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Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 12 Choosing the Right Word Answers
|Alexander the Great’s meteoric career of world conquest made an indelible impression on the thoughts and institutions of antiquity.
|Taking third place in the hundred-meter dash in the intramural track meet left me satisfied nut scarcely elated.
|Although there was no tangible reason for my alarm, I could not shake off the feeling that something terrible was about to happen.
|His invariably acrid remarks on the state of the world soon earned him the nickname of “Old Sourpuss”.
|How will you write your novel if you spend most of your time ruminating about the title?
|An insightful writer usually has no need to rely on hollow generalities or threadbare platitudes.
|I’ve noticed that many professional football players become irrelevant only a few years after their retirement.
|As part of the settlement, the company must henceforth abjure unsubstantiated claims for its product.
|We hoped that the strange noises outside the tent were merely the foraging sounds of small nocturnal creatures like possums and raccoons.
|Like so many pack rats, she has found that great self-discipline is needed to break the cluttering habit.
|Because their misconduct was clearly deliberate, we have no feelings of compunction in sentencing them to ten days of detention.
|The major powers intervened to prevent the brush fire war from engulfing the entire region in a full-scale conflagration.
|The deep-seated resentment of the populace, which had long been quiescent, suddenly blossomed into open rebellion.
|Millions of Americans were thrilled as they witnessed on TV the simple but august ceremony of the presidential inauguration.
|We may criticize Americans for many things, but they are never callous when appeals for help come from distressed people.
|We should seek not to quell the idealism and enthusiasm of youth but, rather, to direct those impulses into useful channels.
|Your ruminations in the meaning of life will just be a waste of time unless they lead to some plans for rational behavior.
|The old platitude, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” is based on the principle that old dogs and people do not learn as well as the young.
|After listening to the senator’s trenchant analysis, I have a clearer idea of what is involved and where I should stand on the issue.
|Just before going to sleep, we set traps to discourage the nocturnal raids of the raccoons on our food supply.
|Since my parents offered no objections, I felt that I had their tacit consent to go ahead with my plans for a summer trip to California.
|Though the anecdote was amusing, it was totally irrelevant to the matter we were discussing at the moment.
|The judge has a reputation for being generally indulgent, but not when confronting an individual convicted of reckless driving.
|In these days of presidential primaries, candidates can no longer be chosen at clandestine meetings of a few powerful politicians.
|In a large city, it is difficult to avoid the acrid smoke emitted from cars.
Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 12 Completing The Sentence Answers
|The years of close association with outstanding teachers had left a(n) ____ mark on the students’ characters.
|The debate was decide in our favor when Carole’s ___ rebuttal tore the other side’s argument to pieces.
|How can we possibly accept the testimony of someone who is known to be a(n) ___ liar?
|According to legend, Mrs. O’Leary’s cow kicked over an oil lamp and started the ___ that consumed four square miles of Chicago in 1871.
|The fumes released by the volcano were so ____ that they caused great discomfort among people in the nearby villages.
|Some people are so completely wrapped up in their own concerns that they often seem to be ___ about the feelings of others.
|There was no ____ evidence of his sincerity, but somehow we were confident that he would do all he could help us.
|The document showed that, years before, the companies had made a(n) ____ agreement to divide the market among them.
|Though we were angry with each other, we had a(n) ____ agreement to act politely in front of our parents.
|Abraham Lincoln’s plan for reconstruction simply had the former rebels ____ allegiance to the Confederacy and vow to support the Union.
|I tried to ___ my feeling of panic by assuring myself that there is simply no such thing as a ghost.
|I have no patience with a(n) ____ parent who gives in to every whim and demand of an undisciplined child.
|The audience seemed to be stirred by the speaker’s remarks, but in my opinion they were no more than a series of _____.
|Who wouldn’t be ____ at winning a huge prize on a television quiz show?
|In the presence of such a(n) ____ assemblage of spiritual leaders representing all the major beliefs, I felt very humble.
|The streets seemed safe and familiar during the day, but now we had to face unknown ___ dangers.
|I stretched out under the old maple tree in the backyard and began to ____ on the strange events of that remarkable day.
|Your statement may be correct, but since it has no bearing on the point now under discussion, I must reject it as ____.
|Their behavior was so rude and offensive that I had no ____ about telling them to leave to leave the house.
|Although the disease had been ____ for several years, the doctors warned her that its symptoms could appear again at any time.
Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 12 Synonyms and Antonyms Answers
|forswear, retract, abstain from
|affirm, avow, aver, profess
|irritating, stinging, bitter, caustic
|gentle, soothing, mild
|stately, dignified, exalted, venerable
|humble, base, mean, lowly, abject
|insensitive, unsympathetic, thick-skinned
|sensitive, compassionate, tenderhearted
|covert, furtive, surreptitious, stealthy
|open, overt, undisguised, aboveboard
|scruple, qualm, misgiving, contrition
|shamelessness, insouciance, nonchalance
|overjoyed, ecstatic, tickled pink
|depressed, crestfallen, despondent, blue
|erasable, impermanent, ephemeral
|permissive, tolerant, liberal
|strict, severe, hard-nosed
|persisting, chronic, dyed-in-the-wool
|sporadic, intermittent, occasional
|inapplicable, immaterial, beside the point
|pertinent, material, apropos, germane
|cliche, turism, bromide
|epigram, quip, witticism, bon mot
|pacify, squelch, quash, crush
|incite, provoke, arouse, foment, stir up
|still, inert, motionless, tranquil
|active, thriving, bustling, volatile
|ponder, reflect, mull over, muse
|unexpressed, unvoiced, understood, implicit
|explicit, express, specific
|perceptible, actual, evident
|immaterial, imperceptible, insubstantial
|penetrating, cutting, telling, acute
|dull, bland, insipid, vapid, imperceptive
Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 12 Vocabulary in Context Answers
A. during the night
When I got back to my breakfast in the Boar’s coffee room, I found Mr. Pumblehcook conversing with the landlord. Mr. Pumblechook (not improved in appearance by his late ‘nocturnal’ adventure) was waiting for me…
“And couldn’t uncle Pumblechook, being always considerate and thoughtful for us-though you may not think, Joseph,” in a tone of deepest reproach, as if he were the most ‘callous’ of nephews, “then mention this boy, standing Prancing here,”-which I solemnly declare I was not doing-“that I have never been I willing slave to?”
It revived my utmost indignation to find that she was still pursued by this fellow, and I felt ‘inveterate’ against him. I told her so, and told her that I would spend any money or take any pains to drive him out of that country.
“There’s one thing you may be sure of, Pip,” said Joe, after some ‘rumination’, “namely, that lies is lies. However they come, they oughtn’t to come, and they come from the father of lies, and work round to the same. don’t you tell no more of ’em, Pip.”
b. a burned book
…[H]e took us into another room with a dinner-table for thirty, and in the grate a scorched leaf of a copy-book under a bushel of coal dust. Having looked at this extinct ‘conflagration’ and shaken his head, he took my order…
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