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Happening suddenly, without warning
adj.
abrupt
adj.
The bark of the dog was so _________, it surprised us.
to do what one sets out to do
verb
achieve
verb
I hope to __________all of my goals.
achievement
noun
something that takes skill or effort
noun
Graduating from college is quite an __________________,
to try; to make an effort
verb
attempt
verb
I have made many __________to reach our senator.
a try
noun
attempt
noun
That was a nice __________to set the world record.
a feeling that someone or something is bad or unworthy
noun
contempt
noun
I have a feeling of __________for people that are dishonest.
to interest and amuse
verb
entertain
verb
I would like to _______________my grandmother by singing for her.
to have guests
verb
entertain
verb
I like to _____________my friends when I have them over to play.
to have in mind
verb
entertain
verb
I have _______________the idea of getting rid of my old bike and getting a new one.
to get a quick look at
verb
glimpse
verb
I want to ____________what is in that box.
a quick or hasty look
noun
glimpse
noun
Can I have a _________at your report card?
to make fun of
verb
mock
verb
It hurts my feeling when you _____________me.
not real;
pretended
adjective
mock
adjective
Could we have a __________trial?
to keep on doing or trying
verb
persist
verb
I will ____________until I get this right!
to go on and on
verb
persist
The rain _______________without letting up, for hours and hours.
sticking to something;
not giving up
noun
persistence
noun
Having ______________is a great trait to help you get ahead in life.
refusing to give up
persistent
adj.
persistent
adj.
He was so ______________to keep running and win the race.
to win someone over by arguing or asking
verb
persuade
verb
Can I ____________you to let me have a friend spend the night?
having the power to persuade
adj.
persuasive
adj.
The television commercial was so ______________it made me want to buy that toy.
a stage in a series of changes
noun
phase
noun
What ___________is the moon in now?
odd or unusual in a pleasing or old-fashioned way
adj.
quaint
adj.
What a _______________, lovely old house that is.
to remember
verb
recall
verb
Do you ____________today's date?
to call or take back
verb
recall
verb
There is a new ____________on that defective toy.
to refuse to accept or use
verb
reject
verb
I ______________your proposal for street signs in our neighborhood.
something that falls short of what is acceptable
noun
reject
noun
On my assembly line job, I look poor quality items and put a ______________sticker on them.
to go over carefully in order to correct or improve
verb
revise
verb
I had to _______________my report on land forms.
to change in order to bring up to date
verb
revise
verb
The World Book Encyclopedia must be _____________on a regular basis.
quick to notice or feel
adj.
sensitive
adj.
My injured thumb was very____________any time I bumped it on something.
easily affected by even slight change
adj.
sensitive
adj.
Our new thermometer is very ______________to the slightest change in temperature.