Vocabulary Workshop Level H Unit 10 Choosing the Right Word Answers
the main character in the comedy is a bumbling inventor who has accidentally transported himself into the past, there to suffer the misadventures of a hapless _____.
when you say that your rival has a talent for ____, what you really mean is that he is an out-and-out phony.
the story about Bunker Hill and ¨Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes¨”may be ____, but I like it, and I’m going to continue believing it.
while I agree that there are imperfections in our society, I simple cannot accept your _____ belief that the entire heritage of the past must be discarded.
there seemed no point in the author’s gratuitous use of such_____ language other than to offend the taste of the reader.
she is so concerned with words that she seems to think the only thing that is needed to deal with a problem is to find the _____ to describe it.
there is probably nothing worse than having ____ tastes on an income better suited to the lifestyle of a pauper.
people who engage in self-destructive behavior seem to have a desire to _____ themselves.
there is often a _____ between what people aspire to do and what they are equipped to do by natural endowment and training.
it’s no wonder he’s got such a swelled head when all those _____ that tag along after him do nothing but sing his praises.
those solemn religious ceremonies are intended to protect the tribe from disasters by _____ the gods who control natural phenomena.
some psychologists theorize that genius in any field represents a special kind of _______ of capacities, drives, and needs that are in all of us.
American voters may be amused by a _______ personality, but they seem to prefer more sober types when making their choice for high public office.
because deadly carbon monoxide gas can be neither seen nor smelled, its presence is practically_______.
in a campaign speech the candidate said, ¨My opponent has flaunted [___] all of the principles of sound fiscal management.¨
we are not suggesting that students should run the school, but we believe that the administration should maintain a ______ with the students.
no country can survive the combined threat of foreign invasion and domestic insurrection unless it is governed by leaders possessing extraordinary political ______.
though Plato’s approach to philosophy often seems somewhat mystical, Aristotle’s is decidedly _____.
in a pluralistic democracy, such as the US, there is little chance that a _______ public opinion will ever develop on any controversial issue.
when a small sum is involved, the cost of _________ can exceed the amount of the award.
Vocabulary Workshop Level H Unit 10 Completing The Sentence Answers
the company’s profits increased remarkably last year, thanks mainly to the new presidents exceptional business ___
although these stories have been widely accepted for many years, we now have ample evidence to show that they are completely ___
then she leaned toward me and said confidently, “Between you and i [__], i didn’t believe a word he said.”
as the duke’s coach drew up, two ___ in splendid livery stepped forth to open the carriage door
the fate of individuals accused of war crimes may be ___- by an international court
the able auctioneer acknowledged bids from the audience that were so discreet as to be ___ to the untrained eye
what a chock it was for her to discover the unworthiness of the cause for which she had ___- her youth, her talents, and her hopes of happiness
we need not try actively to ___ the opponents of our candidate, but we can certainly take reasonable precautions to avoid antagonizing them
during the campaign in West Virginia in 1861, Robert E Lee acted as the ___between the commanders of the two independent Confederate brigades operating in the area
though i believed their promises at first, i soon came to realize the great ___ between their words and their deeds
it is one thing to spin out ingenuous theories; it is quite another to find __ confirmation for them
i know you’re trying to curry favor with the boss, but must you greet each and every one of his bright ideas with such ___ flattery?
in calling them “stinkers”, i may not have been to refined; but in view of their disgraceful conduct , i think i applied the ___
the aggressive drive can be channeled into antisocial forms of behavior or ___ into loftier, more worthwhile endeavors
a major political party in the United States represents a coalition of many different views and interests, rather than a(n) _____ structure
his efforts to ___ his feelings of inadequacy by pretending to be bored and indifferent are a sign of immaturity
having the civil war general sign documents with a ballpoint pen struck me as the most ludicrous ____ in the whole ministries
during the early years of the Roman Republic, plebeans vied bitterly with ___ for political dominance
their blanket rejection of the standards and values on which our society is founded seems to be little short of senseless ____
one would expect such ____ behavior from an attention-seeking celebrity, not from a normally shy, unassuming person
Vocabulary Workshop Level H Unit 10 Synonyms and Antonyms Answers
perspicacity, shrewdness, acuity
arbitrate, referee, mediate
fictitious, mythical, spurious, bogus
pretend, misrepresent, dissemble
observed, pragmatic, experiential
ostentatious, florid, garish
toady, flunky, hanger-on
undifferentiated, massive, dense
aristocrat, peer, highborn, noble
Vocabulary Workshop Level H Unit 10 Vocabulary in Context Answers
1: d. gap
2: c. ridiculous
3: d. potential
4: b. outrageous
5: b. redemption
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