Dave's Choice Words: Exercise #117

  1. élan vital
  2. éminence grise
  3. emendations
  4. emeritus
  5. emetic

Put the correct word's number in each box:

My manuscript was rejected several times. After countless , one publisher sent me an acceptance notice.

"I've decided to retire from teaching at the end of this semester," Professor Wilkins told his wife. "The university will grant me the title of professor once I stop teaching."

Robert Willinger held neither a title nor an elected office, but Willinger's access to the president, combined with the president's unreserved respect for Robert, allowed Willinger to become an . From behind the scenes, Robert Willinger ran the country for years.

"Your daughter ingested an entire bottle of pain killers," Dr. Doe told the agitated mother. "I gave her an and vomiting has begun. I believe we caught it in time and we'll get most of the pain killers out of her system."

French philosopher Henri Bergson developed the concept of : the life force that Bergson hypothesized is the cause of evolution.


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