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* Lawana had an _______ argument with her parents about her new boyfriend, and she and her mother were both crying by the end.

serious or severe; very emotional

intense

* Lawana had an intense argument with her parents about her new boyfriend, and she and her mother were both crying by the end.

2

* Mikhail ________ how welcoming his new neighbors were after he moved to a new apartment.

to be thankful for something; to be happy about something

to appreciate

* Mikhail appreciated how welcoming his new neighbors were after he moved to a new apartment.

3

* Angelique scolded her brother for being _________ about his wife’s feelings when he forgot about their wedding anniversary.

unaware of other people’s feelings; uncaring about how one’s actions or words affect the feelings of other people

insensitive

* Angelique scolded her brother for being insensitive about his wife’s feelings when he forgot about their wedding anniversary.

4

* Lloyd ___ ______ on a rural farm until he was eight years old, and then his family moved to the city and he was raised there until he became an adult.

to be brought up; to grow from childhood to adulthood with guidance from parents or guardians

to be raised

* Lloyd was raised on a rural farm until he was eight years old, and then his family moved to the city and he was raised there until he became an adult.

5

* Bao and her cousins were part of the same __________ and thought alike, but they often had trouble understanding the ideas of their parents’ generation.

a group of people whose ages are close together; a group of people who share the same status or level within a family because they were born during the same stage of that family's development.

generation

* Bao and her cousins were part of the same generation and thought alike, but they often had trouble understanding the ideas of their parents’ generation.

6

* Even though the group of teenagers spread bad gossip, __ _____ ____, they were not doing anything wrong

in their opinion; from the way they see the situation

in their eyes

* Even though the group of teenagers spread bad gossip, in their eyes, they were not doing anything wrong

7

* Eduardo was often confronted by ________ who judged him by the color of his skin before they got to know him.

someone who judges other people based on their race or ethnicity; someone who treats people differently based on their race

racist

* Eduardo was often confronted by racists who judged him by the color of his skin before they got to know him.

8

* The weather was very pleasant, and Vanessa could not _____ being stuck indoors on such a nice day.

to put up with; to be able to handle or accept

to stand

* The weather was very pleasant, and Vanessa could not stand being stuck indoors on such a nice day.

9

* Even though Benjamin meant well, he lacked experience and his ___________ of the situation caused him to make matters worse.

a lack of knowledge or understanding; a constant or consistent lack of understanding, especially about a specific topic

ignorance

* Even though Benjamin meant well, he lacked experience and his ignorance of the situation caused him to make matters worse.

10

* Sari had no ________ toward Douglas, but Douglas still found it difficult to accept her criticism.

cruelty; the desire to be mean or hurtful

malice

* Sari had no malice toward Douglas, but Douglas still found it difficult to accept her criticism.

11

* When Mel got angry with his wife, she felt __________ because she did not know what she did to upset him.

confused; unable to understand

puzzled

* When Mel got angry with his wife, she felt puzzled because she did not know what she did to upset him.

12

* Angelo could not figure out the correct answer to the math problem on his own, but when his older sister explained it, he finally ___ __.

to understand; to realize the meaning of something that one did not previously know

to get it

* Angelo could not figure out the correct answer to the math problem on his own, but when his older sister explained it, he finally got it.

13

* Sophia never told Darin that she was mad at him, but when she stopped talking to him and started to avoid him, he ___ ___ _______.

to get the point; to understand what someone is trying to say, especially when he or she does not directly state the meaning

to get the message

* Sophia never told Darin that she was mad at him, but when she stopped talking to him and started to avoid him, he got the message.

14

* The joke was so __________ that even Roy, who was known for being serious, started laughing when he heard it.

very funny; very amusing

hilarious

* The joke was so hilarious that even Roy, who was known for being serious, started laughing when he heard it.

15

* When Jyn forgot that she was supposed to visit her friend’s house, her friend told her, “__'_ ___ ____. I actually forgot, too, so I’m not upset.”

everything is fine; there are no problems

it's all good

* When Jyn forgot that she was supposed to visit her friend’s house, her friend told her, “It’s all good. I actually forgot, too, so I’m not upset.”