Unit 11/ Choosing the right word
Terms in this set (20)
Two of the youngsters acted as-----while a third tried to swipe a few apples from the unguarded bin.
Having grown up in a(n)-----where children were supposed to be "seen and not heard," my grandfather finds it hard to understand the more outspoken behavior of young people today.
Without trying to-----deeply into the reasons for their conduct, just describe accurately what they did.
Giving up your bus seat to a pretty girl is showing off, but giving it up to a tired old lady is true-----.
Some people will never do the-----thing when it is possible to behave in an unusual or shocking way.
When the American people learned of the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941, they realized that war must-----.
Although I know I should have written long before now, I hope you will accept my-----thanks for the beautiful gift you sent me.
In spite of all that has been reported about pollution, some people still do not grasp its-----effects on the environment.
After many years of public service, she has a splendid record without the slightest-----of wrongdoing.
We all know that our coach is strict , but can you-----a single instance in which he has been unfair?
When we were upset and confused, it was only your-----advice that prevented us from doing something foolish.
As my friend became older, the-----in his behavior grew stranger and more difficult to deal with.
After our bitter quarrel, my brother tried to-----me by offering to lend me his bicycle.
After seven owners had made additions to the house, all in different styles, the building looked so-----that no one would buy it.
He-----us with food, drink, and endless stories of his seafaring days.
I don't like listening to two people quarrel, but I like even less being the person to-----their disagreements.
A good supervisor is one who can be firm and efficient without giving the impression of being-----.
A good teacher can give you knowledge and skills, but no teacher can-----the wisdom that comes only with experience.
His devil-may-care attitude toward his job eventually earned him quite a reputation for being-----and unreliable.
"In that smart, new outfit, you look as-----and stylish as a model," I said to my sister.