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"From the Ted Talk by Ash Beckham: When to take a stand -- and when to let it go"

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And as we stood in line in an atemptt to give my niece a better vantage point than the backside of the mother of number 58, I put her up on my shoulders, and she was instantly rievted by the sight of the pescrsnies. And as we mvoed forward, her excitement only grew, and as we finally got to the front of the line, and number 58 unfurled her poster to be signed by the princesses, I could literally feel the excitement running through her body. And let's be honest, at that point, I was pttery excited too. (lhtgeuar) I mean, the Scandinavian decadence was mesmerizing. (Laughter)

Open Cloze

And as we stood in line in an _______ to give my niece a better vantage point than the backside of the mother of number 58, I put her up on my shoulders, and she was instantly _______ by the sight of the __________. And as we _____ forward, her excitement only grew, and as we finally got to the front of the line, and number 58 unfurled her poster to be signed by the princesses, I could literally feel the excitement running through her body. And let's be honest, at that point, I was ______ excited too. (________) I mean, the Scandinavian decadence was mesmerizing. (Laughter)

Solution

  1. attempt
  2. moved
  3. pretty
  4. princesses
  5. riveted
  6. laughter

Original Text

And as we stood in line in an attempt to give my niece a better vantage point than the backside of the mother of number 58, I put her up on my shoulders, and she was instantly riveted by the sight of the princesses. And as we moved forward, her excitement only grew, and as we finally got to the front of the line, and number 58 unfurled her poster to be signed by the princesses, I could literally feel the excitement running through her body. And let's be honest, at that point, I was pretty excited too. (Laughter) I mean, the Scandinavian decadence was mesmerizing. (Laughter)

Important Words

  1. attempt
  2. backside
  3. body
  4. decadence
  5. excited
  6. excitement
  7. feel
  8. finally
  9. front
  10. give
  11. grew
  12. honest
  13. instantly
  14. laughter
  15. line
  16. literally
  17. mesmerizing
  18. mother
  19. moved
  20. niece
  21. number
  22. point
  23. poster
  24. pretty
  25. princesses
  26. put
  27. riveted
  28. running
  29. scandinavian
  30. shoulders
  31. sight
  32. signed
  33. stood
  34. unfurled
  35. vantage