Improving Vocabulary Skills. Chapter 26 . 1. c ondone (verb) - ___________ I cannot condone Barb’s smoking in public. It threatens other people’s health. c ondone means :. to excuse to recall C. to punish. 2 . contemplate (verb) - ___________
I cannot condone Barb’s smoking in public. It threatens other people’s health.
Because Ben hadn’t studied for the test, he contemplated cheating. He quickly realized, however, that the eagle-eyed teacher would spot him.
It isn’t feasible for me to work full time and keep the house clean unless someone helps me with the cleaning chores.
Since I had heard about my surprise party, I had to feign shock when everyone yelled, “Surprise!”
The gift shop closed because of fiscal problems. It simply didn’t make enough money to cover costs.
According to experts, teenagers who are furtive about where they are going and with whom may be involved with drugs.
Because drivers slowed down to gape at an accident in the southbound lanes, northbound traffic was backed up for miles.
Health care in some areas of the world is pathetic. People are dying of diseases that are easily treatable with modern medicine.
When Jean’s employer gave her three months off after her baby was born, a precedent was set for any other woman in the firm who became pregnant.
Many parents find that reward is a better basis for teaching children than punitive action is.