Dave's Choice Words: Exercise #1

  1. acedia
  2. kleptocracy
  3. largess
  4. lissome
  5. nadir

Put the correct word's number in each box:

The actor playing Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream exhibited extraordinary use of his body. He maneuvered the stage with the movements of a ballet dancer.

The Hollywood actor's career seemed to be at its : his TV show was cancelled, his agent dumped him and his publisher backed out of the deal for his autobiography.

Mary was so overqualified for her job. Every workday she felt nothing but .

Throughout most of her life, the baroness was known for her cruelty and stinginess. In later years, however, she metamorphosed into a generous woman and everyone spoke of her .

Speaking of the ruler who unfairly jailed her husband on trumped up charges of tax fraud, the woman proclaimed, "Our leader runs a !"

 

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