[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'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) /'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] (4) /'sɪmpə(r)/ v. Syn. smirk smirk; smile in artificial way to make an impression . Complimented on her appearance, Stella had to self-consciously [___].
[Esc] (5) /'saɪnɪkjʊə(r)/ n. well-paid position with little responsibility My job is no sinecure; I work long hours and have much responsibility.
[Esc] (6) /sɒpə'rɪfɪk/ a. sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness Professor Pringle's lectures were so [___] that even he fell asleep in class.
[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) /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] (9) /'træŋkwɪl/ a. Syn. serene; pacific free from disturbance; pacific Though I look comfortably accommodated, I am not very [___] in my mind.
[Esc] (10) /træns'grɛs, trɑr-/ v. pass over or beyond; surpass You may [___] this programming if the circumstances are right.