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IVS: CHAPTER 5 WORDS: ALLUSION BANAL ALTRUISTIC EUPHEMISM APPEASE MERCENARY ARBITRARY SYNDROME ASSAIL TAINT.

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2 IVS: CHAPTER 5 WORDS: ALLUSION BANAL ALTRUISTIC EUPHEMISM APPEASE MERCENARY ARBITRARY SYNDROME ASSAIL TAINT

3 IVS: CH. 5 - TEN WORDS IN CONTEXT: After I suggested that Monty have fruit for dessert instead of chocolate cake, he responded, "Is that an allusion to my weight?" a. contrast b. reference c. answer "I'm not often altruistic," Brett admitted. "I usually put my own welfare first." a. unselfish b. cheerful c. greedy 1. Allusion (ə-lū'zhən) - noun 2. Altruistic (ăl'trū-ĭs'tĭk) - adjective

4 My sister was so outraged when I accidentally scratched her favorite old Beatles record that nothing I could say or do would appease her. a. annoy(ed) b. heal(ed) c. calm(ed) Parents should not enforce rules according to their moods. Such arbitrary discipline only confuses children. a. steady b. slow c. impulsive 3. Appease (ə-pēz') - verb 4. Arbitrary (är'bĭ-trĕr'ē) - adjective

5 The two candidates continuously assailed each other with accusations of dishonesty. a. attack(ed) b. confuse(d) c. support(ed) "Nice to see you," may be a banal comment, but what it lacks in originality it makes up for in friendliness. a. greedy b. unoriginal c. clever 5. Assail (ə-sāl') - verb 6. Banal (bə-năl') - adjective

6 Common euphemisms include "final resting place" (for grave), "intoxicated" (for drunk), and "powder room (for toilet). a. harsh term(s) b. term(s) that don't offend c. foreign term(s) The con man pretended to love the wealthy widow, but he actually married her for mercenary reasons. a. jealous b. angry c. greedy 7. Euphemism (yoo'fə-mĭz'əm) - noun 8. Mercenary (mûr'sə-nĕr'ē) - adjective

7 Jet lag is a syndrome resulting from flying long distances; it often includes exhaustion, headache, and loss of appetite. a. group of symptoms b. cause(s) c. something required The involvement of organized crime has tainted many sports, including boxing and horse racing. a. benefit(ed) b. damage(d) c. start(ed) 9. Syndrome (sĭn'drōm) - noun 10. Taint (tānt) - verb

8 1. Determined by personal judgment, not rule or reason; based on impulse IVS: CH. 5 - MATCHING WORDS WITH DEFINITIONS: Arbitrary 2. Motivated only by financial gain; greedy 3. An indirect reference 4. A group of symptoms typical of a particular disease or condition 5. A mild or vague term used as a substitute for one considered offensive or unpleasant 6. To calm, especially by giving in to the demands of 7. Lacking originality; overused; commonplace 8. To stain the honor of someone or something 9. To attack physically or verbally 10. Unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; unselfish Mercenary Allusion Syndrome Euphemism Appease Banal Taint Assail Altruistic


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