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Flashcards in Set 7: Burnish; Cosset; Gambol; Nadirs; Sycophant Deck (20):
1

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:
.:.Burnish.:.cosset.:.gambol.:.nadir.:.sycophant.:.

Marta just loves to _ _ _ _ _ _ her first and only grandchild.

cosset
verb
to pamper; to treat with great care

Synonyms: cater to; cuddle; dandle; fondle; love; pamper; pet; spoil

2

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:
.:.Burnish.:.cosset.:.gambol.:.nadir.:.sycophant.:.

Dreading criticism, the actor surrounded himself with admirers and _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

sycophant
noun
a self-serving flatterer; a yes-man

Synonyms: bootlicker; fawner; lickspittle; toady

3

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:
.:.Burnish.:.cosset.:.gambol.:.nadir.:.sycophant.:.

From her office, Amy enviously watched the playful puppies _ _ _ _ _ _ around Central Park.

gambol
verb
to dance or skip around playfully

synonyms: caper; cavort; frisk,; frolic; rollick; romp

4

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:
.:.Burnish.:.cosset.:.gambol.:.nadir.:.sycophant.:.

He _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ the silver coffee pot until it shone brightly.

burnish
verb
to polish

synonyms: buff; luster; polish; scour

5

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:
.:.Burnish.:.cosset.:.gambol.:.nadir.:.sycophant.:.

As Joey waited in line to audition for the diaper commercial, he realized he had reached the _ _ _ __ of his acting career.

nadir
noun
lowest point

synonyms: bottom; depth; pit

6

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

synonyms: buff; luster; polish; scour

He _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ the silver coffee pot until it shone brightly.

burnish

7

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

noun
lowest point

synonyms: bottom; depth; pit

As Joey waited in line to audition for the diaper commercial, he realized he had reached the _ _ _ __ of his acting career.

nadir

8

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

noun
a self-serving flatterer; a yes-man

Synonyms: bootlicker; fawner; lickspittle; toady

Dreading criticism, the actor surrounded himself with admirers and _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

sycophant

9

Spell the word that fit its definition and can complete the blank in the sentence:
verb
to pamper; to treat with great care

Synonyms: cater to; cuddle; dandle; fondle; love; pamper; pet; spoil

Marta just loves to _ _ _ _ _ _ her first and only grandchild.

cosset

10

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

verb
to dance or skip around playfully

synonyms: caper; cavort; frisk,; frolic; rollick; romp

From her office, Amy enviously watched the playful puppies _ _ _ _ _ _ around Central Park.

gambol

11

Define: Sycophant

noun
a self-serving flatterer; a yes-man

Synonyms: bootlicker; fawner; lickspittle; toady

Dreading criticism, the actor surrounded himself with admirers and _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

12

Define: cosset

verb
to pamper; to treat with great care

Synonyms: cater to; cuddle; dandle; fondle; love; pamper; pet; spoil

Marta just loves to cosset her first and only grandchild.

13

Define: burnish

verb
to polish

synonyms: buff; luster; polish; scour

He _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ the silver coffee pot until it shone brightly.

14

Define: gambol

verb
to dance or skip around playfully

synonyms: caper; cavort; frisk,; frolic; rollick; romp

From her office, Amy enviously watched the playful puppies _ _ _ _ _ _ around Central Park.

15

Define: nadir

noun
lowest point

synonyms: bottom; depth; pit

As Joey waited in line to audition for the diaper commercial, he realized he had reached the _ _ _ __ of his acting career.

16

Match the correct definition to the word: gambol
A. a self-serving flatterer
B. to polish
C. to pamper; to treat with great care
D. to dance or skip around playfully
E. lowest point

D

17

Match the correct definition to the word: burnish
A. a self-serving flatterer
B. to polish
C. to pamper; to treat with great care
D. to dance or skip around playfully
E. lowest point

B

18

Match the correct definition to the word: cosset
A. a self-serving flatterer
B. to polish
C. to pamper; to treat with great care
D. to dance or skip around playfully
E. lowest point

C

19

Match the correct definition to the word: nadir
A. a self-serving flatterer
B. to polish
C. to pamper; to treat with great care
D. to dance or skip around playfully
E. lowest point

E

20

Match the correct definition to the word: sycophant
A. a self-serving flatterer
B. to polish
C. to pamper; to treat with great care
D. to dance or skip around playfully
E. lowest point

A