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1 Acme A perfect game is the acme of any pitchers career in baseball.

2 attribute The attribute I most admire in you is your willingness to give everyones opinions a fair hearing.

3 belittle Candidates for public office may resort to negative ads that belittle their opponents records.

4 convey Please convey our best wishes to your parents on their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.

5 doctrine No two religions see eye to eye on every fine detail of doctrine.

6 excise If you excise that irrelevant remark, you will improve your essay.

7 exotic A recipe may call for exotic herbs and spices that are difficult to find.

8 haggard The haggard refugees were given food, clothing, and temporary shelter.

9 jaunty I bought a jaunty straw hat with bells hanging from the brim.

10 juncture Our property ends at the juncture of the two stone walls.

11 Menial During the Great Depression, people were thankful to have work of any kind, no matter how menial.

12 parry An effective press secretary can parry almost any question a reporter asks.

13 predatory Owls and other predatory birds play an important role in maintaining the balance of nature.

14 Ravage Swarms of locusts ravaged the farmers fields and orchards.

15 stance A fashion models stance is calculated to show off a designers clothing to best advantage.

16 tawdry An excess of gold braid and glittery beads gave the costume a tawdry look.

17 turncoat Strikers generally consider those workers who cross the picket lines to be turncoats.

18 unassuming Many celebrities remain unassuming despite their fame and wealth.

19 wallow After a strenuous hike, I was too tired to do anything but wallow blissfully in a hot bath.

20 waver The committee wavered for several days before choosing the winner of the essay contest.


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