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apothecary
a pharmacist
in the olden days, the ______ had few drugs that actually cured anything.
peruse
read thoroughly or carefully
please ________ the questions on the exam before starting.
presage
a warning of the future
i had a nagging _________ that the results of my medical test would not be good.
vile
disgusting, repulsive
what is that _______ odor?
garish
overly showy or elaborate
the _______ costumes were decorated with multi-colored sequins and feathers.
inundation
the state of being overwhelmed
we received an _______ of applications for the recent job opening.
penury
sever poverty
in poor nations, some people sadly live lifetimes of _________.
abhor
hate; despise
i __________ rhe way people leave their trash at the picnic sites in the park.
eloquence
the ability to speak with expression
the senator spoke with ________ about the causes he supported.
sepulcher
tomb; grave; burial place
at the end of the play romeo and juliet, several characters are buried in the ____________.
scourge
a whip used to inflict pain
the traitor was beaten with a ________ for his betrayal to his country.
gossamer
a cobweb; web or threadlike substance
the gauze bandage on her leg looked like a huge_______.
valor
bravery or courage
Micheal won the medal for _______ after rescuing the children from the burning building.
inexorable
not easily persuaded, moved, or stopped
the right that all men are created equal is an_________ right in the constitution.
pensive
sad thoughtfulness
the child sat by himself looking_______.
tedious
boring
Joe made a _________ 45 minute speech which put the audience to sleep.
lamentable
expressing grief
_________ cries were heard at the accident site where the high school football player died.
beguile
to deceive or trick
the hypnotist __________ ed the audience with his smooth and seductive voice.
sallow
f a grayish, greenish, yellow color
he was still a bit _______ after a week spent in bed with the flu.
dirge
a song of grief; especially one meant to accompany funerals
bagpipes played a haunting ________ at the funeral of the fallen leader.