MacBeth – Set 6 – Mrs Haley

Plight Noun: a condition, state, or situation, especially an unfavorable or unfortunate oneS: PredicamentA: BlessingSentence: The plight of the hungry settlers was unimaginable.
Broil Verb: to cook by direct heat, as on a gridiron over the heat or in an oven under the heatS: BurnA: FreezeSentence: My mother cooked broiled chicken with mashed potatoes.
Disdain Verb: to look upon or treat with contemptS: ContemptA: AdmirationSentence: I feel disdain for those who don’t write proper sentences.
Vantage Noun: a position, condition, or place affording some advantage or a commanding viewS: AidA: Blockage, DisadvantageSentence: The vantage point provided a better view of the city.
Flout Verb: to treat with disdain, scorn, or contemptS: DefyA: HonorSentence: She would not only flout the rules, she would flout those who followed them.
Intelligence Noun: capacity for learning, reasoning, understanding, and similar forms of mental activityS: BrillianceA: IgnoranceSentence: The man had such great intelligence in Physicsn that he was even compared to the great Isaac Newton.
Corporal Adjective: of the human body; bodily; physicalS: Physical A: MentalSentence: Corporal punishments in the school system are forbidden in most parts of the country.
Harbinger Noun: anything that foreshadows a future eventS: OmenA: UnknowingSentence: Frost is a harbinger that winter is approaching.
Weird Adjective: involving or suggesting the supernaturalS: OddA: NormalSentence: The brother of Phil was considered to be weird because he could walk after just a month!
Impede Verb: block passage throughS: ObstructA: AdvanceSentence: Do not impede on me please.
Husbandry Noun: the practice of cultivating the land or raising stockS: AgricultureA: FactoriesSentence: Husbandry techniques have improved significantly resulting in a dramatic increase in yield.
Summons Verb: an order to appear in person at a given place and timeS: InviteA: DismissSentence: The rebellious student was summoned to the principals office.
Franchise Noun: a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote).S: PriviledgeA: DetrimentSentence: The franchise, which allowed women to vote, was given by the government years ago.
Palpable Adjective: readily or plainly seen, heard, perceivedS: ObviousA: HiddenSentence: The lie that child had given his parents was palpable, and resulted in a week of groundation.
Marshal Noun: a military officer of the highest rank, as in the French and some other armies.S: GeneralA: PrivateSentence: The marshal led his men through one of the most destructive wars to date.
Surfeit Noun: excess; an excessive amountS: OverflowA: BaseSentence: There was a surfeit on food on the buffet table.
Contend Verb: to struggle in oppositionS: BattleA: RetreatSentence: The young girl did not know how to contend with the problem and instead chose to ignore it.
Clamor Noun: a loud uproar, as from a crowd of peopleS: PandemoniumA: QuietSentence: All the students clamored to the exit when the bell rang.
Badge Noun a special or distinctive mark, token, or device worn as a sign of allegiance, membership, authority, achievement, etc.S: Label, TagA: UnidentificationSentence: We knew that the police officer was legitimate because of his badge.
Benison Noun: A blessingS: PraiseA: AnathemaSentence: It would be a benison for me to be accepted into Harvard!

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