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1

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:
.:.anodyne.:.diffident.:.fatuous.:.peregrinate.:. voluble.:.

Shivani enjoyed _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ the expansive ground of Central Park.

peregrinate
verb
to wander from place to place; to travel, especially on foot.

synonyms: journey, traverse; trek

2

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:
.:.anodyne.:.diffident.:.fatuous.:.peregrinate.:. voluble.:.

Ted's _ _ _ _ _ _ _ comments always embarrassed his keen-witted wife at parties.

fatuous
adj
stupid; foolishly self-satisfied

synonyms: absurd; ludicrous; preposterous; ridiculous; silly

3

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:
.:.anodyne.:.diffident.:.fatuous.:.peregrinate.:. voluble.:.

The _ _ _ _ _ _ _ man and his reserved wife proved the old saying that opposites attract.

voluble
adj
talkative; speaking easily; glib

synonyms: loquacious; verbose

4

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:
.:.anodyne.:.diffident.:.fatuous.:.peregrinate.:. voluble.:.

Steve was _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ during the job interview because of his nervous nature and lack of experience in the field.

diffident
adj
lacking self-confidence

Synonyms: backwards; bashful; coy; demure; modest; retiring; self-effacing; shy; timid

5

Complete the sentence using a word from below that best fit its context:
.:.anodyne.:.diffident.:.fatuous.:.peregrinate.:. voluble.:.

The massage was an _ _ _ _ _ _ _ that helped removed the knots from the lawyer's tense shoulders.

anodyne
noun
something that calms or soothes pain

Synonyms: narcotic; nepenthe; opiate

6

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

noun
something that calms or soothes pain

Synonyms: narcotic; nepenthe; opiate

The massage was an _ _ _ _ _ _ _ that helped removed the knots from the lawyer's tense shoulders.

anodyne

7

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

adj
talkative; speaking easily; glib

synonyms: loquacious; verbose

The _ _ _ _ _ _ _ man and his reserved wife proved the old saying that opposites attract.

voluble

8

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

verb
to wander from place to place; to travel, especially on foot.

synonyms: journey, traverse; trek

Shivani enjoyed _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ the expansive ground of Central Park.

peregrinate

9

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

adj
lacking self-confidence

Synonyms: backwards; bashful; coy; demure; modest; retiring; self-effacing; shy; timid

Steve was _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ during the job interview because of his nervous nature and lack of experience in the field.

diffident

10

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

adj
stupid; foolishly self-satisfied

synonyms: absurd; ludicrous; preposterous; ridiculous; silly

Ted's _ _ _ _ _ _ _ comments always embarrassed his keen-witted wife at parties.

fatuous

11

Define: diffident

adj
lacking self-confidence

Synonyms: backwards; bashful; coy; demure; modest; retiring; self-effacing; shy; timid

Steve was _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ during the job interview because of his nervous nature and lack of experience in the field.

12

Define: anodyne

noun
something that calms or soothes pain

Synonyms: narcotic; nepenthe; opiate

The massage was an _ _ _ _ _ _ _ that helped removed the knots from the lawyer's tense shoulders.

13

Define: voluble

adj
talkative; speaking easily; glib

synonyms: loquacious; verbose

The _ _ _ _ _ _ _ man and his reserved wife proved the old saying that opposites attract.

14

Define: fatuous


adj
stupid; foolishly self-satisfied

synonyms: absurd; ludicrous; preposterous; ridiculous; silly

Ted's _ _ _ _ _ _ _ comments always embarrassed his keen-witted wife at parties.

15

Define: peregrinate


verb
to wander from place to place; to travel, especially on foot.

synonyms: journey, traverse; trek

Shivani enjoyed _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ the expansive ground of Central Park.

16

Choose the correct definition to the word:

A. talkative; speaking easily; glib
B. stupid; foolishly self-satisfied
C. something that calms or soothes pain
D. to wander from place to place; to travel, especially on foot.
E. lacking self-confidence

anodyne

17

Choose the correct definition to the word:
diffident
A. talkative; speaking easily; glib
B. stupid; foolishly self-satisfied
C. something that calms or soothes pain
D. to wander from place to place; to travel, especially on foot.
E. lacking self-confidence

E.

18

Choose the correct definition to the word:
peregrinate
A. talkative; speaking easily; glib
B. stupid; foolishly self-satisfied
C. something that calms or soothes pain
D. to wander from place to place; to travel, especially on foot.
E. lacking self-confidence

D

19

Choose the correct definition to the word:
voluble
A. talkative; speaking easily; glib
B. stupid; foolishly self-satisfied
C. something that calms or soothes pain
D. to wander from place to place; to travel, especially on foot.
E. lacking self-confidence

A.

20

Choose the correct definition to the word:
fatuous
A. talkative; speaking easily; glib
B. stupid; foolishly self-satisfied
C. something that calms or soothes pain
D. to wander from place to place; to travel, especially on foot.
E. lacking self-confidence

B.