ amount for heating oil.
excessive (adjective)
A state law __________ smoking in hospitals.
forbids (verb)
Eating in class is __________.
forbidden (adjective)
The children walked hand in hand through the __________ of lemon trees.
grove (noun)
Bats use their webbed front and back __________ to fly.
limbs (noun)
The owl was perched on the top __________ of the tree.
limb (noun)
The __________ Seattle Skydome holds over fifty thousand people.
mammoth (adjective)
Rabbits __________ in about six months and are then able to bear young.
mature (verb)
My brother looks very __________ for only eleven.
mature (adjective)
Some towns __________ overnight parking downtown.
permit (verb)
You need a __________ to go fishing in that lake.
permit (noun)
Some kinds of corn __________ disease better than others.
resist (verb)
The armies of Genghis Khan were so powerful, it was useless to __________ them.
resist (verb)
If you press a shirt with an iron that is too hot, you might __________ the cloth.
scorch (verb)
On such a __________ July day, the only thing I wanted after work was a swim in the ocean.
scorching (adjective)
The Statue of Liberty __________ above New York Harbor.
towers (verb)
Looking up at the __________ skyscrapers gave me a stiff neck.
towering (adjective)