E9H S1 Unit 3 Vocab Flashcards

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harangue

My indifference during my mother's long ___ about me not caring about her only bolstered her point.

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dearth

My adversary's ___ of empathy towards other people just made me hate him even more.

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aghast

Watching the grievous scene during action scene left me ___ that the lead character walked away, seemingly unharmed.

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aloof

My lab partner's ___ behavior left me with a feeling that a poor grade on our lab report was imminent.

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lavish

Wearing all of the name brands to school clearly exhibits how frequently her parents ___ her with shopping trips.

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disdainfully

Erica's ___ look in Bobby's direction exhibited how much she finds his foolish and stupid.

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candor

Molly's ___ regarding my outfit hurt my feelings, but I value her paradigm of ensuring I look my best.

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candid

It may not always be a good idea to be ___ with your boss about their job performance as they oftentimes to not like to be vulnerable to their employees.

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tumultuous

The seemingly small oversight of not bringing enough cookies to the party created a ___ rush the treat table!

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impunity

Complimenting her father's new mustache was enough manipulation for Erica to earn ___ from him regarding the email home from the teacher.

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imposing

The ___ police force was commanding enough to stop the rioters from continuing their tumult and burning down more of the city's businesses.

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imposed

I demanded the school stop enforcing the dress code they ___ on students last year.

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retribution

I contemplated the best way to gain ___ against my sibling for marring my favorite t-shirt.

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permitted

Despite the rabbi's austere personality, she ___ me to eat during the Shabbat service so that I would not go hungry that evening.

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pernicious

Even though Erica seemed affable to people's faces, she had a ___ way of giving people compliments ("Oh, you usually look so fat, but today...you look better!").

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disposition

His ___ seemed quite volatile as even a strange look from someone would send him screaming and yelling.

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profanes

Ms. Haen has no time for someone who ___ her dearest love, Billy Shakes, with unkind words.

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suffice

A simple "I'm sorry" would ___ in reconciling our argument, but he is unwilling to do even that.

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insufficient

The ___ amount of butter in the cookie recipe marred the desert for everyone.

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augmented

His chronic tardiness only ___ my annoyance with him.

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augmentation

___ of the building will take place in three parts with most of the third floor being added this summer.

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thwarted

The princess ___ the subversive actions of the rebel group by throwing marble across the floor as they ran through the hallway.

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discretion

Because my daughter's spending habits leave me exasperated, I have to give out her allowance at my ___.

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discreet

In hopes of being ___ , many celebrities wear sunglasses when out in public.

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divert

I had to keep their attention because they continued to ___ from the task at hand.

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crassly

He ___ joked about how his parents truly love him when he knew that Jules was an orphan.

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incongruous

Considering he is so hard working at school, his lethargy regarding his chores at home strikes me as very ___.

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alchemy

Watching the technician work on the broken internet router seemed like a form of ___ as he got it to work in a matter of minutes!

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commodity

No one can dispute that "free time" seems to be a ___ in short supply lately.

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juxtapose

The interior designer likes to ___ light furniture against dark floors to create a dramatic contrast.

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