[Esc] (1) /'ɒbfʌskeɪt/ v. Syn. confuse; muddle confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex Was the president's spokesman trying to clarify the Whitewater mystery, or was he trying to [___] the issue so the voters would never figure out what went on?.
[Esc] (2) /ɒ'stɛnsɪb(ə)l/ a. Syn. apparent put forth or held out as real, actual, or intended; proper or intended to be shown Although the [___] purpose of this expedition is to discover new lands, we are really interested in finding new markets for our products.
[Esc] (3) /pænə'sɪə/ n. remedy for all diseases, evils, or difficulties; a cure-all The rich youth cynically declared that the [___] for all speeding tickets was a big enough bribe.
[Esc] (4) /pə'fʌŋktərɪ/ a. Syn. superficial done routinely and with little interest or care; acting with indifference; showing little interest or care I introduced myself, and at my name his [___] manner changed; I knew he heard me before.
[Esc] (5) /pə'nɪʃəs/ a. Syn. deadly very destructive; tending to cause death or serious injury; deadly Crack cocaine has had a [___] effect on urban society: it has destroyed families, turned children into drug dealers, and increased the spread of violent crimes.
[Esc] (6) /prə'pɪʃəs/ a. Syn. favorable; fortunate; advantageous presenting favorable circumstances; fortunate; advantageous Chloe consulted her horoscope to see whether Tuesday would be a [___] day to dump her boyfriend.
[Esc] (7) /kwɪk'sɒtɪk/ a. idealistic without regard to practicality Constantly coming up with [___], unworkable schemes to save the world, Simon has his heart in the right place, but his head somewhere in the clouds.
[Esc] (8) /sə'gæsətɪ/ n. quality of being sagacious; quickness or acuteness of sense perceptions; keenness of discernment; shrewdness She was half sorry her [___] had miscarried, and half glad that Tom had stumbled into obedient conduct for once.
[Esc] (9) /'skʌrɪləs/ n. Syn. obscene; indecent obscene; indecent; expressing offensive reproach Your [___] remarks are especially offensive because they are untrue.
[Esc] (10) /'tɜrpɪtju:d/;/-tu:d/ n. Syn. depravity depravity; corrupt, depraved, or degenerate act A visitor may be denied admittance to this country if she has been guilty of moral [___].