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Write the best word from the following list in each blank in the story. Use each word once. Capitalize the word if necessary.
___________ man named Fred was ___________ hard in his back garden, digging up the ground. After ___________ hour of digging, Fred was very ___________, so he sat ___________ to rest. He laid his shovel down ___________ him and took ___________ his cap. He wiped the ___________ off his forehead ___________ his handkerchief.
He shouted through the open window ___________ to him. "Carol, my dear, guess ___________ thirsty? Could you bring me a cold drink, please? Water, or something?"
Carol, Fred's daughter, ___________ out of the house and ___________ him a glass of lemonade. "Something ___________ and ___________," she said.
"Thanks, you are so ___________," Fred said as he sipped the drink. "Will you please tell me if Andy ___________ to the front door? He's buying me some carrot seeds, and I need to know when he ___________ them."
"___________," said Carol, "would you like to check to be ___________ the seeds are the ones you want?"
"Okay," Fred answered. "___________ ___________ me when Andy ___________ here. No, wait, I'll track ___________ dirt. ___________ bring him out back instead." Then he picked ___________ his shovel and began digging ___________.
___________, there was a knock on the front door of the house, and Carol opened it. "Hi Andy, come ___________ in," she greeted him. "___________ is ___________ ___________, digging the vegetable garden."
Andy thanked her, nodded, walked ___________ the house, and out ___________ back door. "Hi Fred," he said, "hard at work, I ___________. I found three different ___________ of seed for you. You take the ones you want and I'll use the ___________."
"Oh, thanks, Andy," responded Fred, "___________ see what you brought me. All of these look good. How ___________ if we ___________ the packages? Then we'll see ___________ carrots ___________ out the biggest. Okay?"
"Sounds ___________ a ___________ idea to me, " agreed Andy. "Need ___________ help digging?"
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