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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 4 Lesson 04 Words and Sentences

Luis has been an __________ member of the chess club for two years.
active (adjective)
Even though she is over ninety, Dr. O'Brien still has a very __________ mind.
active (adjective)
Since I've been more physically __________, I can run around the track more easily.
active (adjective)
The United States __________ the world in 1969 by landing people on the moon.
astounded (verb)
The report of flying saucers landing on the White House lawn would be __________ if it were true.
astounding (adjective)
If you are planning to __________ the lunchroom committee meeting, please let Mr. Minh know.
attend (verb)
The judge asked the jury to __________ carefully to what she was going to say.
attend (verb)
Ramona __________ the hope that her father would return soon.
cherished (verb)
I __________ the gold watch my grandfather gave me.
cherish (verb)
We __________ with carpenters to repair the stairs.
contracted (verb)
When I __________ chicken pox, Dr. Robey told me I had to stay away from other people.
contracted (verb)
By 1828, Cherokee lands had __________ to one-tenth the size they had been a hundred years earlier.
contracted (verb)
Tom has just signed a __________ with a publisher for his first book on the copper miners.
contract (noun)
We were __________ to take part in the science project.
eager (adjective)
We __________ awaited the arrival of our cousins, whom we hadn't seen in several months.
eagerly (adverb)
In her weekly newspaper column, Molly Ivins __________ the plan to cut health benefits.
exposed (verb)
Cleaning the painting __________ the original colors.
exposed (verb)
Since I had no place to keep my bike, I had to leave it outside, __________ to the weather.
exposed (verb)
Margot Fonteyn danced with such __________ that she was hailed as one of the world's greatest ballerinas.
grace (noun)
They always say __________ before eating dinner in her family.
grace (noun)
The painters had three days' __________ to finish the house.
grace (noun)
With a __________ leap, the cat landed on my lap.
graceful (adjective)
The new coach __________ strict rules about arriving late or leaving practice early.
imposed (verb)
I try not to __________ on my mother's good nature.
impose (verb)
Nadia was too __________ to accept all the credit for her part in producing the play.
modest (adjective)
The Wallmans lived in the same __________ apartment all their lives.
modest (adjective)
My sense of __________ keeps me from taking too much credit for the project's success.
modesty (noun)
The two edges of a ruler are __________.
parallel (adjective)
As the huge wave approached, fear __________ people walking at the water's edge and they stood there motionless.
paralyzed (verb)
The snowstorm __________ Washington D.C. for five days.
paralyzed (verb)
President Franklin D. Roosevelt used a wheelchair because of the __________ of his legs.
paralysis (noun)
A __________ carries an umbrella even though the forecast is for fine weather.
pessimist (noun)
After losing her librarian's job, Ms. Merkelson was __________ about finding another library position in the same town.
pessimistic (adjective)
Rozzie __________ her favorite Emily Dickinson poem to the class.
recited (verb)
I felt very nervous before my ballet __________.
recital (noun)
When you want to __________ to a question, please raise your hand.
respond (verb)
Henry took a few moments to think before giving his __________ to Mr. Bartlett's question.
response (noun)