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1

Complete the sentence using a word that best fit its context:
.:.fallow.:.hegemony.:.insipid.:.glib.:.wan.:.

the slimy politician managed to continue gaining supporters because he was a _____ speaker

Glib
adj
fluent in an insincere manner; offhand, casual

Synonyms: easy; superficial

2

Complete the sentence using a word that best fit its context:
.:.fallow.:.hegemony.:.insipid.:.glib.:.wan.:.

The critic claimed that the painting was _______ containing no interesting qualities at all.

insipid
adj
lacking interest or flavor

synonyms: banal; bland; dull; stale, vapid

3

Complete the sentence using a word that best fit its context:
.:.fallow.:.hegemony.:.insipid.:.glib.:.wan.:.

This field should lie _______ for a year so the soil does not become completely depleted

fallow
noun
dormant; unused

synonyms: idle, inactive, unseeded

4

Complete the sentence using a word that best fit its context:
.:.fallow.:.hegemony.:.insipid.:.glib.:.wan.:.

When Germany claimed _________ over Russia, Stalin was outraged.

hegemony
noun
the domination of one state or group over its allies

synonyms: authority; power

5

Complete the sentence using a word that best fit its context:
.:.fallow.:.hegemony.:.insipid.:.glib.:.wan.:.

The sick child had a _____ wan face, in contrast to her rosy-cheeked sister.

wan
adj
sickly pale

synonyms: ashen; sickly

6

Define: hegemony

the domination of one state or group over its allies.

When Germany claimed hegemony over Russia, Stalin was outraged.

Synonyms: authority; power

7

Define: insipid

lacking interest or flavor
synonyms: banal; bland; dull; stale; vapid

The critic claimed that the painting was insipid, containing no interesting qualities at all.

8

Define: wan

sickly pale
synonyms: ashen; sickly

The sick child had a wan face, in contrast to her rosy-cheeked sister.

9

Define:glib

fluent in an insincere manner; offhand; casual
synonyms: easy; superficial

The slimy politician managed to continue gaining supporters because he was a glib speaker.

10

Define: fallow

dormant; unused
synonyms: idle; inactive; unseeded

This field should lie fallow for a year so the soil does not become completely depleted.

11

Match the correct definition with the word: glib

A. dormant; unused
B.sickly pale
C. fluent in an insincere manner; offhand; casual

C.
fluent in an insincere manner; offhand; casual
synonyms: easy; superficial

The slimy politician managed to continue gaining supporters because he was a glib speaker.

12

Match the correct definition with the word: insipid

A. lacking interest or flavor
B. the domination of one state or group over its allies
C.dormant; unused

A.
lacking interest or flavor
synonyms: banal; bland; dull; stale; vapid

The critic claimed that the painting was insipid, containing no interesting qualities at all.

13

Match the correct definition with the word: fallow
A. dormant; unused
B. lacking interest or flavor
C. sickly pale

A.
dormant; unused
synonyms: idle; inactive; unseeded

This field should lie fallow for a year so the soil does not become completely depleted.

14

Match the correct definition with the word: hegemony
A.sickly pale
B. fluent in an insincere manner; offhand; casual
C. the domination of one state or group over its allies.

C.
the domination of one state or group over its allies.

When Germany claimed hegemony over Russia, Stalin was outraged.

Synonyms: authority; power

15

Match the correct definition with the word: wan
A. sickly pale
B. dormant; unused
C. lacking interest or flavo

A.
sickly pale
synonyms: ashen; sickly

The sick child had a wan face, in contrast to her rosy-cheeked sister.

16

Spell the word that fit its definition and can complete the blank in the sentence:

the domination of one state or group over its allies.

When Germany claimed _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ over Russia, Stalin was outraged.

Synonyms: authority; power

hegemony

17

Spell the word that fit its definition and can complete the blank in the sentence:

fluent in an insincere manner; offhand; casual
synonyms: easy; superficial

The slimy politician managed to continue gaining supporters because he was a _ _ _ _ speaker.

glib

18

Spell the word that fit its definition and can complete the blank in the sentence:

lacking interest or flavor
synonyms: banal; bland; dull; stale; vapid

The critic claimed that the painting was _ _ _ _ _ _ _ , containing no interesting qualities at all. P

insipid

19

Spell the word that fit its definition and can complete the blank in the sentence:

sickly pale
synonyms: ashen; sickly

The sick child had a _ _ _ face, in contrast to her rosy-cheeked sister.

wan

20

Spell the word that fit its definition and can complete the blank in the sentence:

dormant; unused
synonyms: idle; inactive; unseeded

This field should lie _ _ _ _ _ _ for a year so the soil does not become completely depleted.

fallow