Improving Vocabulary Skills. Chapter 25 . 1. devoid (adj.) - ___________ The French fries were so thin, dry, and devoid of taste that they seemed like toothpicks. d evoid means :. without equal to C. possessing. 2. implore (verb) - ___________
The French fries were so thin, dry, and devoid of taste that they seemed like toothpicks.
The princess implored the evil magician to spare the handsome prince’s life.
Peter so infuriated Sheila that she slammed down the phone while he was still talking.
Public speaking so intimidates Charlene that she would rather write four term papers than give a single oral report.
Pearl is a very outgoing person, but her boyfriend Larry is such an introvert that he seldom socializes at all.
Pregnant women who take drugs jeopardize their babies’ health.
Do you think twins are more similar in personality than other siblings?
Self-confidence is a virtue, but being smug is carrying self-confidence too far.
Instead of encouraging us when we make a mistake, our biology teacher sneers at us with a scornful smile or a put-down.
Between scenes, the actors might appear tired and dull, but they become vivacious once the camera is on.