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AVS: CHAPTER 4 WORDS:. BERATE MAUDLIN ESTRANGE REGRESS EUPHORIC RELINQUISH IMPETUOUS UBIQUITOUS INFALLIBLE ZENITH. AVS: CH. 4 - TEN WORDS IN CONTEXT:.

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Avs chapter 4 words

AVS: CHAPTER 4 WORDS:

BERATE MAUDLIN

ESTRANGE REGRESS

EUPHORIC RELINQUISH

IMPETUOUS UBIQUITOUS

INFALLIBLE ZENITH


Avs chapter 4 words

AVS: CH. 4 - TEN WORDS IN CONTEXT:

Nick's mother often berates him. And when she isn't yelling at him, she ignores him.

a. disappoint(s) b. neglect(s) c. scold(s) angrily

1. Berate (bē-rāt') - verb

After his divorce, Shawn didn't want to estrange his children, so he called and visited them often.

a. frighten b. drive away c. dislike

2. Estrange (ĕ-strānj') - verb

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I was euphoric when I received my grades. To my amazement and joy, they were all A's and B's.

a. very happy b. boastful c. sentimental

3. Euphoric (yoo-fôr'ĭk) - adjective

4. Impetuous (ĭm-pĕch'oo-əs) - adjective

Whenever I make an impetuous purchase, I end up being dissatisfied: the shoes aren't comfortable, the shirt is the wrong color, the jacket costs too much. From now on, I intend to think more carefully before I buy.

a. impulsive b. considerate c. imaginative

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A sign over my sister's desk reads, "I'm infallible. I never make a mistake."

a. perfect b. imperfect c. everywhere

5. Infallible (ĭn-făl'ə-bəl) - adjective

The authors of maudlin soap operas must feel they haven't done their job unless viewers are crying by the end of each show.

a. short b. comical c. overly emotional

6. Maudlin (môd'lĭn) - adjective

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Adolescents under stress sometimes regress to childish ways: dependency, temper tantrums, and silliness.

a. go backward b. reach a high point c. act hastily

7. Regress (rē-grĕs') - verb

No beer is allowed in the "family area" of the stadium, so fans must relinquish their six-packs at the gate before they take their seats.

a. buy b. yield c. enjoy

8. Relinquish (rĭ-lĭng'kwĭsh) - verb

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We postponed our plan to drive home on Sunday because a dense fog was ubiquitous. It covered the entire town.

a. scarce b. newly discovered c. found everywhere

9. Ubiquitous (yoo-bĭk'wə-təs) - adjective

Florence reached the zenith of her career when she became president of Ace Products.

a. end b. earlier condition c. highest point

10. Zenith (zē'nĭth) - noun

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AVS: CH. 4 - MATCHING WORDS WITH DEFINITIONS:

1. To surrender (something); give (something) up

Relinquish

2. Done or acting in a hurry, with little thought; impulsive

Impetuous

3. Tearfully sentimental; overly emotional

Maudlin

4. To criticize or scold harshly

Berate

5. Existing or seeming to exist everywhere at the same time

Ubiquitous

6. The highest point or condition; peak

Zenith

7. To make unsympathetic or unfriendly; alienate

Estrange

8. Not capable of error or failure; unable to make a mistake

Infallible

9. Overjoyed; having an intense feeling of well-being

Euphoric

10. To return to an earlier, generally worse, condition or behavior

Regress

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