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Do Now- Monday, November 13, 2017

Instructions: Select the word pair that best completes the analogy.

71 SHORTCUT : EXPEDIENT : : 73 PAUPER : DESTITUTE : :


A diversion : inaccessible A arbiter : vehement
B barrier : convenient B billionaire : affluent
C paradox : plausible C patriarch : portly
D interruption : pertinent D militant : aggressive
E digression : irrelevant E crony : indifferent

72 ANNOYANCE : IRKSOME : : 74 BEDLAM : CHAOTIC : :


A parody : astute A axiom : truthful
B schedule : inconsistent B antiquity : decrepit
C imposition : burdensome C monument : pristine
D intuition : sporadic D amnesty : amiable
E necessity : stringent E tranquility : calm
Do Now- Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Instructions: If the word (or a form of the word) in bold fits in a sentence in the group below it, write
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
the word in the blank. If none of the words fit, mark E. (You may mark more than one answer
choice.)
75. condone 77. profane
a) While we dont ____ his behavior, we feel his a) This holy temple is no place for such ____
actions are not our concern. utterances.
b) How can you condemn bullfighting and, at the b) He used to be a priest, but he made a
same time, _____ fox hunting? transition to the _____ field of finance.
c) My best friend came to _____ me after my dog c) He would _____ the holy days if he did
died. not fast during them.
76. expendable 78. ameliorate
a) He treats cars as _____ objects to be abandoned a) After the patients fever broke, her
when he tires of them. condition began to _____.
b) Because booster rockets are _____, they are not b) Attempts to ______ the living conditions of
recovered after they are used. the residents have proved ineffective.
c) Since the couple often had guests for dinner, c) You could _____ the soup more quickly by
they decided to buy an _____ table. turning up the heat.
Do Now- Wednesday,
November 15, 2017
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Instructions: If the word (or a form of the word) in bold fits in a sentence in the group below it, write
the word in the blank. If none of the words fit, mark E. (You may mark more than one answer
choice.)
79. compunction 81. recompense
a) She felt little _____ about taking money, which a) You must allow me to ____ you for the
she felt was rightly hers. trouble you went to on my behalf.
b) He cheated on the test without _____. b) Can you _____ me fifty dollars until I get
c) She directed the crowd with _____ as they exited paid on Friday?
the burning theater. c) Ten dollars was a small _____ for an
afternoons hard work.
80. baleful 82. repast
a) Rory suffered _____ injuries when he fell from a) She knew she was lost when she ____ the
the ladder. same building three times.
b) The letter contained several _____ threats, which b) The simple _____ consisted of a slice of
I chose to disregard. bread and a piece of cheese.
c) His _____ predictions that there would be rioting c) They lazily _____ on the porch all
in the streets fortunately turned out to be false. afternoon.
Do Now- Thursday, November 16, 2017
Instructions: Select the sentence(s) that suggests the numbered bold vocabulary word. If none of the
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
sentences fit the word, mark E. (You may mark more than one answer choice.)

85. infirmity
83. heresy a) His broken leg kept him from his usual
a) He wore a garish outfit at the picnic. activities for over a month.
b) The leader of the new party calls for the abolition
b) Mayas eyesight is getting worse, but she
of Congress.
refuses to wear glasses.
c) Lending money at excessive rates of interest is to
c) My great-grandfather is in his nineties, and
be condemned.
his mind is starting to wander.

86. berate
84. servitude a) Rachel considered the old CD player better
a) Do you see how the prime minister's aides bow than the new model.
to her will? b) Jorge called Steve an idiot and said he had
b) She spoke with such conviction that I believed half a mind to fire him.
her. c) Toni told Ashley, Please be more careful next
c) Russian serfs were bound to their masters and time.
were not free to leave.
Do Now- Friday, November 17, 2017
Instructions: Select the sentence(s) that suggests the numbered bold vocabulary word. If none of the
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
sentences fit the word, mark E. (You may mark more than one answer choice.)

89. circumvent
87. compunction a) He found a loophole in the law that allowed
a) Robert claimed that he has been late for work him to fish without a license.
only once in thirty years.
b) By classifying the companys trucks as cars,
b) I admitted that I had no idea how the parts fitted
the importer avoided paying the extra tax on
together.
them.
c) Lucia couldnt sleep well after she didnt tell her
parents that she put a dent in the car.
c) The moon travels around the earth once
every 27.3 days.
88. ameliorate 90. diminutive
a) The car runs much better since we switched to a) The Mississippi River runs from Minnesota to
premium gasoline. Louisiana.
b) The new warden made sure that prisoners would b) The pictures in Janes dollhouse were no
now receive proper medical care. bigger than postage stamps.
c) The more Marie practiced, the better she got at c) The huge snowstorm we expected left three
playing violin. feet of snow on the ground.