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(Cloze Testing) "By the Great Horn Spoon" 3


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hospitality
The hotel staff show ____ by greeting the guests with a warm welcome.
courteous
The elderly woman thanks the ____ youth for giving her a seat on the bus.
awesome
As a toddler, Superman showed his ____ and surprising strength by lifting his father's truck.
extractor
A dentist uses a(n) ____ like a pair of plyers to pull out teeth.
elated
The ____ cheerleaders are so incredibly happy to have won the cheerleading competition that they jump high into the air.
peer
A dentist will use a small mirror to ____ at the backs of your teeth and at your molars.
idle
If your car is sitting ____ at the stoplight, you should turn off the engine, or else the car will unnecessarily pollute the air.
tatters
Her villainous stepsisters thrased at Cinderella's dress and left the ____ on the floor.
bushel
The chef order a(n) ____ of crabs to be delivered to his restaurant later that day.
notoriety
The dog was an outlaw and gained ____ for shooting anyone who argued that a dog couldn't pull a trigger.
bedrock
____ is very hard to dig or drill into, just ask a paleontologist.
fisticuffs
The crowd thought it was entertaining to watch two leprechauns use ____ to settle their argument.
ravine
The ____ is too deep to cross quickly, therefore the government has built a bridge across it.
elegant
In Victorian times, ____ men wore a bowler hat, a long moustache, and a monocle.
exaggerate
It isn't unusual for a fisher to ____ the size of the fish he or she caught, just to impress the person who is listening.
disdain
It is hard not to ____ a sibling who throws her dirty socks on your bedroom floor; that just isn't very respectful.
brawl
In the Wild West, it wasn't uncommon to see all of the customers of a bar erupt into a(n) ____ and badly hurt each other.
emerge
During the final stage of metamorphosis, a butterfly with ____ from its chrysalis, but a moth hatches from its cocoon.
elude
The bank robber can only ____ the police for a short time, but they will eventually capture him.
deceive
A magician can ____ her audience by placing two women into each half of a box and then pretend to cut one woman in half.