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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Vocabulary Task


conspicuous
foxglove
an/the aftermath
courtesy
sullenness
noxious
nudge
splutter
spew
scull
soporific
voluble


1.     They certainly had a very _____ effect upon the Flopsy Bunnies!
2.     Her romantic mind was like the tiny boxes, one within the other that come from the puzzling East, however many you discover there is always one more; and her sweet mocking mouth had one kiss on it that Wendy could never get though there it was perfectly _____ in the right- hand corner.
3.     They glided up the creek, and the Mole shipped his _____ as they passed into the shadow of a large boat-house.
4.     Here the Rat _____ the Mole.
5.     Naturally   a _____ animal, and always mastered by his imagination, he painted the prospects of the trip and the joys of the open life and the road side in such glowing colours that the Mole could hardly sit in his chair for excitement.
6.     The woman told the doctor she’d made the remedy from purple _____.
7.     After the discovery, scientists sought ways to mine the minerals that _____ from the hydrothermal vents.
8.     When the ducks stood on their heads suddenly, as ducks will, he would dive down and tickle their necks, just under where their chins would be if ducks had chins, till they were forced to come to the surface again in a hurry, ______ and angry and shaking their feathers at him, for it is impossible to say quite all you feel when your head in under water.
9.     All of these animals must be adapted to endure the extreme environment of the vents- complete darkness and high concentrations of sulfides and other _____ chemicals.
10.                         The modest acceptance speech of the Academy Award- winning actress revealed a _____ that  contrasted with her uninhibited screen performance.
11.                         If, as _____ of this war, some great old-world power or combination of powers made war on us because we objected to their taking and fortifying Magdalena Bay or St. Tomas, our chance of securing justice would rest exclusively on the efficiency of our fleet and army especially the fleet.
12.                        The editor wishes to express his appreciation of the _____ of Macmillan Company, by means of which he has been enabled to reprint stories from Wonder Book.n

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