If you are using Netscape4 or greater you should be able to hear the pronunciation of the words by passing the pointer over the word in the table below
Indeed: in truth, a deed is an action or a feat.
We have an expression "actions speak louder than words." Thus it is not what you say but what you do. Doubtlessly
Bet: 1 : something that is laid, staked, or pledged typically between two parties on the outcome of a contest or a contingent issue : a wager, a stake.
2 : the act of giving such a pledge
Drastic: 1 : acting rapidly or violently 
2 : extreme in effect or action : SEVERE 
Health: 1. whole, uninjured, sound especially
medically. The state of being free from physical disease or pain
Grab: to take or seize by or as if by a sudden motion or grasp, a snatch. These definitions were with the help of 
Merriam Webster's Collegiate  Dictionary On Line

1. Lise could you  ____________ paper and hand it Manuel?
A. Drastic
B. Health
C. Indeed
D. Bet
E. Grab

2. Last week, I wanted to ________ Pierre Etienne that I could find a website on George Gerschwin.
He should have accepted, I would have lost.
A. Drastic
B. Health
C. Indeed
D. Bet
E. Grab

3. Yesterday, I was in poor  ____________ : I felt feverish and I had a stomach ache.
A. Drastic
B. Health
C. Indeed
D. Bet
E. Grab

4. Maria has such a difficult time speaking English that I'm afraid it is time for _____________ action. She'll
have to talk to me several times a week by phone!
A. Drastic
B. Health
C. Indeed
D. Bet
E. Grab

5.  "If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry
                lot _________. " Albert Einstein
A. Drastic
B. Health
C. Indeed
D. Bet
E. Grab


Wealth: 1. A great amount; a profusion
2. An abundance of valuable material possessions or resources; riches
Blame: To hold responsible for a problem or failure. To find fault with; censure, condemnation. 
 
Upheaval: 1.A sudden, violent disruption or upset, 
extreme agitation or disorder : radical change
2.(Geology). A raising of a part of the earth's crust. 
Wipe: 1. To clean or dry by rubbing.
2.To rub, move, or pass (a cloth, for example) over a surface 3.To blot out completely, erase
Spicy: 1 having the quality, flavor, or fragrance of spice racy,  piquant, zesty These definitions were made with the help of 
Bartleby.com

6. There is a Chinese restaurant in Boston where the if you ask for the meal to be "hot" your food will be so _______
that you'll cry while you eat.
A. Spicy
B. Wipe
C. Upheaval
D. Wealth
E. Blame

7. David Clement and Claire never ________ their feet before they enter their apartment
A. Spicy
B. Wipe
C. Upheaval
D. Wealth
E. Blame

8. "Great social changes are impossible without feminine ___________. Social progress can be measured exactly by the
social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included. "
 Karl Marx
A. Spicy
B. Wipe
C. Upheaval
D. Wealth
E. Blame

9.  The real measure of your ________ is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money.
A. Spicy
B. Wipe
C. Upheaval
D. Wealth
E. Blame

10. If you don't score high on the reading section of the TOEFL you only have yourself to _________.
Your weekly reading load should be extensive!
A. Spicy
B. Wipe
C. Upheaval
D. Wealth
E. Blame


 
 


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Professor of English
Ecole des Mines
158 cours Fauriel
St.Etienne
FRANCE