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Level F Unit 6 Study Guide and Assignments

Your Task: Use your key to identify roots, prefixes, and suffixes Create ten sentences. You will be graded on CREATING CONTEXT CLUES and appropriately identifying (2 definition, 2 synonym, 2 antonym, 2 example, 2 of your choice). You may do this on these pages.

anomalous Feeling protective of my friend but knowing of his difficulties placed me in an _______ position.

Can you imagine anything as _____ as a successful drama coach who has never acted on the stage? His conduct after his mother’s death was so _____ that I must conclude he was not in full possession of his faculties.

aspersion Think twice before casting ______ on his honesty, for he may be telling the truth

I welcome honest criticism, but I deeply resented their _____ on my good faith. By casting _____ on the ability and character of others, you reveal the misgivings you have about yourself.

bizarre Years from now I will look at this picture and wonder what sort of _____ costume I was wearing. Wearing _______ masks at Halloween is a tradition that dates back hundreds of years.

Have you ever heard of anything so _______ as an experimental technique to test the intelligence of cows?!

brusque His request for a large loan for an indefinite length of time was met with a ____ refusal.

Rude questions call for _____ answers, and mine is, “No!”. What hurt my feelings was not so much his refusal to give me a job as the ______ way in which he told me he had nothing for me.

cajole With a smile, a joke, and a second helping of pie, she would _____ him into doing what she wanted. Resorting to rather farfetched promises, I finally ______ Tina into going to prom with me.

He’s so tight with his money that it’s just about impossible to ______ a nickel out of him, no matter how worthy the cause.

castigate After he ______ the unruly children, they settled down and studied quietly.

Since he had always been quiet, we were amazed when he stood up at the meeting and _____ the chairperson for failing to give everyone a chance to speak. In Gulliver’s Travels and other writings, Jonathan Swift______ the human race for its follies and wickedness.

contrive She can ____ wonderful excuses, but when she tries to offer them, her uneasiness gives her away. I find it hard to understand how they were able to _____ such an elaborately underhanded scheme in such a short amount of time. I cannot understand how she was able to _____ a meeting between two people who refused to have anything to do with each other.

demagogue Often a show of angry concern conceals the self-serving tactics of a _________.

The speaker’s blatant appeal to the emotions of the crowd smacked more of the ______ than the true leader of the people. A favorite ploy of the _____ is to appoint a convenient scapegoat upon whom a misguided populace can vent its anger.

disabuse He thinks that all women adore him, but my sister will probably ______ him of that idea.

At the very outset of the term, I urged you to ______ yourself of the idea that you can pass the course without regular hard work. Although she is well into middle age, my aunt Sally seems unable to ______ herself of the idea that she is still a teenager.

ennui Some people seem to confuse sophistication with _________.

His endless talk about himself and his interests is truly unexcelled for producing ______ in others. With the innumerable activities open to a young person like you, I can’t understand why you should suffer from ______.

fetter The old phrase “chain gang” refers to prisoners made to work, each joined to the next by linked ________. The Emancipation Proclamation issued by Abraham Lincoln once and for all broke the _____ that bound southern blacks to a life of servitude and humiliation. The President complained that government bureaucracy was hopping his programs with _______ of red tape.

heinous A town so peaceful, quiet, and law-abiding was bound to be horrified by so _________ a crime. Is there any other crime in history as ______ as the attempt of the Nazis to annihilate the ‘so called’ inferior racial groups? For ancient Romans, fleeing from the battlefield was the most _______ act of cowardice a soldier could commit.

immutable Scientists labored to discover a set of ______ laws to the universe.

The one fact about nature that seems completely ______ is that everything is subject to change. The institutions of our society, far from being ___________, are in the process of change at this very moment.

insurgent George Washington and his contemporaries were _______ against Britain.

Although the _______ were defeated by the government’s forces, a small group escaped into the mountains, where they kept the spirit of the rebellion alive. An _______ group at the convention refused to accept the choices of the regular party leaders.

megalomania Sudden fame and admiration can make people feel unworthy—or it can bring feelings of ___________. His conceit is so great and so immune to the lessons of experience that this must be considered a kind of ________. Her opinion of her own importance is so grotesquely exaggerated that we have come to regard her as a _____________.

sinecure The office of Vice President of the United States was once considered little more than a _______. Anyone who refers to my job as ______ should spend just one day in my place!

Although her new position bore a highsounding title, it was really little more than ______.

surreptitious The movie heroine blushed when she noticed a _______ glances of her admirer.

The _____ way in which they planned the undertaking shows that they were aware of its illegal character. I, as they now claim, they were not aware of the illegal character of their undertaking, why did they plan it so _________?

transgress The penitent citizens promised to never again ______ the laws of the land.

In his determination to be blunt and honest, he has ________ the limits of good taste. He may have kept within the letter of the law, but there is no doubt that he has __________ the accepted moral code.

transmute To _____ distrust into friendship along that wortorn border will take more than wise polititiams and just laws. The alchemists of the Middle Ages, who were both skilled magicians and primitive chemists, hoped to _______ base metals into gold. The task of education, said the speaker, is to ____ the primitive selfishness of the child into socially useful modes of behavior.

vicarious In search of _______ excitement, we watched movies of action and adventure.

Although most of us lead a quiet, humdrum sort of life, we can all get a _________ thrill from the achievements of our astronauts. Her description of the Western frontier was so vivid that I seemed to be _______ experiencing the realities of pioneer life.

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