[Esc] (1) /'æbroʊgeɪt/ a. Syn. abolish abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority He intended to [___] the decree issued by his predecessor.
[Esc] (2) /'æroʊgeɪt/ v. claim without justification; claim for oneself without right Lynn watch in astonishments as her coworkers [___] the credit for her brilliant work in the project.
[Esc] (3) /bu:n/ n. Syn. blessing; benefit blessing; benefit bestowed, especially in response to a request The recent rains that filled our empty reservoirs were a [___] to the whole community.
[Esc] (4) /kə'dʒoʊl/ v. influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering Diane tried to [___] her father into letting her drive the family car.
[Esc] (5) /'koʊdʒənt/ a. Syn. convincing reasonable and convincing; based on evidence; forcefully persuasive It was inevitable that David chose to go to Harvard: he had several [___] reasons for doing so, including a full-tuition scholarship.
[Esc] (6) /di:'faɪl/ v. Syn. pollute pollute; make dirty or spotty The hoodlums [___] the church with their scurrilous writing.
[Esc] (7) /ɪs'tʃu:/ v. Syn. avoid; escape avoid; refuse to use or participate in; stand aloof from Hoping to present himself to his girlfriend as a totally reformed character, he tried to [___] all the vices, especially chewing tobacco and drinking bathtub gin.
[Esc] (8) /fə'leɪʃəs/ a. Syn. false; deceptive false; tending to mislead; deceptive Paradoxically, [___] reasoning does not always yield erroneous results: even though your logic may be faulty, the answer you get may nevertheless be correct.
[Esc] (9) /'fɪər(ə)l/ a. Syn. wild not domestic; wild; existing in wild or untamed state Abandoned by their owners, dogs may revert to their [___] state, roaming the woods in packs.
[Esc] (10) /'gærʊləs/ a. Syn. wordy; talkative talking much and repetition of unimportant or trivial details My Uncle Henry can outtalk any three people I know. He is the most [___] person in Cayuga County.