To emphasize or stress
The tall crown of that hat _____s Becky's height.
An enthusiastic follower; a supporter or fan
"Star Trek" _____________ eagerly awaited the next episode.
A thing or event that precedes another.
Robert Fulton's 1801 submersible craft was the ________________ of the modern submarines.
going before; preceding
Many years of research were _____ to this drug's being sold without a prescription.
Moving or tending away from the center;
If the string snaps on the toy that you are swinging, ___ force will send it flying away from you.
Having numerous coils and folds.
That flexible wire can be twisted into ________ shapes.
The jurors had difficulty following the ________ explanation of the witness.
To kill by cutting off the head;
During the French Revolution those marked for execution were ______________ by the guillotine.
Not straightforward; insincere
"I would be ________ if I told you there were only a few things wrong with you teeth," the dentist said.
Too evident to be doubted; unquestionable.
Your signature on this paper is _____________ proof that you are a co-owner of the cabin.
Dulled or wearied by excess or overindulgence.
______________ fans of special effects in movies seem to need ever more spectacular sights in order to be thrilled.
Deriving pleasure from being mistreated mentally or physically.
The Boston bathers who enter the frigid waters annually on New Year's Day denied they were ____________, but claimed instead simply to enjoy the experience.
Someone who obtains pleasure from receiving punishment;
"only a ___ would choose to live in the wilderness for a week with no equipment," asserted Charlene.
Force or speed of movement; force or energy that keeps something moving.
Senator clay's presidential campaign lost ________________ because she was late entering the New Hamshire primary.
Going out of use; becoming obsolete.
Typewriters are ___________________ now that personal computers are so common.
Having possibility or capability.
Light and heat from the sun are _______________ sources of energy that could be a boon to humanity.
n. The capacity for growth or development.
The project director proposed the abandoned factory building as ______________ site for the recycling center.
The internal organs of the body.
The viscera include the liver, pancreas, and intestines.
felt strongly, as if in the viscera.
When she realized the plant in her hand was covered with slugs, her visceral response was to scream.
An act of consciously choosing or deciding.
Dan, of his own _____________, helped us clean up the table and wash the dinner dishes.