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Read [Esc] (1)  serious in feeling or manner; not light, lively, or cheerful
E.g. No [___] or prolonged bodily illness followed this incident; it only gave my nerves a shock of which I feel the reverberation to this day.


Spelling Word: severe
Read [Esc] (2)  seat, especially a royal seat; throne; rank; grade; sitting before a fortified place; surrounding or investing of a place by army
E.g. To me the most alarming feature of the [___] is short rations.


Spelling Word: siege
Read [Esc] (3)  taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice; showing ill humor
E.g. The incident now appears to be closed but it has left a [___] taste among senior Italian diplomats responsible for relations with the Arab world.


Spelling Word: sour
Read [Esc] (4)  sew; knit; fasten or join with or as if with thread
E.g. Three hours she gave to [___], with gold thread, the border of a square crimson cloth, almost large enough for a carpet.


Spelling Word: stitch
Read [Esc] (5)  group of organisms within a species; tension; pressure
E.g. The [___] of flu is known as H2N2 and if caught by one person, could spread very easily to cause a global pandemic.


Spelling Word: strain
Read [Esc] (6)  utmost height; highest point of a mountain
E.g. I'm not totally convinced that the government or any certain [___] is going to provide that, frankly.


Spelling Word: summit
Read [Esc] (7)  trend; a general direction in which something tends to move
E.g. When you choose pants you should remember that some fabric with a [___] to shrink.


Spelling Word: tendency
Read [Esc] (8)  reproduction of a written record as a legal or school record
E.g. When applying for this job, please include your latest [___] in package.


Spelling Word: transcript
Read [Esc] (9)  victory; win; expressing great joy
E.g. I am influenced; and the influence is sweeter than I can express; and the conquest I undergo has a witchery beyond any [___] I can win.


Spelling Word: triumph
Read [Esc] (10)  unimportant; of little significance or value; ordinary; commonplace
E.g. Mr Madhi escaped from Iran in February 2008 after being sentenced to 73 years in jail for what he described as a [___] charge.


Spelling Word: trivial