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Word bank: acute bluster bungle commentary duration eerie facet fidelity fray headstrong inhabitant numb pacify ravenous refute remorse setback smug synopsis tarry

1.By _____ in a loud confident voice, he tried to convince us that he had nothing to do with the accident
bluster?
2.The program contained a(n) _____ of the opera so that we were able to follow the action even though the singing was in Italian
synopsis?
3.His _____ expression showed how highly he valued his own opinions and scorned the views of others
smug?
4.Some children are as docile as sheep others are as ___as mules
headstrong?

  • English -

    All are correct.

  • English -

    5.Our team suffered a tough ____ when our best player was hurt in the first few minutes of play
    facet?
    6.Because of our inexperience and haste we _____ the little repair job so badly that it became necessary to replace the entire motor
    bungle?
    7.We had eaten only a light breakfast before hiking for hours in the crisp mountain air so you can imagine how _____ we were by lunchtime
    ravenous?

  • English -

    Only 5 is wrong. The other two are correct.

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    8.Since the convicted felon had shown no ____ for his crimes the judge sentenced him to maximum prison term allowed
    refute?
    9.Anyone who has never had a sprained ankle will find it hard to imagine how ____ the pain is
    acute?
    10.After the dentist gave me an injection of novocaine the whole side of my jaw turned ___
    numb?

  • English -

    9 and 10 are right. 8. is wrong.

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    is 8 facet?

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    No.

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