Westing Game 13-16 Vocab Question Preview (ID: 2014)


Vocab 13-16.[print questions]

To put someone down to make you feel good is ___________________ to that person.
a) unattainable
b) remission
c) demeaning
d) obsequious

When my Dad had cancer, he was in ________________ for one month.
a) remission
b) guffaw
c) soothsayer
d) unattainable

Theo was awed by the beautiful Angela, so fair-skinned and blond, older than he, and because of her engagement to Dr. Denton so ____________________
a) demeaning
b) remission
c) peevishly
d) unattainable

Judge Ford had decided to stop smiling years ag o because she felt that smiling without good reason was ________
a) demeaning
b) peevishly
c) unattainable
d) soothsayer

Realizing his mistake in naming six suspects instead of one, Sandy ________ replied to the judege, \
a) unattainable
b) guffaw
c) demeaning
d) peevishly

Sandy was not a stupid man, but he needed to be less _________ and less of a gossip.
a) soothsayer
b) peevishly
c) remission
d) obsequious

The doctor says your disease is incurable, but you could have a ___________lasting for at least five years.
a) demeaning
b) remission
c) guffaw
d) obsequious

I don't really believe in having a _____________predict my future. I think I will just accept whatever happens.
a) soothsayer
b) unattainable
c) peevishly
d) guffaw

Jake could not help himself. He tried to cover the loud ______ with louder coughing.
a) soothsayer
b) obsequious
c) guffaw
d) remission

My little brother acts _______________ when he compliments my mom all the time.
a) obsequious
b) unattainable
c) peevishly
d) demeaning

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