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Many people are surprised to learn how __1__ poverty is __2__ America. Today millions live below the poverty line, and the number seems to escalate daily. Judy and Martin Reed exemplify the old saying, “Opposites attract.” A __3__. Judy chooses work that brings her into constant contact with others. ___4___, Marty prefers jobs in which he mainly works alone. Ever since the __5__ experience of finding her twelve – year-old son dead from a drug overdoses, Sophie has been a strong __6__ of mandatory drug education in the public schools. If drug education isn’t required, she says, schools cut corners and omit it. My mother __7__ that Romeo and Juliet is the most __8__story ever written, but my sister claims Love Story is more moving. Mahatma Gandhi’s ___9__ and vision inspired millions of fellow Indians to join him enthusiastically in the __10__ for peaceful solutions to national problems. Gandhi incorporated nonviolence and political activism into a highly effective method for social change: passive resistance.




1. contends
2. poignant
3. extrovert
4. contemporary
5. traumatic
6. proponent
7. charisma
8. conversely
9. prevalent
10. quest

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    I'll be glad to check your answers.

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    those r my answers

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    3, 5, 6, and 10 are correct. Please check a dictionary for the meanings of these words and try again.

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    1. poignant
    2. contend
    4. conversely
    7. prevalent
    8. contemporary
    9. charisma

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    4 of the 6 new answers are wrong.

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    i have the words in front of me with the meaning.... so I am lost that's all I can say...

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