1100 Words, Week 5, Day 1


  • 1100 Words You Need to Know – Week 5, Day 1
  • English
  • Date of Class: May 15th, 2016, from 9:00 to 10:00 pm (Iran)
  • Use the audio player below to listen to the podcast of this vocabulary class which is based on the text below.

New Words:


During my first weeks at the new school I observed that cheating was rampant. I had always considered it rather inane to cheat on a test because of my code of ethics, and because so much was . the other students didn’t concur. , even the presence of a did not * them. Far from being a clandestine activity, the cheating was open and obvious.

Sample Sentences

Use the new words in the following sentences.

  1. When the was __________ on the island, Dr. Arrowsmith’s wife died.
  2. The spies thought their meeting was a __________ one, but a throng* of F.B.I. agents gathered outside the building.
  3. A special was asked to business __________.
  4. was criticized for his __________ desire to fly.
  5. If I can get my parents to __________, I’ll join the Peace Corps.


Match the new words with their meanings.

  1. rampant ____ a. secret,
  2. inane ____ b.
  3. ethics ____ c. foolish
  4. concur ____ d. agree
  5. clandestine ____ e. going unchecked, widespread


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A and a were the salesman’s stock in trade.

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