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1100 Words You Need to Know – Week 4, Day 4

The Decline of Mullins

Mullins sought solace in whiskey. Once a highly respected aspirant for the crown, he now found himself associating with the dregs of * He would work himself into an frenzy in which he would trumpet scurrilous attacks on the champ, the old manager, and the judge. One * fight fan attributed Mullins’ absence from the ring to sickness, saying that he was “recovering from a bad case of .”

Sample Sentences

Use the new words in the following sentences.

  1. * censors protect the public from listening to __________ language on television.
  2. The publisher scoffed* at the reports that he was an __________ for the job of .
  3. In a __________, the teenager overturned every while searching for the .
  4. the beautiful , only the __________ remained.
  5. offer __________ to the pilot’s wife, the reporter * made the situation worse.

Definitions

Match the new words with their meanings.

  1. solace ____ a. most worthless part
  2. aspirant ____ b.
  3. dregs ____ c. easing of
  4. frenzy ____ d. wild fit
  5. scurrilous ____ e. high position

Today’s Idiom

to to be in charge, to be master (a roost is a where birds can sleep)

Although he is a in the , at home he rules the roost.

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