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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 be fore starting.
presage
a warning of the future
I had a nagging ______________that the results of my medical testa would not be good.
vile
disgusting, repulsive
What is that ___________ oder?
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
severe poverty
in poor nations, some people sadly live lifetimes of ___________.
abhor
hate; despise
i _______ hate way people leave their trash at the picnic sites in the park.
eloquence
the ability to speak with experssion
the senator spoke with ____________ about the causes he supported.
sepulcher
tomb, grave, burial place
at the end of the play romeo and juliet, sevral characters are buried
scourge
a whip used to inflict
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 and courage
Michael won the medal for ___________ after rescuing the children from the burning building.
inexorable
not easily persuaded
the right that all men are created equal is an __________ right to the costitiution .
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 voice.
sallow
of a grayish greenish yellow color
he was still a bit _________ after a week spent in bed with the flu.
dirge
song of grief, especially one meant to accompany funerals
bagpipes played a haunting ___________ at the funeral of the fallen leader.