[Esc] (1) /'pɔ:sɪtɪ/ n. Syn. scarcity scarcity; smallness of number; fewness They closed the restaurant because the [___] of customers made it uneconomical to operate.
[Esc] (2) /pɪ'lju:sɪd/ a. Syn. transparent; limpid transparent; limpid; easy to understand After reading these stodgy philosophers, I find Bertrand Russell's [___] style very enjoyable.
[Esc] (3) /prə'klɪvɪtɪ/ n. Syn. inclination inclination; natural tendency; readiness; facility of learning Watching the two-year-old boy voluntarily put away his toys, I was amazed by his [___] for neatness.
[Esc] (4) /'proʊtɪɛn, 'proʊti:n/ a. Syn. versatile versatile; able to take on many shapes; readily taking on varied shapes A remarkably [___] actor, Alec Guinness could take on any role.
[Esc] (5) /'pʌlkrɪtju:d/ n. Syn. beauty; comeliness great physical beauty and appeal; attractive moral excellence; moral beauty I do not envy the judges who have to select this year's Miss America from this collection of female [___].
[Esc] (6) /raɪf/ a. Syn. current excessively abundant or numerous; in widespread existence, practice, or use In the face of the many rumors of scandal, which are [___] at the moment, it is best to remain silent.
[Esc] (7) /'skʌrɪləs/ n. Syn. obscene; indecent obscene; indecent; expressing offensive reproach Your [___] remarks are especially offensive because they are untrue.
[Esc] (8) /'sɜrvaɪl/;/'sɛrvl/ a. Syn. slavish; cringing slavish; suitable to slave or servant; relating to servitude or forced labor Constantly fawning on his employer, humble Uriah Heap was a [___] creature.
[Esc] (9) /'spjʊərɪəs/ a. Syn. false; counterfeit; forged; illogical false; counterfeit; forged; illogical Natasha's claim to be the lost heir of the Romanoffs was spurious: the only thing Russian about her was the vodka she drank!.
[Esc] (10) /'sɪkəfænt/ n. Syn. bootlicker; flatterer one who attempts to win favor by flattering influential people; bootlicker; yes man Fed up with the toadies and flunkies who made up his entourage, the star cried, "Get out, all of you! I'm sick of sycophant!"