[Esc] (1) /grɪ'gɛərɪəs/ a. Syn. sociable sociable; seeking and enjoying the company of others Natural selection in [___] animals operates upon groups rather than upon individuals.
[Esc] (2) /'hɑrbɪndʒə(r)/ n. Syn. forerunner forerunner; an indication of approach of something or someone The crocus is an early [___] of spring.
[Esc] (3) /'hi:dlɪs/ a. Syn. disregarding unaware, without noticing; unmindful or thoughtless He drove on, [___] of the danger warnings placed at the side of the road.
[Esc] (4) /'hɛrɪsɪ/ n. opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion Galileo's assertion that the earth moved around the sun directly contradicted the religious teachings of his day; as a result, he was tried for [___].
[Esc] (5) /ɪ'mju:n/ a. Syn. exempt; resistant resistant to; free or exempt from; not subject to Still, the company doesn't expect to remain [___] from the effects of the downturn.
[Esc] (6) /ɪm'plækəb(ə)l/ a. incapable of being pacified; not to be relieved; Madame Defarge was the [___] enemy of the Evremonde family.
[Esc] (7) /ɪmprɔ'keɪʃ(ə)n/ n. Syn. curse curse; act of calling down a curse that invokes evil Spouting violent [___], Hank searched for the person who had vandalized his truck.
[Esc] (8) /ɪm'pju:n/ v. Syn. challenge dispute or contradict, often in insulting way; challenge Our treasurer was furious when the finance committee's report tried to [___] the accuracy of his financial records.
[Esc] (9) /'ɪnfərəns/ n. inferring by deduction or induction; truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; conclusion; deduction If he is guilty, then by [___] so is she; both should be in trouble.
[Esc] (10) /'ɜrksəm/ a. Syn. annoying; tedious causing annoyance, weariness, or vexation; tedious He found working on the assembly line [___] because of the monotony of the operation he had to perform.