Dave's Choice Words: Exercise #13

  1. aver
  2. dross
  3. salad days
  4. termagant
  5. vituperative

Put the correct word's number in each box:

The haggish Mme. Thenardier enjoyed scolding young Cosette for even the smallest infraction-- real or imaginary. As a result of these attacks, Cosette viewed Mme. Thenardier as a .

"In my , I let the critics disturb me," said the old Shakespearean actress. "But today, I give them little thought."

Separate the wheat from the chaff. Keep the wheat; throw away the .

The widower called a press conference to his innocence in his wife's murder. He had a solid alibi, with multiple witnesses, so everyone believed him.


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