Find a missing word game

“A mot_______ is neither cocky, nor proud, because she knows the school principal may call at any minute to report that her child had just driven a motorcycle through the gymnasium.”










Random thought by Mary Kay Blakely




  • the general estimation that the public has for a person
    • he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing
    • he was a person of bad report
  • an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    • he got an A on his composition
  • a written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment
    • his father signed his report card
  • a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing)
    • they heard a violent report followed by silence
  • a short account of the news
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious
  • the act of informing by verbal report
    • he heard reports that they were causing trouble
    • by all accounts they were a happy couple
  • a written document describing the findings of some individual or group
    • this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale


  • complain about; make a charge against
    • I reported her to the supervisor
  • be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
    • Snow reported on China in the 1950's
    • The cub reporter covered New York City
  • make known to the authorities
    • One student reported the other to the principal
  • announce one's presence
    • I report to work every day at 9 o'clock
  • announce as the result of an investigation or experience or finding
    • Dozens of incidents of wife beatings are reported daily in this city
    • The team reported significant advances in their research
  • to give an account or representation of in words
    • Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental

Synonyms: reputation composition paper theme report card news report story account write up study written report cover describe

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