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Mrs. Primack's English Class

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Study the following vocabulary words.

1.      Painstaking

2.      Meticulous

3.      Mitigate

4.      Perceptive

5.      Pique

6.      Nonchalance

7.      Overt

8.      Quandary

9.      Morose

10. Plagiarize

 

PART 1: Complete each sentence below by providing the correct word from the list.

1)      Jonathan’s ____________attention to details helped him succeed in school.

2)      Attorney Kostoff believed that the client’s abusive childhood might provide the _______________circumstances necessary for a reduced sentence.

3)      Rita’s uncle was a ________________old man who was never happy about anything.

4)      With ____________________, Kyle walked into the meeting and announced his resignation.

5)      Nothing could hide the fact that Thomas had been caught in the __________ act of stealing.

6)      Having a ______________________ nature, Mr. Stonewall was able to sense the student’s embarrassment even before she uttered a sound.

7)      Jordan knew better than to _____________________ a Shakespearean sonnet, but foolishly he hoped his teacher would not recognize it.

8)      Raising the parking fee for students will only ________________ their temper.

9)      The student was in a ________________ over which college she wanted to attend since both were offering a substantial scholarship.

10)   Harry was ___________ about his clothes, but sloppy about the condition of his room.

 

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