Sadlier Vocabulary Workshop – Level B – Unit 3 – Sentences

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peevish
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I’m normally fairly even-tempered, but I can become _____ and irritable when I’m tired or frustrated.
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animated
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The dull conversation became much more _____ when it turned to a subject in which we were all interested.
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goad
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Indian elephant keepers usually use a short wooden _____ to control and direct the movements of their huge charges.
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miscellaneous
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Those books that do not fit logically under any of the subjects indicated will be placed in a group labeled “_____”.
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indulged
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I don’t know which is worse – parents who are too strict with their children or parents who _____ them too much.
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oration
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The mayor will deliver her annual Forth of July _____ in City Square right after the parade.
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loomed
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When storm clouds _____ on the horizon, we hurried to find shelter.
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verify
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The man was the prime suspect in the crime until two eyewitnesses came forward to _____ his alibi.
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unique
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Larry has the _____ distinction of being the only student in our school ever to win varsity letters in four sports.
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hankered
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When I saw how handsome my father looked in his brand-new jacket, I _____ for one exactly like it.
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seethes
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Like some storm-tossed sea, her inventive brain _____ with all kinds of new and imaginative answers to old problems and questions.
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drone
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How pleasant it is for us city dwellers to smell the new-mown hay and listen to the _____ of bees in the clover patch!
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culminated
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The resentment of the American colonists against the harsh policies of the British government _____ in armed rebellion.
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constituent
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In every election, the candidates try to persuade their _____ that they know how to solve the problems and issues that most concern them.
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brood
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Like the traffic guard at a school crossing, the mother hen directed her large _____ across the yard toward a torn sack of feed.
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upright
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We put supports around the tree that had been partially uprooted by the storm, and it was soon standing _____ again.
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downright
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I believe in being careful, but Dan is _____ miserly when it comes to spending money
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literate
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Because of limited resources, only one half of the population of the underdeveloped nation is _____.
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luster
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The sunlight shining on her hair gave it an almost metallic _____.
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singe
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“You’re just supposed to _____ the meat,” I shouted at him in dismay, “not burn it to a crisp!”

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