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  1. AVS: CHAPTER 4 WORDS: BERATE MAUDLIN ESTRANGE REGRESS EUPHORIC RELINQUISH IMPETUOUS UBIQUITOUS INFALLIBLE ZENITH

  2. 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 avs-8

  3. 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 avs-8

  4. 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 avs-8

  5. 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 avs-8

  6. 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 avs-8

  7. 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 avs-8