posted by Fred on .
Is these answers correct?
condone, pathetic, feign, precedent,
comtemplate gape furtive feasible, fiscal, punitive
1-2. "Would it be__ for us to buy a new copy machine?" Hal asked at the office budget meeting. The boss replied, "Unfortunately, our __situation is too tight. That purchase would deplete our funds and create a deficit in our budget."
3-4. Some parents take only__ measures when children misbehave. They never take time to __ the benefits of a gentler approach. However, benign encouragement is often more effective than punishment.
5-6. Several passersby stopped to___at the homeless man and his___shelter, made of cardboard and a torn blanket. The poignant sight moved one womn to go to a restuarant and buy a meal for the man.
7-8. The fourth-grade teacher said, "I will not__ any__ behavior in my class. Rita, please stop passing notes under your desk to Ellen."
9-10. The___ was set many years ago: When the winner of a beauty contest is announced, the runner-up___s happiness for the winner, despite the fact that she is quite devoid of happiness at the moment.