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 Epistle (noun) – a letter  Avid (adj.) – enthusiastic; extremely interested  Grimace (noun) – a facial expression of disapproval or pain  Humility.

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2  Epistle (noun) – a letter  Avid (adj.) – enthusiastic; extremely interested  Grimace (noun) – a facial expression of disapproval or pain  Humility (noun) – humbleness  Dolorous (adj.) – exhibiting sorrow or pain  Gargantuan (adj.) – of huge or extraordinary size or power  Arduous (adj.) – difficult; requiring much effort  Affable (adj.) – friendly; agreeable  Grandiloquent (adj.) – pompous or high flown in speech  Harangue (noun) – a long strongly expressed speech

3  My wife delivered a lengthy ______ this morning in an effort to get me to quit smoking.  Brian spent years writing lengthy, unsent ______ to his old girlfriend.  Amanda gave a ______ when Mrs. Hind assigned nine pages of Algebra homework.  Marcus gets ______ when speaking of the theater, assuming no one knows as much as he.  The ______ old man never lacked for visitors.  Milltown’s players were ______ compared with the small guys on our team.  Refinishing the old bookcase proved an ______ task, but the results were well worth it.  Dori was such an ______ reader that I had a hard time recommending a title she had not reading  Even though Jo is a celebrated author, she’s the picture of ______ and never brags.  The song was so ______ that Elizabeth found it difficult not to cry.

4  The summer help on the highway crew underestimated the arduous task of…  Through the smoke, I could tell by the grimace on Dan’s face that he…  Elliot could hardly tolerate the grandiloquent aristocrats while working at the …  The arrogant stockbroker learned humility after…  The gargantuan Kodiak bear devoured…  Needing a break from her dolorous work as a coroner, Dr. Sinclair…  The history teacher’s harangue this morning seemed to…  Mary Ellen’s avid interest in chemistry led to her career as …  The senator’s biography was actually a collection of epistles that…  The affable receptionist made everyone feel…


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