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AVS: CHAPTER 4 WORDS: BERATE MAUDLIN ESTRANGE REGRESS EUPHORIC RELINQUISH IMPETUOUS UBIQUITOUS INFALLIBLE ZENITH.

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2 AVS: CHAPTER 4 WORDS: BERATE MAUDLIN ESTRANGE REGRESS EUPHORIC RELINQUISH IMPETUOUS UBIQUITOUS INFALLIBLE ZENITH

3 AVS: CH. 4 - TEN WORDS IN CONTEXT: Nick's mother often berates him. And when she isn't yelling at him, she ignores him. a. disappoint(s) b. neglect(s) c. scold(s) angrily After his divorce, Shawn didn't want to estrange his children, so he called and visited them often. a. frighten b. drive away c. dislike avs-8 1. Berate (bē-rāt') - verb 2. Estrange (ĕ-strānj') - verb

4 I was euphoric when I received my grades. To my amazement and joy, they were all A's and B's. a. very happy b. boastful c. sentimental Whenever I make an impetuous purchase, I end up being dissatisfied: the shoes aren't comfortable, the shirt is the wrong color, the jacket costs too much. From now on, I intend to think more carefully before I buy. a. impulsive b. considerate c. imaginative avs-8 3. Euphoric (yoo-fôr'ĭk) - adjective 4. Impetuous (ĭm-pĕch'oo-əs) - adjective

5 A sign over my sister's desk reads, "I'm infallible. I never make a mistake." a. perfect b. imperfect c. everywhere The authors of maudlin soap operas must feel they haven't done their job unless viewers are crying by the end of each show. a. short b. comical c. overly emotional avs-8 5. Infallible (ĭn-făl'ə-bəl) - adjective 6. Maudlin (môd'lĭn) - adjective

6 Adolescents under stress sometimes regress to childish ways: dependency, temper tantrums, and silliness. a. go backward b. reach a high point c. act hastily No beer is allowed in the "family area" of the stadium, so fans must relinquish their six-packs at the gate before they take their seats. a. buy b. yield c. enjoy avs-8 7. Regress (rē-grĕs') - verb 8. Relinquish (rĭ-lĭng'kwĭsh) - verb

7 We postponed our plan to drive home on Sunday because a dense fog was ubiquitous. It covered the entire town. a. scarce b. newly discovered c. found everywhere Florence reached the zenith of her career when she became president of Ace Products. a. end b. earlier condition c. highest point avs-8 9. Ubiquitous (yoo-bĭk'wə-təs) - adjective 10. Zenith (zē'nĭth) - noun

8 1. To surrender (something); give (something) up AVS: CH. 4 - MATCHING WORDS WITH DEFINITIONS: Relinquish 2. Done or acting in a hurry, with little thought; impulsive 3. Tearfully sentimental; overly emotional 4. To criticize or scold harshly 5. Existing or seeming to exist everywhere at the same time 6. The highest point or condition; peak 7. To make unsympathetic or unfriendly; alienate 8. Not capable of error or failure; unable to make a mistake 9. Overjoyed; having an intense feeling of well-being 10. To return to an earlier, generally worse, condition or behavior Impetuous Maudlin Berate Ubiquitous Zenith Estrange Infallible Euphoric Regress avs-8


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