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Poverty and economic depression are usually the AFTERMATH of wars. An AFTERMATH of the bombing of Hiroshima was thousands of cancer cases caused by radiation. The AFTERMATH of Christina skipping classes too often to practice ballet was flunking Chemistry 101.
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27 . SAT WORD POWER o '. Mario AGGRANDIZED his wealth by borrowing so much money and buying extravagant homes. it "Ladies acquire GRAND EYES with mascara and false eyelashes to AGGRANDIZE their eyes. The greatest AGGRANDIZEMENT of the entire evening was when the Russian claimed that Russia had won World War II without any help from the United States or the other allies. and boats that it eventually bankrupted him. cars." o o To AGGRANDIZE his achievements Richard would make up unbelievable stories of personal accomplishments.Link: GRAND EYES I [.

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D All during school. Bob Smith felt ALIENATED by the other students because he wore his hair down to his knees. SA T WORD POWER D Barb was ALIENATED from her group when they 29 . " D The boss ALIENATED his secretary by shouting at her when she made a mistake. learned that she was the town gossip.Link: ALIEN ATE "The chief ALIEN A TE al/ the ice cream and ALIENA TED his crew.

VI4. ~.T. it ALLEVIATED the need to wait for the icemaker to produce more.E many illnesses. " ~&W __ ~~ __ "'--~ I ~~~~fi<_< ~""_~ o o When Peter arrived with sacks of ice for the party. When the team stopped for lunch. our coach ALLEVIATED the need for the waitress to bring separate checks when she offered to pay for all of us as a gesture of congratulations for our victory. VOCABULARY CARTOONS o 30 . Aspirin ALLEVIATES painful headaches most of the time.Llnk:: LEAVES ATE "The natives believed if they A TE the LEA VES of some trees it would ALLE.

D The sailors were ALLURED into believing that the calm. SAT WORD POWER 31 . but all agree that movie stars have some indescribable ALLURING quality that movie audiences find irresistible. "_ o "Not all fish LURES ALLURE all fish. D Psychologists find it puzzling. balmy seas would never become a ferocious storm." D The actress ALLURED the crowd with her over- whelming beauty._<j ! Link: LURE .

the bride's relatives were very ALOOF. hardly speaking to the groom's guests and family.Link: ROOF "The cat is so ALOOF. D At the wedding reception. D Nothing ruins a fine dinner at a good restaurant like an ALOOF waiter who makes the entire experience uncomfortable. when guests come she hides on the ROOF." D Most everyone thought Theodore ALOOF when actually he was only very shy. 32 VOCABULARY CARTOONS .

.Link: AWESOME FAN II .I I II I I "The tortoise was an ALSO-RAN until he strapped on an A WESOME FAN. Mike SAT WORD POWER 33 . he was an ALSO-RAN to Bill Clinton. With twenty thousand runners in the New York Marathon. you would still be an ALSO-RAN. D Tired of always being an ALSO-RAN. even if you come in second place. " o o Even though George Bush received millions of votes in the presidential election. trained hard and finally won the annual club tennis tournament.

the Sioux wiped out Custer and his troops in self-defense. The Sioux Indians were not looking for an ALTERCATION. but when General Custer's men attacked their village. When the pitcher hit the batter with a fastball an ALTERCATION soon broke out between both teams.. and ten gang members were arrested and booked in downtown Manhattan. ~ {~n AL TERCA TION at the wedding AL TAR" o o The Mafia had a slight ALTERCATION with the police. VOCABULARY CARTOONS o 34 ..

he TURNED NA TIVE. but better than the ALTERNATIVE. they had to find shelter before the rains came." said Harry. " o "I've had six by-pass operations. "It's no fun.Link: TURN NATIVE "It's an AL TERNA TIVE life style. SA T WORD POWER 35 ." go out for the football team. u The ALTERNATIVE to playing in the band was to o The hikers decided there was no ALTERNATIVE.

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