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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 tests would not be good.
vile
Disgusting, repulsive
What is that _____________ odor?
Garish
Overly showy or elaborate
The ______________ costumers 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
Severe poverty
In poor nations, some people live lifetime of _________.
Abhor
Hate; despise
I ____________ the 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 to inflict pain
The traitor was beaten with a ______________ for his betrayal in his country .
Gossamer
a cobweb, web or threadlike substance
The gauze bandage on her leg looked like a huge ________________.
Valor
Bravery; courage
Michael 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 an ___________ right in the Constitution.
Pensive
Sad thoughtfulness
The child sat by himself looking __________.
Tedious
Boring
Joe made a _______________ 45 minute speech which pt 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
Of 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.