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1 She wrote an indignant letter to the editor because she felt the article was erroneous. with displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base

2 The baby took her first steps tentatively. with hesitation

3 The jury sat impassively and thus, no one could predict whether the defendant would be found guilty or innocent. without interest; stoically

4 Many politicians behave unctuously while campaigning by shaking voters’ hands and carrying babies. sugary sweet; too kind

5 The waiter at the fancy restaurant smirked haughtily when I asked for a side of french fries. snobbishly; disdainfully; proud

6 The Jets fan hollered contemptuously when the referees called in favor of the Patriots. with hatred

7 The monk enjoyed a light repast after evening prayers. meal

8 How to solve the problem of global warming is one of the great enigmas of our time Mystery; puzzle; something hard to understand or explain

9 He received great renown for his discoveries. Great fame and respect

10 The actor does a credible job of playing the famous politician. Believable

11 It was blatant to me that the boy was unhappy because there were tears in his eyes. Obvious; conspicuous

12 He blithely ate his lunch without concerning himself about the problems of the day. Happily; lighthearted

13 She jauntily skipped around the park. Lively; carefree

14 Bertram Cates is tried for being a heretic who teaches Darwinism. One who rejects certain established beliefs or principles

15 Passion; intensity of feeling The fervor surrounding Obama’s campaign continued right through election day.

16 The ring must be appraised by a jeweler before it can be insured. Estimate one’s nature, quality, importance, or worth

17 We live in the hinterlands in Kansas where there is no cell phone service or another home for miles and thus, we remain quite disconnected. Remote, unpopulated land; boondocks; back country

18 The child became petulant because he was hungry and tired. irritated

19 Forgiveness; pardon The menacing boy received absolution from the friendly neighbor after he broke the man’s window.

20 With suspicion, mistrust, or disapproval The teacher looked askance at the boy when he exited the classroom with a sly look on his face. The jury looked askance at the defendant when he entered the courtroom, suggesting that they’d made up their minds about him before the trial was underway.

21 Friendly; amiable; inviting; genial The affable dog trotted up to passersby and licked their faces.

22 Irritated; petulant Nettled Norma noticed nobody noticed her. Molly was miffed making macaroni. Miffed Molly made miserable mustard.

23 Concern with virtue or religious devotion The pious pastor/priest pasted prayer papers on the pews. The pious pastor prayed on the podium.

24 Continuing or enduring forever; everlasting

25 Intrusive; interfering; meddlesome laryVideos/TabId/59/VideoId/783/Meddleso me.aspxwww.vocabahead.com/GRESATVocabu laryVideos/TabId/59/VideoId/783/Meddleso me.aspx

26 Relaxation; rest; ease

27 Adjoining; neighboring; close; next to

28 Unexceptional; average; second-rate; sub-par; inferior

29 Gentle; kind; harmless; innocuous os/Videos/TabId/59/VideoId/951/Default.as px

30 Nerve; boldness; audacity

31 Careless; quick; routinely done without much thought

32 Foolish; stupid

33 shocked

34 ridiculous

35 stubbornly

36 Articulate in speech; persuasive

37 Elated; happy

38 angry

39 harsh

40 Harmless; without power; benign

41 Convincing; logical; rational; coherent

42 Of or pertaining to old age or the aged; old; worn out

43 based on or making use of other sources; not original or pri mary

44 Chase; harass; pester

45 Mimic; imitate; copy; impersonate

46 Stubborn; determined; inflexible; adamant; obstinate

47 Somebody made to take the blame

48 Timid; uncomfortable; embarrassed

49 Genial; friendly; pleasant; sociable

50 Hate; dislike

51 Hateful despicable; repugnant; revolting

52 Censure; rebuke; convict

53 Fabricate; trick; con; lie; pretend

54 Bluff; trick; lie; pretend; make up


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