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Word Within the Word. Lesson 37 (B). 99. lionize. Stem(s):. ize =. make. Sentence: Upon her return to the city, she was lionized by the joyful crowd . 99. lionize. Definition:. treat as a celebrity. 100. assiduous. Stem(s):. sed =. sit. Sentence:

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Word within the word

Word Within the Word

Lesson 37 (B)


99 lionize

99. lionize

Stem(s):

ize =

make

Sentence:

Upon her return to the city, she was lionized by the joyful crowd.


99 lionize1

99. lionize

Definition:

treat as a celebrity


100 assiduous

100. assiduous

Stem(s):

sed =

sit

Sentence:

His assiduous efforts to balance the budget finally paid off.


100 assiduous1

100. assiduous

Definition:

persevering


101 subterfuge

101. subterfuge

Stem(s):

sub =

under

fug =

flee

Sentence:

He ducked a question with a clever subterfuge.


101 subterfuge1

101. subterfuge

Definition:

evasive dodging


101 subterfuge2

101. subterfuge

Definition:

evasive dodging


102 bon vivant

102. bon vivant

Stem(s):

bon =

good

viv =

life

Sentence:

The wealthy bon vivant lived the good life in Hawaii.


102 bon vivant1

102. bon vivant

Definition:

indulger in luxury


103 saturnine

103. saturnine

Stem(s):

ine =

nature of

Sentence:

Her saturnine personality caused her to lose friends.


103 saturnine1

103. saturnine

Definition:

gloomy and remote


104 sedentary

104. sedentary

Stem(s):

sed =

sit

Sentence:

Flagpole sitting is a notably sedentary occupation.


104 sedentary1

104. sedentary

Definition:

sitting


105 pusillanimous

105. pusillanimous

Stem(s):

pusill =

small

anim =

mind

Sentence:

The snub at the losing team was a low, pusillanimous act.


105 pusillanimous1

105. pusillanimous

Definition:

small-minded

Ultraliberalism today translates into a whimpering isolationism in foreign policy, a mulish obstructionism in domestic policy, and a pusillanimous pussyfooting on the critical issue of law and order.

- Spiro Agnew, American Vice President under Richard Nixon


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