VOCABULARY From the list below, supply the words needed to complete the paragraph. Some words will not be used. divulge abet temerity insipid gregarious coerce jaundiced. Jasmine had thought that her irresponsible days of _____ were far behind her until Kayla showed up at her door. After only three days of freedom from the county correctional facility, Kayla had begun her old scheming again. She went to the house to ____ Jasmine into helping her move a truckload of stolen goods to another state—an easy job, she claimed, and virtually no risk. It would even be fun, she claimed. "Let me get this straight. You've been out of jail for three days, and you already want me to _____ you in a crime? Are you crazy?" Jasmine was still ____ toward her sister because Kayla, prior to her first sentence, "borrowed" Jasmines car for a robbery and nearly got Jasmine arrested as a result. "Sorry, Kayla, but l'm quite happy with my ____, uneventful life. Please leave, and don't come back." VOCABULARY From the list below, supply the words needed to complete the paragraph. Some words will not be used. credence, torpor, condone, jaunty, nuance, enigma. Though she was a hostess at the restaurant, Rolinda remained seated, even as customers entered the waiting area. Revealing her _____ over hungry suburbanites, Rolinda confined herself to a sigh and let younger servers greet the new potential tippers at the door. She knew that her manager would not _____ her behavior so she took her place in front of the main table. Rolinda also wondered why, even though she hadn't been sick, she had been so tired for the last month. If she didn't solve this _____ soon, she would more than likely lose her job. For another day, she would just have to put on a fake smile and affect a[n] _____ manner until the end of her shift. VOCABULARY From the list below, supply the words needed to complete the paragraph. Some words will not be used. concur, dilemma, intrepid, ambivalent, sardonic, destitute, culmination. One year after the _____ of the second Mineral War, the surviving inhabitants of the Europa mining colony were _____ and malnourished. The chief engineer tried her best to restore the food reprocessing system, but, owing to the lack of replacement parts, the unit could produce only thirty percent of the colony's nutritional needs. Captain Keith remained _____ about leading a few _____ miners on a necessary but dangerous expedition to the old generation plant in the Nova Crater to salvage parts for the rapidly declining life support system. Most of the miners were making _____ quips about their fate at the colony, and Captain Keith would have been lying if he said that he didn't _____ with their pessimistic opinions.