1100 Words You Need to Know – Week 1, Day 6

  • Vocab Class:
  • Coursebook: 1100 Words You Need to Know
  • Session: Week 1, Day 6
  • Review

Sensible Sentences?
(From Week 1)
Underline the word that makes sense in each of the sentences below.
1. The huge football player had a (voracious, replete) appetite.
2. After a seemingly (interminable, indiscriminate) wait, the surgeon came to give us the news.
3. Without a (paradox, tinge) of evidence, the coroner could not solve the murder.
4. In the (realm, annals) of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
5. We invited the (eminent, steeped) engineer to address our club.
6. In the Catskill Mountains, the woods (abound, implore) with deer.
7. I cannot (perceive, prognosticate) why people voted for the corrupt senator.
8. Night and day my kid brother (badgers, compounds) me for money.
9. Science fiction movies usually feature (annals, automatons).
10. With his expertise in (drudgery, technology), my uncle is able to earn a good salary.
Do these sentences make sense? Explain why.
11. The rookie was amazing in spring training but he turned out to be a flash in the pan.
12. I complained to the salesperson because he had sold me a pig in a poke.
13. When I tried to pour oil on troubled waters, I only made matters worse.
14. After the election, when my candidate conceded his loss, I had to eat humble pie.

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