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QUIZ: Can you name the Great Expectations Vocabulary C word?

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DefinitionWordPart of speech
not fitting together, not harmonious, strangeness: The ____ between the immaculate living room and the dirty pig startled me.
drooling/talking nonsense: Stop that _____. If you have something to say, say it plainly.
patience, restraint: She listened to my sad tale with _____ and saved her questioning until I finished.
showing contempt with ridicule or scorn: The jeering crowd met the politician's statement with _____.
lacking energy, lazy: She bustled busily from place to place, but her sister moved in a more _____ way.
flexible, limber: A _____ body is necessary for an acrobat.
to wriggle out of, release from: Even Houdini could not _____ himself from those chains!
approval, praise: When he finished playing the sonata, the audience's _____ was evident.
educate morally: The Sunday School teacher tried vainly to _____ the children with lessons about good little boys and girls.
extremely angry, purple with rage: She was _____ with anger when the role was given to another woman.
DefinitionWordPart of speech
timidity, shyness: Her intelligence was masked by her _____, which made people think she was dumb or didn't have anything to say.
agree, give in to: My parents usually _____ when I've nagged enough.
give up, relinquish: I hereby _____ my life as an alcoholic and resolve never to take a drink again.
mercy, leniency: The prisoner asked for _____ from the judge.
alleged, believed by reputation: She is _____ to be an excellent hostess; we'll see for ourselves at the party.
favorable, lucky: The weather looks _____ for our picnic on Saturday.
lured, enticed (by flattery): Once again, I was _____ into making cookies for the bake sale.
highly destructive, deadly: Most TV shows today have a _____ effect on children's morality.
basics, essentials: I've only learned the _____ of driving; I'm not ready for the freeway yet!

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