able. to use both hands with equal skill;
____ batters in baseball are called switch hitters.
a consistent aversion or dislike;
Despite her _____ to modern art, Deonna is a staunch supporter of the museum.
A diet high in fats has a _____ effect on one's health.
to criticize severely; to berate;
Incensed storeowners __________ the mayor for the town's perfunctory snow-clearing effectors.
to estimate or infer by projecting from or expanding upon known information;
Form a small sample one can _____________ the total number of viewers of a television program.
horrible to contemplate or look upon; grim and ghastly;
Rescue workers had the _____ task of looking for bodies following the conflagration that destroyed the rooming house.
a peculiar characteristic, habit, or manner that distinguishes a person;
Wearing a pink cashmere sweater was one of movie director Ed Wood's ______.
peculiar to the individual;
Glenn Gould's ___________ piano playing was unique and highly personal, and inspired both admiration and animosity from critics.
to assign blame or credit; to attribute or ascribe;
The children _________ to their car a mind and personality of its own.
lacking judgement or skill; bungling or clumsy;
Dales's cross-examination of the witnesses was so __________ and ineffective that he was taken off the case.
to deny or refute the existence or truth of;
By pretending all was well, I _____ my true feelings.
to make ineffective or invalid'
The surprising results of the new study _________ed previous assumption about heart disease.
no longer in fashion; outmoded;
Nowdays, dressing in formal clothes for dinner is considered __________ even in the most patrician circles.
a teacher of children or youth; sometimes one who is dogmatic or overly formal;
After teaching all day at school, Mrs. Levendusky also played the ___________ at home, helping her children learn to read.
of or relating to the science or art of teaching;
Teachers are required by law to regularly update their ____ skills.
the greater part; superiority in size, importance, or strength;
The ___ of cars on the road today are foreign imports; one sees very few domestic models.
to put forward for consideration; to propose;
Einstein _____ the startling idea that time is elastic and can expand and contract.
the way a person stands; the position of a person's feet;
The proper _______ for this exercise is feet apart with knees slightly bent.
a position regarding politics or ideas; point of view;
The candidate modified her _________ on welfare after studying the issue more closely.