[Esc] (1) /'sækroʊsæŋkt/ a. Syn. inviolable regarded as sacred and inviolable The brash insurance salesman invaded the [___] privacy of the office of the president of the company.
[Esc] (2) /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] (3) /'sætəlaɪt/ n. Syn. subordinate small body revolving around a larger one; subordinate U.S. officials say the [___] is a cover for Pyongyang's efforts to perfect missile technology.
[Esc] (4) /'saɪnɪkjʊə(r)/ n. well-paid position with little responsibility My job is no sinecure; I work long hours and have much responsibility.
[Esc] (5) /'sɒvrɪn/ a. Syn. excellent; independent having supreme rank or power; self governing; excellent; independent Belarus, Albania, the Ukraine also have [___] currencies, not using euro, they also have crashed.
[Esc] (6) /spɜrn/ v. Syn. reject; scorn reject disdainfully or contemptuously; scorn The heroine had to [___] the villain's advances.
[Esc] (7) /'strɪndʒənt/ a. Syn. binding; rigid demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; binding; rigid I think these regulations are too [___].
[Esc] (8) /'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.
[Esc] (9) /'trukjələnt, 'trʌkjʊlənt/ a. Syn. belligerent disposed to fight; belligerent; aggressively hostile The bully was initially [___] but eventually stopped picking fights at the least provocation.
[Esc] (10) /'tɜrdʒɪd/ a. Syn. swollen; distended swollen; distended; excessively ornate or complex in style or language The [___] river threatened to overflow the levees and flood the countryside.