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616. d. A prodigy is someone who is young and has extraordinary ability. 617. b. Veritable means actual, true, or real. 618. c. Milieu means the setting, surroundings, or environment. 619. d. Tractable means easily managed and easy to deal with. 620. c. To malinger means to pretend illness in order to avoid duty or work. 621. b. To be loquacious means to be very talkative. 622. d. An epoch is a distinct period of time, an era, or an age. Chapter 9: Choose the Right Word 623. A bonanza is a source of great wealth or prosperity. 624. An uncanny sense is one that is so keen it seems unnatural. 625. A grimace is a contortion made by the face that shows disgust or contempt. 626. To jeopardize is to place in danger of loss or damage. 627. Something that is indelibly implanted would be impossible to remove or erase. 628. An acrid smell is pungent, bitter, or sharp. 629. Placid waters are calm, quiet, and undis- turbed. 630. Something that is palatable is easily accepted. 631. A dilapidated house is one that has fallen into disrepair or deterioration. ANSWER EXPLANATIONS 132
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632. An omniscient narrator has total knowledge of characters and events. 633. To bequeath something is to leave or give it to another. 634. A supercilious manner is characterized by disdain or condescension. 635. A methodical person approaches work using methods, routines, or systems. 636. A cursory glance is performed quickly with- out attention to detail. 637. Tepid water is lukewarm. 638. To ascertain means to discover with cer- tainty. 639. A malevolent wind would have an evil or harmful effect. 640. Nocturnal raids occur at night. 641. A clandestine meeting is one that is con- ducted secretly. 642. Ruminations are acts of meditation and reflection. 643. Platitudes are trite, banal remarks. 644. To disperse food means to distribute it widely. 645. An amicable separation is one that is friendly and shows good will. 646. Magnanimous donations are extremely gen- erous and unselfish. 647. An urbane master of ceremonies is one who is elegant and refined. 648. To exacerbate means to increase the severity of, in this case, traffic. 649. To galvanize an audience means to electrify or stimulate to action. 650. Sinuous movements are characterized by many curves and turns. Chapter 10: Choose the Correctly Spelled Word 651. a. magically 652. d. insight 653. b. sensitive 654. c. belief 655. d. magazine 656. a. breach 657. c. perceived 658. a. shrivel 659. b. situation 660. c. clammy 661. a. superb 662. b. jealous 663. b. terrific 664. d. sheriff 665. c. obsession 666. d. jeopardy 667. c. magnificent 668. b. mechanical 669. d. illicit 670. a. inquiry 671. a. terminated 672. a. persecution 673. b. peculiar 674. d. psychology 675. d. license 676. a. concise 677. d. neighbor 678. a. stabilize 679. c. irrelevant 680. b. encouraging 681. a. commitment 682. c. ridiculous 683. d. anonymous 684. a. extraordinary 685. b. assurance 686. a. frequently 687. c. emphasis ANSWER EXPLANATIONS 133
688. a. concede 689. d. aspirations 690. b. exercise 691. c. compatible 692. a. skeptical 693. b. commencement 694. d. supervisor 695. b. pneumonia 696. a. colossal 697. c. apparatus 698. b. bankruptcy 699. b. carburetors 700. d. incessant 701. b. dilemma 702. c. efficient 703. a. ameliorate 704. c. mortgage 705. c. aggravated 706. b. lieutenant 707. d. accompany 708. a. viewpoint 709. c. phenomena 710. b. tuxedo 711. a. brunettes 712. c. semblance 713. a. abscessed 714. c. pageant 715. d.

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