37982404-Word-Power-in-15-Minutes-a-Day

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Unformatted text preview: ne but French fries weren’t. Another position held that soft drinks were really bad, and presented a detailed deposition from a medical expert about the harm these drinks can cause. Mediation seemed necessary, but who should be the arbiter of food policy? The students or the school district’s administration? Should a referendum to all concerned parties, including parents, be offered? Surely someone had to provide amnesty to the warring parties. 84 use different parts of speech You’ve probably read or heard some of these words before. Others may have been understandable because of their context. And still others may be entirely new words. Do you see how the use of less common nouns adds zest and interest to the paragraph? How would it sound if simpler, more common nouns were substituted for the boldfaced words? P R AC T I C E 2 : WO R D A N D D E F I N I T I O N M ATC H I N G Draw lines to match each word on the left with its definition on the right. 1. mercy 2. deposition 3. hostel 4. serenity 5. clemency 6. advocate 7. mediation 8. referendum 9. arbiter 10. policy 11. amnesty 12. dilemm...
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