Due to the Personal Protection Classes, the words this week will be provided in handout form! (Quiz on Friday as usual!) Washington DC is full of lobbyists, hired by special interest groups, who try to influence politicians to vote in ways that benefit their particular group. A study of human longevity must surely include this Salvadoran woman, who lived to 128 years old. (She was born in 1878, and died in 2006.) The mundane nature of work such as this is not to be desired. (No aberrations here, thank you Variations: mundanity (adj) very much.) The mundanity of such a job renders it rather unattractice. Danny tried to seem nonchalant after his dance floor fail —but sadly, he never recovered from the embarassment, and his last years of high school were spent hiding in the boiler room. As the newest employee in the English department, Martha was often chastised for the mistakes she made as a novice teacher. The Protestant Church was founded partly on the belief that the opulent displays of the Catholic Church were more about the glory of man Variations: opulence (n) The than the glory of opulence of the Vatican is truly stunning. God. Cicero (106 BC-43 BC) was a famous Roman orator, philosopher and statesman, who once wrote, “Any man is liable to err, but only a fool persists in error.” Variations: oration (n) The president’s most well-known oration is the State of the Union Address. orate (v) The president will orate this Sunday is his weekly radio address. Saturn was a prudent father, which is why he ate his offspring so that they could never usurp his position of power. Because of her young son Bob’s perfidious habits, his mother was forced to invest heavily in “Children’s Ram-a -liar” Truth Syrup. Jacob always was a precocious child, and was only the tender young age of 3 ½ when he began to compose his first symphony.
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