Some Choice Vocabulary

I. Can you use the following words in sentences that explain their meanings?

1. underdog 11. enhance 21, incursion

2. to offset 12. fizzle 22. to wind up

3. panoply 13. blathering 23. to eschew

4. carport 14. pricey 24. wayward

5. dumbfounded 15. ruffle 25. akimbo

6. weary of 16. robust 26. anciliary

7. mindfulness 17. to thwart 27. maskot

8. to hail 18. impetuous 28. anachronism

9. to laud 19. to admonish 29. street smarts

10. fraught 20. windfall 30. to drum up

II. Complete the following expressions or phrases with an appropriate word:

Example: __________ calibre Answer: high or low calibre

1. __________ turnover

2. __________ blackout

3. __________ perspective

4. __________in a wink

5. a __________ guess

6. _________ into a rage

7. nary a ____________

8. a twist of the _____________

9. undisclosed _____________

10. endangered ______________

11. ________ is a linchpin

12. a convicted _____________

13. a kitschy _____________

14. trapped in a maelstrom of ______________

15. watery __________

16. to skirt

17. the _________ draft

18. tell it like it __________

19. a whistle __________

20. _________ maverick

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One Response to “Some Choice Vocabulary”

  1. vocabexperts Says:

    Give some more hints

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