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You should choose your _s well.
a) friends
b) colleagues
c) associate
d) enemies

Before you try to sell your car, you should ask an expert to _ its value––once you know what it's worth, it's easier to find a fair price.
a) clarify
b) assess
c) associate
d) brief

To _ is to stand up for what you believe.
a) assume
b) assert
c) hypothesize
d) critique

When you _ , you write critical explanations to add extra insight about something. These explanations can be necessary to understanding writings in which the language might be difficult to make sense of without clarification.
a) dictate
b) verbalize
c) annotate
d) note

To _ is to make up a whole from smaller parts.
a) constitute
b) piece
c) analyze
d) synthesize

_ means to study or examine something carefully in a methodical way.
a) summarize
b) analyze
c) compile
d) compose

To be _ is to be capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary.
a) sensory
b) tangible
c) concrete
d) connotation

To _ something means to do right by whoever said it and give them credit.
a) plagiarize
b) cite
c) evidence
d) proof

To _ means to clear up confusion and make it all understandable.
a) clarify
b) infer
c) guess
d) explain

A _ is like a timeline: it tells what happened when.
a) plot
b) history
c) data
d) chronology

The word _ involves thought, an Aha! moment or the process of trying to think of ideas.
a) conclusion
b) brainstorm
c) synthesis
d) analysis

Something _ is short and to the point.
a) brief
b) assert
c) lengthy
d) wordy

To _ is to say something clearly.
a) assess
b) assert
c) characterize
d) annotate

When you _ something, like a recipe-book or a mix-tape, you put it together using things that already exist (recipes, songs).
a) collect
b) gather
c) compose
d) compile

A _ is the last part of something, its end or result.
a) conclusion
b) introduction
c) body
d) passage

Please be brief and _ in expressing your opinion. Use fewer words to say more.
a) concise
b) short
c) lengthy
d) wordy

o _ is to assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing.
a) assert
b) assess
c) conclude
d) claim

To _ is to produce a literary work.
a) write
b) compose
c) create
d) make

An _ is the part of the general public interested in a source of information or entertainment.
a) group
b) audience
c) character
d) community

To _ is to take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
a) presume
b) consume
c) guess
d) assume

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