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:

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 !"

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

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.

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.

 

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