chapter 7

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  1. A perfect game is the ________ of any pitchers career in baseball.
    acme
  2. The _______ refugees were given food, clothing, and temporary shelter.
    haggard
  3. Two religions see eye to eye on every fine detail of _________.
    doctrine
  4. We had to laugh at her _______ remarks.
    facetious
  5. Their story didn't sound ________ to me.
    plausible
  6. I bought a ________ straw hat.
    jaunty
  7. A recipe may call for ________ herbs and spices that are difficult to obtain.
    exotic
  8. Our property ends at the _______ of the two stone walls.
    juncture
  9. The challenger's swift _______ caught the champions completely off guard.
    parry
  10. The committee _________ for several days before choosing the winner of the essay contest.
    waver
  11. Many celebrities remain ________ despite their fame and wealth.
    unassuming
  12. No one can escape the _______ of time.
    ravage
  13. A fashions model's __________ is calculated to show off a designer's clothing to best advantage.
    stance
  14. An excess of gold braid and glittery beads gave the costume a _________ look.
    tawdry
  15. Strikers generally consider those workers who cross the picket lines to be __________.
    turncoat
  16. After a strenuous hike, I was too tired to do anything but ________ blissfully in a hot bath.
    wallow
  17. Owls and other _________ birds play an important role in maintaining the balance of nature.
    predatory
  18. The ____________ I most admire in you is your willingness to give everyone's opinions a fair hearing.
    attribute
  19. Candidates for public office may resort to negative ads that _____________ their opponent's records.
    belittle
  20. If you ___________ that irrelevant remark you will improve your essay.
    excise

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