An English Vocabulary Lesson – Week 4, Day 6

  • Session: Week 4, Day 6
  • Review

Sensible Sentences

(From Week 4)

Underline the word that makes sense in each of the sentences below.

  1. We were impressed with the new maid because she cleaned the house with (alacrity, solace).
  2. All (aspirants, lacerations) for the basketball team must come to practice today.
  3. Once he was a millionaire, but today he can be found among the (dregs, octogenarians) of society.
  4. The newspaper specialized in printing the (sordid, brash) details of crime in the city.
  5. After finding the (pugnacious, tangible) evidence in his drawer, Roger took it to the police.
  6. The normally (scurrilous, belligerent) police dog was unusually quiet this morning.
  7. Bobby, who was extremely modest, always (belittled, castigated) his own achievements.
  8. Treated with (frenzy, disdain) by his stepfather, Artie grew closer to his natural father.
  9. When the results of the bar exam were (intimidated, promulgated) Adele saw that she had passed handsomely.
  10. I used to (scoff, feint) at Hank’s stories of the fish he had caught, but he made a believer out of me.

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