Dull lackluster

Dull lackluster - Dull lackluster To hate loathe Sarcastic...

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Dull lackluster To hate loathe Sarcastic biting caustic Take by force wrest To show sharp disapproval reprimand “if there is one thing I loathe, “ the coach said, “it’s a quitter.” He had good reason to reprimand us at half-time, because the scoreboard revealed that we were losing, 45-20. Our lackluster performance indicated to him that we had forgotten the rudimentary aspects of basketball. His caustic remarks fired us up, however, and we dashed out, determined to wrest control of the game from our rivals. Sample sentences use the neew words in the following sentences. With the help of his brothers he was able to wrest the leadership of the company from his partner. Speaking in the monotone, the politician was booed for his caustic address. Euphemism a less offensive term Mundane worldly Incongruous inappropriate Condolence pity Stipulate to specify a condition My cousin refers to himself as a sanitary engineer a euphemism for garbage collector. There are any number of people who try to find more respectable or glamorous titles for the mundane jobs
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