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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. Contemporary
2. Contends
3. Extrovert
4. Poignant
5. Traumatic
6. Proponent
7. Conversely
8. Charisma
9. Prevalent
10. Quest

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    40%

    Only 4 are correct >> 3, 5, 6, and 10

    http://dictionary.reference.com/

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    1. contempory
    2. prevalent
    4. contend

    I did look them up
    1. charisma - personal appeal

    2. contemporary – current

    3. contend – to declare

    4. conversely – in contrast

    5. extrovert – a sociable person

    6. poignant – affecting the emotions

    7. prevalent – found frequently

    8. proponent – an supporter

    9. quest – a hunt

    10. traumatic - upsetting

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    They are still wrong. I'll get you started -- and then you see if you can figure the others out.

    Many people are surprised to learn how _prevalent_ poverty is _contemporary_ America. Today millions live below the poverty line, and the number seems to escalate daily. Judy and Martin Reed exemplify the old saying,

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    ty i was headed down the right path now... i just got and typed 1 and 2 backwards.

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    4. conversely
    7. poignant
    8. contend
    9. charisma

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    7 and 8 are still wrong.

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    7. contend
    8. poignant

    thank you so much i am ready for a break from school...

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    Right!

    :-)

    You're very welcome.

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