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  1. The patient's apoplexy was anything but quiescent, for its severity actually frightened the nurse whom she was assigned to.
    The patient's apoplexy was anything but quiescent, for its severity actually frightened the nurse to whom she was assigned.
  2. quiescent
    the state of being quiet.
  3. Thomas Edison's creative inclination allowed him less hours of leisure time than hours spent experimenting and tinkering laboriously.
    • Thomas Edison's creative inclination allowed him fewer hours of leisure time than hours spent experimenting and tinkering laboriously.
    • less = modifies singular nouns
    • fewer = modifies plural nouns
    • 10 items or fewer.
  4. inclination
    the condition of having an internal leaning towards something.
  5. Transmutative creatures are polymorphous, and i am somewhat scared of those.
    • Transmutative creatures are polymorphous, and i am somewhat scared of those things.
    • (pointing pronouns, this, that, those, these, need to point at a noun).
  6. polymorphous
    having many forms or shapes
  7. An extremely discordant noise aros between the orchestral instruments situated within the pit.
    An extremely discordant noise aros among the orchestral instruments situated within the pit.

    • between = 2
    • among = 3+
  8. discordant
    not related to a whole body/ not unified.
  9. Narrators who demonstrate omniscience rarely make tentative predictions concerning their respective novels's outcomes.
    Narrators who demonstrate omniscience rarely make tentative predictions concerning their respective novels's outcomes.
  10. tentative
    uncertain andopen, not solid/definite.
  11. I have read that it was difficult for bootleggers, flappers, and stockbrokers to demonstrate emotional equanimity during the Roaring 20's.
    I have read that it was difficult for bootleggers, flappers, and stockbrokers to demonstrate emotional equanimity during the Roaring 20s.
  12. equanimity
    the condition of being = spirited
  13. The philanthropist gave generously to the needy widow because she was very kind.
    The philanthropist gave generously to the needy widow because the latter was very kind.
  14. My sister has a presentiment that figure skating willappear on television tonight, tomorrow, and she thinks that it may also be on next weekend.
    My sister has a presentiment that figure skating willappear on television tonight, tomorrow, and she thinks that it may also be on next weekend.
  15. presentiment
    the state of being aware beforehand.
  16. The loquacious interlocutor identified hiself as Barnaby, he was a very interesting individual with whom to hold a conversation.
    The loquacious interlocutor identified hiself as Barnaby; he was a very interesting individual with whom to hold a conversation.
  17. interlocutor
    • one who is caracterized by speaking b/w.
    • participant in a dialogue.
  18. The reason why certain chemical compounds are transmutative may be because their coalescence allows for both amorphous ad material states.
    The reason why certain chemical compounds are transmutative may be that their coalescence allows for both amorphous and material states.
  19. transmutative
    tending to change form across boundaries.
  20. Nat King Cole, who many jazz aficionados cite as a favorite vocalist, had an absolutely mellifluous tone to his crooning voice.
    Nat King Cole, whom many jazz aficionados cite as a favorite vocalist, had an absolutely mellifluous tone to his crooning voice.

    • who - he/she/they
    • whom - him/her/them
  21. mellifluous
    full of flowing honey
  22. Regardless of the profuse number of inconsistencies in the starlet's testimony, the imminent attorney refused to believe in her duplicity.
    Regardless of the profuse number of inconsistencies in the starlet's testimony, the eminent attorney refused to believe in her duplicity.

    • eminent - famous/respected
    • imminent - soon to arrive
  23. duplicity
    tricky, two faced
  24. Not only did the New York Giants refuse to capitulate in 1951, they won the pennant from the rival Dodgers in dramatic fashion.
    Not only did the New York Giants refuse to capitulate in 1951, but they also won the pennant from the rival Dodgers in dramatic fashion.

    not only ---> but also
  25. capitulate
    tending to inline toward the head/to give into/ follow orders
  26. You must recognize the eminent architect's idea concerning the homogeneousness of building materials is both plausible and attractive.
    • You must recognize that the eminent architect's idea concerning the homogeneousness of building materials is both plausible and attractive.
    • noun/verb--> that-->noun
  27. homogeneousness
    the state of having all the same kind
  28. The refractory inmates attempted to advocate for themselves yet neither the warden nor the chief guard was willing to listen to their outburst.
    The refractory inmates attempted to advocate for themselves, yet neither the warden nor the chief guard was willing to listen to their outburst.
  29. refractory
    the condition of breaking back/violently, angrily resistant
  30. And furthermore, it appears that our inference regarding the speckled band was perhaps correct, Dr. Watson.
    And Furthermore, it appears that our inference regarding the speckled band was perhaps correct, Dr. Watson.
  31. Inference
    the quality of bearing an interior meaning.
  32. Although good writers and investigatorscontribute weekly to my local newspaper, the credibility of some of it's stories is dubious.
    Although good writers and investigatorscontribute weekly to my local newspaper, the credibility of some of its stories is dubious.
  33. dubious
    full of doubt/ doubtful to the topic not the person.
  34. I was able to imply from the predictive almanack that wisteria vines and crape myrtle trees should be pruned ater this February's snowfall.
    • I was able to infer from the predictive almanack that wisteria vines and crape myrtle trees should be pruned ater this February's snowfall.
    • imply - to hint/suggest
    • infer - to get the hint

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