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abrupt
happening suddenly, without warning
The bus made an _________ stop,several people were thrown off balance.
achieve
to do what you set out to do

something that takes skill or effort
Getting an 80% on a science test was a great __________ment for Dylan.
attempt
to try and make an effort
Dylan ____________ to hold his breath under water for 30 seconds.
contempt
a feeling that someone or something is bad or unworthy
Their classmates felt nothing but __________ for the student who were mean tot he new student.
entertain
to amuse or interest

to have guests
to have in mind
Mrs. Bal is ___________ing the idea of going away in April.
recall
to remember

to call or take back
Do you ____________ what you did last summer?
reject
to refuse to accept or use

something that falls short of what is acceptable
Dylan bought the factory ___________ at the store because they were not perfect.
revise
to carefully go over in order to correct
to chang eor bring up to date
Dylan ___________ his paper after he noticed it had some mistakes.
sensitive
quick to notice or feel

easily affected by even a slight change
Her eyes were _________to light, so she wore sunglasses
glimpse
to get a quick look at

hasty look
Dylan was thrilled to get a _________ of the Yankees as they drove by.
mock
to make fun of

pretend
The class had a ________ trial to decide if the man was guilty.
persist
to keep doing or trying

to go on and on
Dylan was _____________ in studying his words.
persuade
to win someone over by asking or arguing
Dylan was so __________sive that we agreed to watch only his television shows.
phase
a stage in a series of changes
The adult stage is the last ____________ in the life cycle of a butterfly.
quaint
odd or unusual in a pleasing or old fashioned way.
She bought the _________ house because it reminded her of her great grandmother.