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Read [Esc] (1)  quality or condition of being grand; magnificence
E.g.The concept that matter and energy are inter-convertible strikes to the core of the universe, probably exceeds in [___] any other picture the field of physical science.

Spelling Word: grandeur
Read [Esc] (2)  impressive from inherent grandeur; large and impressive, in size, scope or extent
E.g.The aged matinee idol still had [___] notions of his supposed importance in the theatrical world.

Spelling Word: grandiose
Read [Esc] (3)  unrelenting; rigid; dismal and gloomy; cold and forbidding
E.g.Robert held her gaze for a long time, his expression [___] and slightly troubled.

Spelling Word: grim
Read [Esc] (4)  complain or grumble; seek or shoot grouse
E.g.Students traditionally [___] about the abysmal quality of "mystery meat" and similar dormitory food.

Spelling Word: grouse
Read [Esc] (5)  free from deceit; sincere; honest
E.g.He is naive, simple, and guileless; he cannot be guilty of fraud.

Spelling Word: guileless
Read [Esc] (6)  easily deceived or cheated; easily tricked because of being too trusting
E.g.This time, unlike [___] investors during the 1920s, the big losers would be taxpayers, who never had the choice of not playing.

Spelling Word: gullible
Read [Esc] (7)  hesitant; faltering; imperfect or defective
E.g.Novice extemporaneous speakers often talk in a [___] fashion as they grope for the right words.

Spelling Word: halting
Read [Esc] (8)  put at disadvantage; prevent progress or free movement of
E.g.The new mother didn't realize how much the effort of caring for an infant would [___] her ability to keep an immaculate house.

Spelling Word: hamper
Read [Esc] (9)  not thorough, constant or consistent; by chance
E.g.His [___] reading left him unacquainted with the authors of the books.

Spelling Word: haphazard
Read [Esc] (10)  in robust and good health; able to survive under unfavorable conditions
E.g.Strawberries are [___] and easy to grow.

Spelling Word: hardy