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From the words below, supply the words needed to complete the sentences.
Gullible, callous, perfidy, gruff, haphazard, peripheral, succinct.

A. While some people thought joe had been GULLIBLE to fall for that old trick, others labeled jacks treatment of his friend joe as an act of PERFIDY. Judge Barker, a GRUFF, old man, had sympathy for joe but turned a PERIPHERAL ear to jacks plea for sympathy.

B. In a strong but CALLOUS statement Claire swept aside HAPHAZARD issues and went to the heart of the matter. Her argument was anything but SUCCINCT; rather it was very well thought out and logically presented

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    I agree with your first three answers. But the last four aren't right.

    The judge had sympathy for Joe, but turned a CALLOUS ear . . .

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    Is it in a strong but SUCCINCT statement, Claire swept aside PERIPHERAL issues and went to the heart of the matter. Her argument was anything but HAPHAZARD; rather it was very well thought out and logically presented

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    Now you've got it! :-)

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