Sunday, February 26, 2017

Vocabulary Task


1.     He was one of the few who had never been properly _____ with the Romany patteran, as he privately named her for her continuous flow of inconsequential chatter, and had therefore never liked her.
2.     One fine evening a young princess put on her bonnet and _____, and went out to take a walk by herself in a wood; and when she came to a cool spring of water, that rose in the midst of it, she sat herself down to rest a while.
3.     After a time she threw it up so high that she missed catching it as it fell; and the ball ______ away, and rolled along upon the ground, till last it fell down into the spring.
4.     Then she began to _____ her loss, and said, “Alas! If I could only get my ball again, I would give all my fine clothes and jewels, and everything that I have in the world.”
5.     Stop, on the other hand, before overwhelming her with an excess of _____.
6.     This is the province of the ______ gossip and the new reporter, with neither of whom you can hope to cope.

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