[Esc] (1) /ru:/ v. Syn. regret; lament; mourn feel regret, remorse, or sorrow for; mourn Tina seemed to [___] the night she met Tony and wondered how she ever fell for such a jerk.
[Esc] (2) /sə'geɪʃəs/ a. Syn. perceptive; shrewd perceptive; shrewd; having insight My father was a [___] judge of character: he could spot a phony a mile away.
[Esc] (3) /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] (4) /'sæŋgwɪn/ a. Syn. cheerful; hopeful; ruddy cheerfully confident; optimistic; of healthy reddish color; ruddy Let us not be too [___] about the outcome; something could go wrong.
[Esc] (5) /skɜrdʒ/ n. Syn. lash; whip whip used to inflict punishment; severe punishment They feared the plague and regarded it as a deadly [___].
[Esc] (6) /spɜrn/ v. Syn. reject; scorn reject disdainfully or contemptuously; scorn The heroine had to [___] the villain's advances.
[Esc] (7) /'stoʊɪk/ a. Syn. impassive indifferent to or unaffected by joy, grief, pleasure, or pain I wasn't particularly [___] when I had my flu shot; I squealed like a stuck pig.
[Esc] (8) /'strɪndʒənt/ a. Syn. binding; rigid demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; binding; rigid I think these regulations are too [___].
[Esc] (9) /stju:'pɛndəs/;/stu:-/ a. astonishing; wonderful; amazing, especially, astonishing in magnitude or elevation The lads came back and went at their sports again with a will, chattering all the time about Tom's [___] plan and admiring the genius of it.
[Esc] (10) /'tɛmpəraɪz/ v. act evasively in order to gain time, avoid argument, or postpone a decision I cannot permit you to [___] any longer; I must have a definite answer today.