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Summer Reading Sentence Completion

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The evil ____ of the terrorists were discovered by covert CIA agents.
machinations
We watched a ____ film about a family reunited after the Holocaust.
poignant
Marge found it hard to get her lazy son to join any clubs because of his ____; he simply didn't care about anything.
apathy
The ____ officers were sanctioned for their poor conduct on the job, which brought shame to all of the other noble men and women on the force.
ignominious
Although the children tried to play their instruments, their lack of skill produced pure ___ instead of music.
cacophony
The government in Montag's world wished to ___ books, destroying the nation's literature in favor of an ignorant world.
eradicate
Always ___, Martha chose the white shoes instead of the rainbow shoes because she knew they would match more of her wardrobe.
pragmatic
It is important to empty ____ pools of water during the summertime or the still water will attract mosquitoes.
stagnant
After the fire, we sifted through the _____ of our things, looking for anything salvageable out of all that was destroyed.
remnants
Middle school students are often seen as ___, since they tend to go along with the styles and beliefs of the so-called "popular" students in order to fit in.
conformists