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I went over to the victim's mother to ____ my feelings about her loss.
commiserate
(kuh-MIH-zeh-rate)
verb
Cereal is manufactored in a ____ amount every hour.
copious
(Ko-pee-us)
adjective
There is a certain ____ expected to be displayed at a funeral home.
decorum
(dih-COR-um)
noun
I, unlike most of my peers, have an ____ sense of taste for music, art, and clothing.
eclectic
(eh-KLEK-tic)
adjective
If you laugh while you are being punished, you will only ____ the situation.
exacerbate
(ig-ZA-sur-bate)
verb
Drinking the water from the bowl used to clean yourfingers is a commonly performed _____.
faux pas
(foe PAW0
noun
Cheerleaders are considered to be some of the most ____ people in a learning astablishment.
gregarious
(gri-GARE-ee-uss)
adjective
High school freshmen are some of the most ____ people known.
hapless
(HA-pluss)
adjective
Spring Break the most looked-forward-to ____ of many college students.
hiatus
(hie-AY-tuss)
noun
It is not good to have an ____ cramp session at 3 in the morning on the day of the test.
incessant
(in-SEH-sunt)
adjective
I was able to ____ due to your blood-shot eyes that you had cried recently.
infer
(in-FUR)
verb
Boys feel that most schoolwork is extremely ____ and therefore procrastinate when they shoudn't.
laborious
(lah-BORE-ee-uss)
adjective
Almost every educator, engineer, accountant, or scientist is a ____ individual.
learned
(LUR-nid)
adjective
Bill Gates and his wife are ____ donators to many reputable charities.
magnanimous
(mag-NAH-nuh-mus)
adjective
I currently ____ at Cass Technical High School.
matriculate
(muh-TRIH-kyoo-late)
verb
On the test we had to show what each person represented if the characters of "Of Mice and Men" were a ____ of the US government.
microcosm
(MY-kruh-kah-zum)
noun
MVEMJSUNP is a ____ for remembering the order of the planets.
mnemonic
(nih-MAH-nik)
noun
The love I feel for you is ____ compared to my love for him.
modicum
(MAH-dih-kum)
noun
It would be extremely ____ for a Christian woman to have pre-marital sex.
nefarious
(nih-far-ee-us)
adjective
Walking up to the perfume counter I was greeted by the ____ scents of about20 different perfumes.
odoriferous
(oh-duh-RIH-fuh-russ)
adjective