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English Vocab #3 Sentances

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inscrutable
I could not tell by her ________ smile whether she was pleased or only amused with me.
axiomatic
One should not accept the idea that the camera newver lies as an ______ truth.
irrevocable
We tend to think of court verdicts as ___________, but they often overturned by higher courts.
amorphous
The _________ body of the amoeba was fascinating to watch under the microscope.
autonomy
Even after the 13 colonies gained _____ from England, many Americans clung to their English traditions.
resilient
The development of lightweight, _____ plastics revolutionized the desgn of many durable goods.
affable
We spent a pleasant afternoon w/ our _______ neighbors.
caveat
The well-known Latin prase "_____ empton" means "let the buyer beware."
propensity
Queen Elizabeth I showed a strong______ for putting off decisions in the hopes they would resolve themselves.
extricate
The ring must have slid off my finger as I was trying to _____ the fish from the net.
contraband
Three jeweled combs from the 17th century were among the ____________ seized by the police.
insular
You seem too sophisticated to hold such _______ opinions.
querulous
Some flight attendants dread a _________ airline passenger more than they do rough weather.
fractious
If seems as if even the smoothest-runnign organizations contain one or two ___________ elements.
amnesty
Many political prisoners were freed under the ____ granted by the new regime.
flout
She chose to ignore my advice, not because she wanted to ________ my beliefs, but because she had strong opinions of her own.
gossamer
Ghosts are often depicted in literature as wearing _________ clothing that makes them seem all the more ethereal.
infer
I can ______ nothing from his odd behavior.
remonstrate
Slowly, carefully, keeping his voice down, he argured with the caller as one might ___________ a child.
sedulous
No one could say that he was lazy, for he was a careful, _______ copier of other people's work.
blazon
They will _______ the resluts of the election across the internet and every television set in the land.
reverberate
From the construction site, the noise of bulldozers and dump trucks ______ across the valley.
flich
If you ______ pennies from the cash drawer, you are unlikely, after a while, to be satisfied with only pennies.
aggrandize
John D. Rockefeller worked to ________ his empire by purchasing oil wells, refineries, and pipelines.
aura
What people thought was her _____ of mystery was actually a mask for her shyness.
scurrilous
Days passed and unrest grew, and soon the rebels began a _____ attack on their absent leader.
repudiate
He was foreced to __________ a statement he had made before he'd had all the information.
sleazy
The old lady made her clothes at home in order to avoid the _____ goods sold in the general store.
equitable
He did more work, so a 60-40 split of the profits seemed an _______ agreement.
erudite
For my paper, I would like to find an ______ history of the subject written in a clear and unbiased manner.

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