1100 Words, Week 4, Day 7

Wordsearch  4

Using the clues listed below, fill in each blank in the following story with one of the new words you learned this week.

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In recent years, we have seen the of politicians in record numbers. When interviewed, many of them admitted that they had lost their taste for the job because of the to which an __________ for office is subjected.

“My last campaign was a __________ in which my opponents did everything to __________ my record and air __________ charges about my private life,” said one . “I don’t have to for such treatment,” he added, “which was to me and my entire family.”

Citizen groups, the candidates’ mudslinging, have sought to do something about the situation. Committees have been formed in a number of states to study ways to the tone of the process, reduce the emotionalism, and the __________ of name calling that is generated as election day draws near.

Unless we this mess,” said the of an caucus, “we will lose the best and the brightest from the political arena. , who but a wants to be a punching bag, the subject of daily vilification in the media, and a target for every malcontent in town?”

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9 thoughts on “1100 Words, Week 4, Day 7”

  1. Hossein Hariri

    1. Please Reply to this question here in this comment form.
    What is the antonym of ‘opponent’?

  2. Hossein Hariri

    3. What solution did the chairman of an Illinois caucus offer with regard to the current problem?

      1. Hossein Hariri

        Yes, but it is too general. He explained more about it and asked for fighting against any libel or slander. He encouraged his colleagues to take action and do something about daily vilification in the media.

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