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articulate

few people can ____ their emotions during times of stress

cavort

the actors in the musical ____on stage.

credence

the government and the public failed to give ___ to the reports of an impending water shortage.

decry

every arm of government and every educational institution should ___ bigotry in all its forms.

dissemble

the young man was unable to ____ his feelings and admitted to having committed the crime.

distraught

the workforce became ___ in the wake of the 1929 stock market crash.

articulate

the most ___ student in the class was chosen to mediate the debate.

eulogy

the best friend and longtime law partner of the deceased delivered the ____ at the funeral.

evince

the crowd did not ____ any signs of panic but moved in an orderly fashion to the nearest exits.

exhume

suspecting foul play, the coroner issued an order to ____ the body immediately.

feckless

although a ___ youth, he eventually matured into a hard-working and responsible citizen.

murky

many visitors have claimed to see a mysterious creature in the __ waters of lock ness.

nefarious

brutus and cassius hatched a ___ plot to assassinate julius caesar on the steps of the roman senate

piquant

the chef was an expert in making those ___ dishes that are characteristic of south indian cooking.

primordial

the ____ stages of most civilizations are founded on common needs met by common goals.

propinquity

the ____ of the two cities has created a greater metropolitan are that in effect is one city.

unwonted

the listless student answered with ____ spirit when the subject of military tactics was raised.

utopian

a number of american religious groups like the shakers have built seperate communities based on _____ schemes.

verbiage

the contract was full of meaningless ____ that seemed designed to confuse the lay person

verdant

the tourists on safari traveled over the ___ grasslands of Kenya in search of native wildlife.

viscous

the varnish left a ___ residue on the wood that was hard to remove.

articulate

the assembly speaker couldn't be understood because he mumbled his words instead of ___ them clearly.

verdant

for as far as the eye could see, ____ fields of unripe corn swayed gently in the morning breeze.

credence

an educated citizenry will not give ___ to wild charges of extremists seeking to undermine our political and economic system.

murky

how could we draw any clear ideas from a talk that was so disorganized, confused in language, and generally ____?

utopian

sadly, the ____ schemes of high-minded idealists usually founder on the rocks of practical realities.

piquant

such spices as red pepper make many of the sauces used in cajun cooking delightfully ____.

primordial

i believe there is an overall design to the universe that has been visible ever since the first thing crawled out of the ____ ooze.

feckless

in the hands of our hopelessly ___ producer, what hsould have been a surefire hit turned into a resounding fiasco.

exhume

when new evidence turned up in the case, the court ordered the coroner to ____ the victim's body and reexamined it.

viscous

though diesel fuels are not as thick as motor oil, they are a good deal more ____ than regular gasoline.

dissemble

though i prefer to be as open and aboveboard as possible, i have learned that it is sometimes wiser or more tactful to ____.

cavort

when bill told that he had made the varsity wrestling team, he began to ____ around the gym like a young colt.

nefarious

the ncaa has in recent years cracked down hard on such _____ practices as "shaving points."

verbiage

he clothes his puny ideas in such highfalutin _____ that they resemble gnats in top hats and tails.

decry

the new chairman ____ that she called the "deplorable tendency of so many Americans to try to get something for nothing."

evince

even at an early age, my sister ___ a strong interest in studying medicine.

distraught

when new sot he school fire ran through town, ____ parents rushed to the scene of the blaze.

eulogy

every memorial day, the mayor delivers an ____ extolling the selfless devotion of those who have died in defense of this country.

propinquity

since my apartment is in such close ____ to my office, i usually walk to work.

unwonted

i have always regarded the man as something as a daredevil, but on this occasion he approached the problem with _____ caution.

piquant

far from being unpleasant, her slight foreign accent added an extra dash of spice to her already ____ personality.

viscous

trying to read your ____ prose is just like trying to swim upstream through custard.

dissemble

an accomplised hypocrite usually finds it very easy to ____ his or her true feelings as circumstances dictate.

utopian

the new mayor is a curious mixture of the hardheaded pragmatist and the ___ reformer.

verbiage

the book has an interesting plot, but the author has practically smothered it in the endless ____.

exhumed

though the work hadn't seen the light of day for over a century, a daring impresario ___ and staged it to great public acclaim.

eulogy

not surprisingly, the address was a notably evenhanded affair in which the speaker cleverly mixed ___ with admonition.

decry

the investigating committee ___ the use of substandard materials and slovenly workmanship in the housing project.

articulate

one of the duties of a president is to ___ the policies and programs of his administration in a forceful and convincing way.

nefarious

the united states is cooperating with the other nations of the world in an effort to check the ____ trade in narcotics.

distraught

____ with grief, they sat motionless for fours, starting blankly into space.

evince

the extraordinary musical talents of mozart ___ themselves at an amazingly early age.

credence

despite all the reports of "miraculous" cures, you would be well advised to withhold ____ until the drug has been fully tested.

primordial

the behavior of armies in wartime often evinces the ____ blood lust that civilized people have not yet fully overcome.

feckless

when life was easy he was all dash and confidence, but in times of trouble his essentially ____ character came to the fore.

propinquity

the ____ of our ideas on handling the problem made it very easy for my colleague and me to produce the report in record time.

murky

fromt he bridge,t he rescue team could just make out the blurred image of a car beneath the ___ waters of the river.

verdant

unfortunately, the ____ hopes and aspirations of my youth have been somewhat blighted by the icy blasts of reality.

cavort

from the deck of our luxury liner, we occasionally caught sight of schools of porpoises ___ playfully in the waves.

unwonted

his ____ interest in the state of my finances strengthened my suspicions that he was about to ask for a loan.

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