Dave's Choice Words: Exercise #67

  1. argot
  2. ethos
  3. parol
  4. stripling
  5. titular

Put the correct word's number in each box:

The CIA had successfully tapped their phones, but the agents couldn't understand what the insurgents were saying. Over the years, these people who aimed to overthrow the government had developed an indecipherable even to experienced agents.

Some hoped the building of the Empire State Building would reverse the of the Great Depression. They hoped the engineering marvel would engender growth in the American economy by causing people to lose their pessimism.

When I was a I was an indomitable optimist. Now that I'm an old man, I'm loaded with pessimism.

Once clinically insane, the professor was no longer required to teach or do research. His university allowed him to retain his title in name only.

"A contract made by is difficult to enforce," the attorney told her client. "Get all of your agreements in writing."


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