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Level F Unit 10 (where we start criticizing Jerome’s work) 1.Find the one pronoun-antecedent errors and ONE parallelism error in the sentences 2.Find one sentence that lacks a context clue OR uses inference. Put a giant star next to the slide and provide a contrast signal word and antonym clue. 3.Complete the RPS for this unit 4.Which two words can be used as two different parts of speech? Which one is correctly used as THREE parts of speech? Write them next to THIS slide on the lines provided.
accrue We allowed the interest to _____ on the account until it turned into a small fortune. Think of the great advantages that will _____ for all of us if we carry out a truly effective plan to conserve our natural resources. I am convinced that some substantial advantages will surely ____ to me if I complete my college education.
annotation Laurence Stern’s novel Tristram Shandy has almost as many ____ as lines of text. Next day, the instructor returned my theme with a number of comments, queries, and other ______ penciled in the margins. The scholars who compiled the notes and _____ for my portable edition of Chaucer did a superb job of clarifying obscure or puzzling words and passages.
bedlam Is this the same band that caused mob scenes and vitual ____ on their first tour? _____ broke out in the meeting hall as the speaker tried vainly to be heard over the angry shouting of the audience. Things were already hectic in our tiny apartment, but when my sister arrived with two very excited dogs, the scene became absolute _____.
covert Napolean was an expert at making ____ preparations to attack unsuspecting opponents. It is up to the courts to decide how far police authorities may go in making use of ____ means of surveillance to catch criminals. He tried to make it appear that he was speaking in a friendly spirit, but I detected the ____ malice beneath his “harmless” remarks.
debonair Quite a few ____ young men asked my cousin to dance. His elegant appearance was matched by the ____ ease and polish of his manners. The difficult stage part called for an actress to gradually change from a morose introvert to a _______ charmer during the course of the play.
dun Many of Charles Dickens’ characters are ____ by creditors because of their large debts. If you resent being ______ by tradespeople, why not try paying your bills on time? What good will it do you to ___ me so mercilessly when you know I am flat broke?
efficacious Not the most charming of senators, he nevertheless wielded the most _____ knowledge of statecraft. This research program is entirely devoted to developing a drug that will be _____ in the treatment of arthritis. It is generally agreed that we urgently need more ____ methods of handling criminals, both for their own benefit and for that of the public.
equanimity Injustice always sent him into a rage, but he could endure most misfortune with ______. We have seen her accept victory with grace, but can she face defeat with ____? To bear evils with ____ doesn’t mean that you should make no effort to correct them.
fortuitous Due to a ____ drop in oil prices, the shipping company showed healthy profits for the year. Our meeting seemed at the time to be ____, but I learned later that it was the result of a careful plan. Scientists believe that everything in nature occurs in accordance with invariable laws and that nothing is truly _______.
gist Would the talented fellow who keeps the back row in stitches please repeat the ____ of what I just said? It will be helpful if you can state the ____ of his argument in a few sentences. Although they claimed that their summary gave us the ____ of the resolution, the fact is that he omitted important details.
gratuitous Though she had hoped to leave the lecture early, several members of the audience asked ______ questions, delaying her by an hour. We appreciated the services he furnished _____, but we soon came to see that it would have been cheaper to pay a real professional to do the job.
imperious The Wizard of Oz’s _____ manner failed him when he revealed himself as a fussy little man behind a curtain. She is a leader who can command loyalty and instant obedience without resorting to abusive language, threats, or an _____ manner. His tone of voice was so ____ that I wasn’t sure if he was asking me for a loan or demanding a payment of tribute.
invective It was his usual hail of _____, a sort of furious, harmless shower that left the air a bit clearer. My opponent’s last speech was filled with such wild charges, acrimonious language and bitter ____ that I walked out of the room without even trying to reply. Instead of relying of facts and logic, she used all kinds of rhetorical tricks and slashing ____ to attack her opponent.
motley Tall and short, thick and thin, old and young, we share the family name but are a ______ bunch indeed. As the British writer W.S. Maugham once observed, human nature is a(n) ____ collection of strengths and weaknesses, foibles and follies. Only a genius could have converted such a ____ group of individuals, drawn from all walks of life, into a disciplined and efficient organization.
munificent Nothing the volunteers said could save the program until our anonymous friend donated a ______ sum of money. The ______ gift of the Mellon family made it possible to set up the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. My sad story is that after working for three hose in the hot sun cleaning up the yard, I earned the _____ sum of $1.75
procrastinate We all want to _____ when a task is no fun, but some people make delaying a way of life. Anyone who ____ when the opportunity to make a very profitable deal presents itself is not going to be notably successful in the business world. The proverb “Make haste slowly” endorses prudence– not _________
provocative The ideas discussed in the film were so _____ that I thought about them long after I left the theater. Although their language was deliberately _____, I did not allow it to cause me to lose my self-control. This new book is a(n) ____ examination of our school system that may upset some of your most cherished ideas about education.
recondite The theories of relativity can seem _____ even for people who are well versed in the sciences. The kinds of books I enjoy reading range from light and airy comedies to ____ studies of social and philosophical problems. Insead of that highly involved and ______ discussion of the nation’s energy needs, why don’t you simply tell us what we can do to solve the problem?
reprobate ______ are usually more charming, funny, or thrilling in fiction than they are in real life. No sooner had the incorrigible old ____ gotten out of jail than he returned to the wicked ways that had landed him there in the first place. The crass and ____ conduct of those responsible for the scandal deserved public censure.
sedentary She exchanged her ____ job for a position as a swimming instructor. Daily exercise is recommended particularly for people whose occupations are, for the most part, _____ During the war, soldiers assigned to desk jobs were sometimes sarcastically called the “chairbound infantry” or the “_____ commandos”.
PrefixesRootsSuffixes ProBefore, forward, to go before BongoodTionAct, process, state SedSit, sittingFortuChance, fate, luck AciousInclined to, given to, tendency to GratBeloved, pleasing OusFull of or having the qualities of VectBearer, conveyer VocCall, talk, speak ProbUpright, good, honest