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IVS: CHAPTER 7 WORDS: CALAMITY PERSEVERE COMPREHENSIVE PONDER CONVENTIONAL REHABILITATE FLAGRANT TURMOIL FLUCTUATE VENTURE.

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2 IVS: CHAPTER 7 WORDS: CALAMITY PERSEVERE COMPREHENSIVE PONDER CONVENTIONAL REHABILITATE FLAGRANT TURMOIL FLUCTUATE VENTURE

3 IVS: CH. 7 - TEN WORDS IN CONTEXT: The survivors of the earthquake slowly rebuilt their homes and lives after the calamity. a. activity b. tragedy c. risk The company's comprehensive insurance plan covers most health services, including hospitals, doctors, and dentists. a. complete b. familiar c. continuous 1. Calamity (kə-lăm'ĭ-tē) - noun 2. Comprehensive (kŏm'prē-hĕn'sĭv) - adjective

4 Jorge wanted to propose to Elena in the conventional manner, so in the middle of a restaurant, he got down on his knees and asked, "Will you marry me?" a. out-of-the-way b. useful c. usual The use of campaign funds for the congressman's private business was a flagrant violation of the law. a. obvious b. acceptable c. minor 3. Conventional (kən-vĕn'shə-nəl) - adjective 4. Flagrant (flā'grənt) - adjective

5 My weight used to fluctuate between 150 and 190 pounds. Now it's steady, at 170 pounds. a. continue b. vary c. follow It was not easy to attend English classes while working at two jobs, but Nina persevered until she could speak English well. a. surrender(ed) b. held back c. kept going 5. Fluctuate (flŭk'chū-āt') - verb 6. Persevere (pûr'sə'vĭr) - verb

6 Too often we don't take time to ponder the possible consequences of our actions. a. wait for b. ignore c. think about My grandfather learned to walk, write, and speak again in a program that rehabilitates stroke victims. a. pay(s) back b. prepare(s) for normal life c. depend(s) upon 7. Ponder (pŏn'dər) - verb 8. Rehabilitate (rē'hə-bĭl'ə-tāt) - verb

7 Without a teacher, the sixth-grade class was in turmoil until the principal entered the room and the students quickly came to order. a. discussion b. disorder c. harmony I'll venture going on any ride in this amusement park except the Twister," said Nick. "I'll risk getting sick to my stomach, but I won't risk my life." a. dare b. remember c. imagine 9. Turmoil (tûr'moil) - noun 10. Venture (vĕn'chər) - verb

8 IVS: CH. 7 - MATCHING WORDS WITH DEFINITIONS: 1. Shockingly obvious; outrageous 2. To take the risk of; dare 3. Including all or much 4. To restore to a normal life through therapy or education 5. To continue with an effort or plan despite difficulties 6. Complete confusion; uproar 7. An event bringing great loss and misery 8. To vary irregularly; to go up and down or back and forth 9. To consider carefully; think deeply about 10. Customary; ordinary Flagrant Venture Comprehensive Rehabilitate Persevere Turmoil Calamity Fluctuate Ponder Conventional


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