Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 9 Answers
As soon as the hurricane (abated, equivocated), rescue teams rushed out to help people in the devastated area.
Is it any wonder that a 17-year-old star athlete becomes smug when she receives such (recapitulation, adulation) from the entire school.
As the election drew nearer, the candidates went from reasonable discussion to quarrelsomeness to (anathematizing, recapitulating) each other.
Sportswriters attribute the success of the pennant-winning team largely to the (astute, evanescent) managing of old Buck Coakely.
Since my mother is such a(n) (astute, dilatory) manager, she was the perfect choice to run the children’s museum in our community.
He is completely indifferent to wealth and luxurious living; his (anathema, avarice) is directed instead toward fame and prestige.
What do you think of the concept that when a crime is committed, society is often as (culpable, astute) as the criminal.
In playing chess, she deliberately uses (dilatory, nebulous) tactics to make her opponent impatient and tense.
When the results of her mistakes became public knowledge, she gained a well-deserved reputation for being an (astute, egregious) blunderer.
I was absolutely stunned when I reviewed my bank statement, not realizing I had an (irresolute, egregious) error in accounting.
In everyone’s life, a situation may arise that calls for a basic moral choice to be made, without compromise or (abatement, equivocation).
The glory of this perfect spring day seems to be all the more precious because it is so (torpid, evanescent).
It is difficult to remember my dreams, as I find them to be (evanescent, astute).
As a result of (irresolution, egregiousness) when that novel was first submitted, the publishing house lost the biggest best-seller of the year.
What she calls her “philosophy of life” seems to me a hodgepodge of childish fallacies and (dilatory, nebulous) generalizations.
Sheila was feeling insecure after experiencing a (culpable, nebulous) sense of dread that something terrible was going to happen during her speech.
Only a (penury, novice) at golf would have tried to use a driver when hitting into such a strong wind.
Before becoming a successful writer, Jack London was a (torpid, novice) prospector, searching for gold in Alaska.
In the densely populated and underdeveloped countries we visited, we saw the depths to which people can be reduced by (penury, anathema).
Since he is known to be a multimillonaire, it seems almost (culpable, pretentious) of him, in an inverted sense, to drive around in a small, battered, inexpensive car.
Biologists have a theory that every plant or animal in the course of its development (abates, recapitulates) all the stages of its evolution.
The say that school spirit at Central High is dead, but I am confident that it can be (resuscitated, equivocated) if the right methods are used.
The (slovenly, pretentious) physical appearance of the report was matched by its careless writing and disorganized content.
You may be right in your belief that she won’t let us use her car, but remember that this is till only a(n) (anathema, supposition).
The heat in the room, the quite drone of the fly at the window, and the bright sunlight put me into a (torpid, slovenly) state.
Synonym: DITHERING over a choice
Synonym: guilty of BRAZEN rudeness
Synonym: a delicate and FLEETING beauty
Synonym: RESTATE your requirements
Synonym: ashamed of a SLIPSHOD job
Synonym: PREVARICATED about the true amount
Synonym: BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO the dull party
Synonym: made LISTLESS by the heat
Synonym: a maddeningly MURKY explanation
Synonym: a muttered EXECRATION
Antonym: their SUBTLE errors
Antonym: a WELL-GROOMED AND CAREFUL dresser
Antonym: closing with a WORD OF APPROVAL
Antonym: an experienced and TENACIOUS nanny
Antonym: the presentation of a FULLY DEFINED concept
Using the most up-to-date equipment, the firefighters worked tirelessly to ______ the victim of smoke inhalation.
I don’t think I’d call such a(n) ______ grammatical mistake I minor “slip of the pen.”
I was so ______ about whether to go out for basketball or for swimming that I ended up going out for neither.
When you are ______ in returning a book to the library, you are preventing someone else from using it.
As her anger slowly ______, she realized that such childish outburst of emotion would do nothing to help solve her problems.
It would mean more to him to gain the approval of the few people who can appreciate his work than to receive the ______ of the crowd.
I told my friend that dress for the party was casual, but he showed up looking, in my opinion, just plain ______.
How can you consider him ______ when the accident was caused by a landslide that no one could have foreseen or prevented?
Since I truly loathe people who think they are “above the common herd,” any form of snobbery is absolutely ______ to me.
The study of history teaches us that a hunger for land, like other kinds of ______, is the cause of a great many wars.
He holds forth in great detail on what is wrong with our city government, but the remedies he suggests are exceedingly ______.
The ______ she had experienced in her childhood and youth made her keenly aware of the value of money.
Since he was a(n) ______ at the game, the three veteran players hoped to find someone more suitable to play on their team.
Your brilliant plan is based on one false ______ — that I am willing to work without pay.
Does he use all the quotations as means of clarifying his meaning, or simply as a(n)_____ display of his learning?
Sure, it’s great to be a big-league ballplayer, but bear in mind that the years of stardom are brief and ______.
I was impressed by the ______ way our hostess guided the conversation away from topics that might be embarrassing to her guests.
After giving us extremely detailed instructions for more than an hour, she briefly ______ and then sent us out on our assignments.
Although she tried to ______, we insisted on a simple “yes” or “no” answer.
Her mind, ______ as a result of hours of exposure to the bitter cold, was not alert enough to sense the impending danger.
Being in a penury state suggests:
A – indigence
A person displaying astuteness is:
D – perceptive
A supposition is a(n):
B – conclusion
If a person pauses irresolutely, he or she acts with:
A – hesitation
A nebulous impression is not:
C – precise