By Murray Bromberg, Melvin Gordon
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6. implacable ____ a. a fit, sudden outburst 7. paroxysm ____ b. cannot be pacified, inexorable* 8. reprehensible ____ c. small fight, brief encounter 9. jurisdiction ____ d. worthy of blame 10 skirmish ____ e. power, range of authority Today's Idiom cause célèbrea famous law case or controversy It was a minor dispute, but the ambitious lawyer sought to turn it into a cause célèbre. * Ron and Len were interviewed, seen on TV, and regarded by their fellow students as heroes. * A false story even circulated about the boys being rock-'n-roll performers whose indigent families needed their salaries.
Parking in front of a hydrant is a __________ violation of the city's law. Definitions Match the new words with their meanings. 6. flagrant ____ a. inflexible, unrelenting 7. admonish ____ b. compulsion, force 8. duress ____ c. outrageous, glaringly bad 9. culprit ____ d. the guilty person 10. inexorable ____ e. to warn, to reprove Today's Idiom to take down a pegto take the conceit out of a braggart (ship's colors used to be raised or lowered by pegsthe higher the colors, the greater the honor) The alumni thought they had a great basketball team, but our varsity took them down a peg.
1. The __________ was caught with his fingers in the cookie jar. 2. Television sleuths are __________ in their pursuit of lawbreakers. 3. The confession was signed under __________, the attorney claimed. 4. I suspect that my father will __________ me for coming home late. 5. Parking in front of a hydrant is a __________ violation of the city's law. Definitions Match the new words with their meanings. 6. flagrant ____ a. inflexible, unrelenting 7. admonish ____ b. compulsion, force 8. duress ____ c.