Vocabulary Workshop Level C Unit 6 Answers

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Level C Unit 6 Choosing the Right Word Answers

 
pseudonyms
Many female authors onced used male ____________ because it was considered improper for women to wirte novels.
 
aloof
She has lived ____________ from other people for so long that it is hard for her to take part in everyday social affairs.
 
finesse
He’s cleverly managed to ____________ his way into a very important position in this company.
 
scapegoat
It will be better if we all take responsibility for the mistake instead of letting one employee be the __________.
 
ostracize
His prejudices are so strong that he wants to ____________ all members of minority religious groups.
 
articulate
Jefferson preferred to ____________ his ideas about government and religion in writing rather than give public speeches.
 
abashed
Although he was trying to look unconcerned, I could see that he was much ____________ by the teacher’s criticism.
 
basked
An actor who has ___________ for so long in the favor of the public finds it hard to realize that he or she is no longer popular.
 
ostracized
It was shocking how quickly the singer was __________ for voicing her opinions about free speech.
 
genial
She is not the most ___________ person in the world, but in her own way she is at least trying to be friendly.
 
articulate
The new governor’s address was unusually _________ and effective description of the challenges facing the state in years ahead.
 
purge
No matter how much time or effort it takes, I will ___________ these unfair charges of disloyalty from my reputation!
 
instill
Is it our duty to _________ a faith in democracy in the people of other lands?
 
anguish
My __________ at the loss of a loved one was all the greater when I realized that my carelessness had caused the accident.
 
repercussions
The college student did not understand the serious__________ of plagiarism when he downloaded an essay from the Internet.
 
defecting
How can we ever forgive him for ___________ from our great cause at the very time we needed him most?
 
retentive
Fortunately, the soil is so __________ of moisture that the weeks of dry weather did not damage our crops.
 
instill
By teaching her son how to garden and fish, Hilary hoped to __________ in him a love of nature.
 
repercussions
I did not think that such an innocent conversation could have such serious ___________ on the outcome of the election.
 
forthright
It is possible to be honest and _________ in stating you views and opinions without being cruel or tactless.
 
premonitions
Shakespeare tires to convey Brutus’s _________ of defeat at Philippi by having Caesar’s ghost appear to him the night before the battle.
 
resolute
We should now be just as ____________ in fighting for peace as the Americans of two hundred years ago were in fighting for independence.
 
flaunt
It would be good taste on his part not to ________ all the honors and awards that he has won.
 
rehabilitate
The purpose of our prison system is not to punish offenders but to ___________ them.
 
aloof
Many people view cats as ______ and averse to cuddling.

Level C Unit 6 Completing The Sentence Answers

 
We learned that beneath the old man’s quiet and withdrawn manner, there was a charming and _______________ personality.
genial
 
The star basketball player _______________ in the admiration of every small child in the neighborhood.
basked
 
Since we all know that you sing and play the piano beautifully, what we need is there for you to _______________ your musical talents?
flaunt
 
By the example of their own conduct, our parents _______________ in us a deep respect for people of all races, nationalities, and religions.
instill
 
The city planner said that in addition to building new housing, we should plan to _______________ many old buildings.
rehabilitate
 
Although every form of government has its _______________, democracy has more pulses and fewer minuses than any other.
defects
 
The speaker could not be understood easily because he swallowed his words instead of _______________ them clearly.
articulating
 
I criticize him not because he makes mistakes but because he constantly looks for a(n) _______________ to take the blame for them.
scapegoat
 
It took four years of civil war to _______________ this nation of the curse of slavery.
purge
 
The defendant was found not guilty at his trial, but his punishment came when he was _______________ by all his friends.
ostracized
 
Instead of a(n) _______________ answer, all we got from her was, “In one sense, yes, but on the other hand, perhaps no.”
forthright
 
Even though I assured my friend that I would visit him when he moved abroad, I had a strange _______________ that I would never see him again.
premonition
 
Good citizens don’t remain _______________ from the problems and troubles in their communities.
aloof
 
I have learned over the years that it is often possible to accomplish more by _______________ than by brute force.
finesse
 
She has such a(n) _______________ mind that she seems able to master complicated details without even taking notes.
retentive
 
I think you will know who William S. Porter was if I tell you hat he used the _______________ O. Henry.
pseudonym
 
Our _______________ turned to joy when the missing plane and its passengers landed safely.
anguish
 
After the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor, the American people were _______________ in their determination to defeat the fascist powers.
resolute
 
Although Hal was the only boy at the formal dance wearing sneakers and an old sweatshirt, he did not seem at all _______________.
abashed
 
In recent years, pollution of our waterways has had serious and sometimes fatal _______________ on the wildlife that inhabits them.
defects

Level C Unit 6 Synonyms and Antonyms Answers

 
genial
synonym- fortunate to have “amiable” traveling companions.
 
ostracized
synonym- “snubbed” the newcomers.
 
repercussions
synonym- prepared to deal with any and all “consequences”
 
instill
synonym- “inculcate” discipline in the new recruits.
 
forthright
synonym- welcomed “candid” comments on the plan.
 
scapegoat
synonym- refuse to be made the “fall guy” again.
 
purge
synonym- “cleanse” the body of toxins.
 
flaunted
synonym- “showed off” an expensive new wardrobe.
 
aloof
synonym- a rather “standoffish” disposition.
 
basked
synonym- “revealed” in the company of good friends.
 
pseudonym
synonym- used a “pen name” to conceal my identity.
 
premonitions
synonym- filled with “presentiments” of doom
 
anguish
synonym- letters that revealed the depth of their “misery.”
 
rehabilitates
synonym- “restores” antique cars as a hobby.
 
defects
synonym- “imperfections” easily covered with a little makeup.
 
abashed
antonym- “unembarrassed” by their remarks.
 
retentive
antonym- has a very “forgetful” mind
 
resolute
antonym- “indecisive” in moments of crisis.
 
finesse
antonym- handled the matter with surprising “clumsiness.”
 
articulate
antonym- gave an “incoherent” statement to reporters.

Level C Unit 6 Vocabulary in Context Answers

  1. C
  2. B
  3. D
  4. A
  5. B

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