Vocabulary Workshop Level H Unit 3 Answers

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Vocabulary Workshop Level H Unit 3 Choosing the Right Word Answers

In sandpainting, an art still practiced by the Navajos and Pueblos of the American Southwest, designs are created of (icons/fortes) representing animals, deities, and natural phenomena.
icon

Your (virtuosity/pragmatism) as an orator may earn you votes, but it cannot make up for your lack of experience in and knowledge of public affairs.
virtuosity

We did drop a few objectionable words from the dialogue, but this does not justify the critic’s claim that we (cozened/bowdlerized) the play.
bowdlerized

A theory that seems valid in the confines of a small family group may be proved useless when applied in the (macrocosm/interstice) of society at large.
macrocosm

If you find those people so unpleasant, why do you (cozen/condescend) to associate with them?
condescend

They can’t force you to do anything, but it is quite possible that they will be able to (condescend/cozen) you into actions against your best interests.
cozen

The clash of wits between those two brilliant columnists was no mere (persiflage/paean) , but an exchange of clever insults.
persiflage

The first (schism/enclave) in the Communist world of the postwar era occurred in 1948, when Yugoslavia began in earnest to distance itself from the Soviet Union.
schism

Our little group of would-be writers, painters, and musicians formed an (enclave/ancillary) of culture in what we considered a hostile world.
enclave

In the great crises of life, you must depend basically on yourself; the help you get from others can only be (pragmatic/ancillary).
ancillary

A truly great leader must possess both the inspiration of a visionary and the (quizzical/pragmatic) skills of an experienced politician.
pragmatic

The sun left its mottled imprint on the wall as the rays filtered through the (enclaves/interstices) of the iron grating.
interstice

In this situation, when I desperately needed material help, I was deluged with a(n) (plethora/enclave) of glib and gratuitous advice.
plethora

A political candidate who promises to solve all our social problems without ever mentioning higher taxes would certainly be dismissed as a (mountebank/schism).
mountebank

Because he sees life as a pattern of ambiguities and contradictions, he likes to express himself in the form of (quizzical/ancillary) witticisms.
quizzical

The dictum “There’s no such thing as free lunch” means that nothing worthwhile in life comes to us (forte/gratis).
gratis

After the great victory, his quiet and modest statements were far more impressive than the most effusive (paean/interstice) could have been.
paean

It is a common mistake to assume that shrewdness in business affairs must be accompanied by extreme (rapacity/mountebank).
rapacity

Though acupuncture has been practiced in Eastern medicine for centuries, its (therapeutic/quizzical) value has only recently been acknowledged in the West.
therapeutic

Her easygoing attitude and resilience, far from being weaknesses, proved to be her (mountebank/forte) in surviving during that trying period.
forte

The introductory membership letter stated that the monthly magazine was delivered (ancillary/gratis) but, nonetheless, the membership fees were exorbitant.
gratis

Many of the celebrated composers of classical pieces were (icons/virtuosos) long before they were even teenagers.
virtuoso

We exchanged agitated and (quizzical/pragmatic) looks after the customs agent instructed us to carry our luggage to a special table for a thorough investigation.
quizzical

A(n) (macrocosm/icon) of urban Australia, the Sydney Opera House is a building of unique and masterful construction.
icon

The teacher’s (condescending/bowdlerized) tone inspired many students to drop the course.
condescend

Vocabulary Workshop Level H Unit 3 Synonyms and Antonyms Answers

WordSynonyms (s)Antonyms (a)
AncillaryAuxiliary, Subsidiary, AccessoryCentral, Key, Primary, Principal, Main
BowdlerizeCensor, Purge, Expurgate
CondescendDeign
CozenDupe, Deceive, Beguile, Inveigle
EnclaveIsland, Subgroup
ForteGift, Aptitude, SpecialtyWeakness, Shortcoming, Foible
Gratis(Adj) On the house, (Adv) Freely(Adv) For a price
IconEmblem, Idol
IntersticeGap, Slot, Crevice, Interval, Lacuna
MacrocosmCosmos, Entirety, UniverseModel, Miniature, Microcosm
MountebankImpostor, Quack, Trickster, Swindler, CharlatanSucker, Dupe, “Mark”, “Pigeon”
PaeanHymn, Ode, AnthemDirge, Elegy, Lament, Threnody
PersiflageBanter, Jesting, Repartee, Badinage
PlethoraSurplus, Surfeit, Glut, ExcessShortage, Paucity, Dearth, Scarcity
PragmaticDown-to-earth, BusinesslikeIdealistic, Impractical, Visionary
QuizzicalPeculiar, Perplexed, Mystified, DerisiveUnequivocal, Crystal-clear, Unambiguous
RapacityAvarice, Cupidity, VoraciousnessLiberality, Generosity, Altruism
SchismRift, Breach, SplitUnited front, Reconciliation
TherapeuticCurative, Salutary, SalubriousHarmful, Injurious, Deleterious
VirtuosoExpert, Master, Prodigy, MaestroAmateur, Beginner, Novice, (Adj) Mediocre

Vocabulary Workshop Level H Unit 3 Completing The Sentence Answers

pragmatic
What point is there in dwelling on unproven theories when the problem we are facing demands that we be as … as possible?

interstices
The coach used diagrams to show our receivers how to slip through the … in our opponent’s zone pass coverage

ancillary
Once the advance and royalties were settled, the publisher and agent negotiated … rights to be covered in the author’s contract

forte
My classmates selected me to address the community affairs committee because public speaking is a(n) … of mine

virtuoso
When she neatly faked out the guard, pivoted, and drove in got a layup, I realized that I was seeing a true … on the basketball court

quizzical
I would have welcomed any firm answer, no matter how unfavorable, but all that I got from her was a(n) … smile

rapacity
Although we pride ourselves on the advance of civilization, the sad fact is that the … of modern humanity has resulted in more destruction and suffering than ever before in history

icons
At the height of Beatlemania in the mid 1960s the Fab Four assumed the stature of pop ….

paean
When the soldiers realized that they had defeated the far more numerous enemy, their cheers rose in a great … of jubilation and victory

therapeutic
A good laugh invariably makes me feel better; I honestly believe that it has a(n) … effect on my dispostition

enclave
The stubborn old timers who refused to sell their homes came to form a(n) … of “natives” surrounded by “city people”

plethora
The situation is growing worse because there is a(n) … of good intentions by a dearth of common sense and willingness to work harder

schism
The minor difference of opinion developed into a(n) … that split the political party into two opposing factions

condescend
He considers himself such a marvelous chess player that I’m surprised he would … to sit down at the board with a beginner like me

mountebank
His exaggerated claims for an expensive painkiller that turned out to be no more than aspirin exposed him as a(n) …

macrocosm
His self-importance stems from his inability to appreciate the very minor part he plays in the … of human affairs

bowdlerized
In attempting to make the novel acceptable to the general public, the editor so … it that it lost its quality of stark realism

persiflage
She thought of herself as a combination of Mark Twain and H.L. Mencken, but her attempts at “devastating persiflage” were not very funny

gratis
To promote circulation, the publisher offered to throw in home delivery … for new subscribers to the Sunday edition

cozen
Playing on his vanity and his desire to be known as a “good guy”, I tried to … him into lending me his car

Vocabulary Workshop Level H Unit 3 Vocabulary in Context Answers

QuestionAnswer
A person who shows RAPACITY is NOTA. Generous
A MOUNTEBANK is a(n)C. Swindler
To CONDESCEND is toD. Lower oneself
To COZEN is toB. Deceive
INTERSTICES areA. Intervening spaces

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