Vocabulary Workshop Unit 3 level h answers
in sandpainting, an art still practiced by the Navajos and Pueblos of the American Southwest, designs are created of ____________ representing animals, deities, and natural phenomena.
Your _______ as an orator may earn you votes, but it cannot make up for your lack of experience in and knowledge of public affairs.
we did drop a few objectionable words from the dialogue, but this does not justify the critic’s claim that we _____ the play.
a theory that seems valid in the confines of a small family group may be proved useless when applied in the _______ of society at large.
if you find these people so unpleasant, why do you ______ to associate with them?
they can’t force you to do anything, but it is quite possible that they will be able to _______ you into actions against your best interests.
the clash of wits between those two brilliant columnists was no mere _____ but an exchange of clever insults.
the first _____ in the Communist world of the postwar era occurred in 1948, when Yugoslavia began in earnest to distance itself from the Soviet Union.
our little group of would-be writers, painters, and musicians formed an _____ of culture in what we considered a hostile world.
in the great crises of life, you must depend basically on yourself; the help you get from others can only be ______.
a truly great leader must possess both the inspiration of a visionary and the ________ skills of an experienced politician.
the sun left its mottled imprint on the wall as the rays filtered through the _______ of the iron grating.
in this situation, when I desperately needed material help, I was deluged with a(n) ______ of glib and gratuitous advice.
a political candidate who promises to solve all our social problems without ever mentioning higher taxes would certainly be dismissed as a ________.
because he sees life as a pattern of ambiguities and contradictions, he likes to express himself in the form of ______ witticisms.
the dictum “there’s no such thing as a free lunch” means that nothing worthwhile in life comes to us _______.
after the great victory, his quiet and modest statements were far more impressive than the most effusive _______ could have been.
it is a common mistake to assume that shrewdness in business affairs must be accompanied by extreme _______.
though acupuncture has been practiced in Eastern medicine for centuries, its _______ value has only recently been acknowledged in the West.
her easygoing attitude and resilience, far from being weaknesses, proved to be her ________ in surviving during that trying period.
the introductory membership letter stated that the monthly magazine was delivered _________ but, nonetheless, the membership fees were exorbitant.
many of the celebrated composers of classical pieces were ______ long before they were even teenagers.
we exchanged agitated and _____ looks after the customs agent instructed us to carry our luggage to a special table for a thorough investigation.
A(n) _______ of urban Australia, the Sydney Opera House is a building of unique and masterful construction.
the teacher’s ________ tone inspired many students to drop the course.
DEIGN to respond to the question
gave their assistance FREELY
offered a HYMN of praise
participated in the witty REPARTEE
urges writers to CENSOR their screenplays
awed by the gifts of the young MASTER
the CURATIVE benefits of mineral water
caused a BREACH in their ranks
received a SURFEIT of gifts
belonging to a SUBSIDIARY organization
she acquired the stroller FOR A PRICE
the boy’s LAMENT for his father
with a GENEROSITY heretofore unseen
please APPEND the volume and add the poem
the workers formed a UNITED FRONT
What point is there in dwelling on unproven theories when the problem we are facing demands that we be as _______ as possible?
The coach used diagrams to show our receivers how to slip through the ______ in our opponent’s zone pass coverage.
once the advantage and royalties were settled, the publisher and agent negotiated ______ rights to be covered in the author’s contract.
my classmates selected me to address the community affairs committee because public speaking is a(n) ______ of mine.
when she neatly faked out the guard, pivoted, and drove in for a layup, I realized that I was seeing a true ________ on the basketball court.
I would have welcomed any firm answer, no matter how unfavorable, but all that I got from her was a(n) _________ smile.
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.
At the height of Beatlemania in the mid-1960’s the Fab Four assumed the stature of pop _______.
when the soldiers realized that they had defeated the far more numerous enemy, their cheers rose in a great _______ of jubilation and victory.
A good laugh invariably makes me feel better; I honestly believe that it has a(n) _______ effect on my disposition.
The stubborn old-timers who refused to sell their homes came to form a(n) ______ of “natives” surrounded by “city people”.
The situation is growing worse because there is a(n) ________ of good intentions but a dearth of common sense and willingness to work hard.
The “minor difference of opinion” developed into a(n) ________ that split the political party into two opposing factors.
He considers himself such as a marvelous chess player that I’m surprised he would ______ to sit down at the board with a beginner like me.
His exaggerated claims for an expensive painkiller that turned out to be no more than aspirin exposed him as a(n) ________.
His self-importance stems from his inability to appreciate the very minor part he plays in the ______ of human affairs.
In attempting to make the novel acceptable to the general public, the editor so _____ it that it lost its quality of stark realism.
She thought of herself as a combination of Mark Twain and H.L. Mencken, but her attempts at “devastating _________” were not very funny.
To promote circulation, the publisher offered to throw in home delivery _________ for new subscribers to the Sunday edition.
Playing on his vanity and his desire to be known as a “good guy”, I tried to ________ him into lending me his car.
A person who shows RAPACITY is NOT
A MOUNTEBANK is a(n)
To CONDESCEND is to
D. lower oneself
To COZEN is to
A. intervening spaces