Children who hear a favorite story read over and over _______ are learning about language. Isnt it boring when people go on and on about thier looks, thoer clothes, and their popularity ________.
The aging king decided to _______ the lands of his vast kingdom among his three daughters. New employees are assigned their duties by the office manager, who is responsible for ________ work among staff.
The appraiser studied the old book and declared it to be a _______ first edition of Moby Dick. Dismissing all his rivals as imposters, the undefeated heavyweight boxer pronounced himself the only _______ contender for the crown.
We were weary and anxious to get home, but our fiends _______ spirits kept us going. We found it easy to float in the lake becasue the high salt content makes the water extremely _____.
The queen was surrounded by a _______ of powerful nobles who actually ran the country. It is a regrettable fact of our history that several presidential adminstrations have been tainted by ______ scandals.
Even though the votes were all in and counted, the losing candidte refused to _______ the election. I realize that i made a bad mistake, but at least i possess the strength of character to ______ that i was wrong and apologize.
I was relieved when my bunkmate at summer camp turned out to be considerate and _________. Alhtough many of my friends seem to like him, I've never found him to be a particularly _______ companion.
My mentor maintains ________ standards and works hard to adhere them. TheDeclaration of Indepedence first set forth the _____ standards to which we as a nation have ever since aspired.
_______ from north to south has contributed to the political clout of the Sun Belt. The seasonal ______ of birds southward reminds us that we have come to the end of the summer vacation.
I thought I __________ a flicker of guilt on my borther's face when I asked who ate my slice of pie. We began to ______ the impact of the tornado only after viewing the flattened neighborhood and interviewing residents.
Some teenagers get _____ pleasure from blasting music that their parents do not like. She's not really hungry; she's just being _______ in insisting on eating now.
The orchestral ______ to the new opera seemed more interesting to me than the opera itself. The early cold spell proved to be a fitting _____ to one of the most severe winters of modern times.
When he opened the door, there pored forth the unmistakably ______ odor of some ancient leftovers. The oil, which had been inadvertently stored in a heated room, soon began to exude a rank odor that told us it had turend ________.
We rented a ______ Cabin, with no electricity or running water, twenty miles from the town. Who would believe that this peaceful, ________ hideaway is only twenty-five miles from the city?
It was extreme of her to _____ ties with her former best friend, but that is what she did. In 1776 the Continental Congress moved to _____ all political connections between the colonies and Great Britain.
Nineteenth century reformers made people aware of just how _________ conditions were in city slums. I am convinced that the Drama Club is run by a ________ of students who reserve all the best roles for themselves.
Minutes into the debate she had a sinking feeling that her position was completely _________. Since the theory is based on inaccurate and out of date information, it is clearly ________.
By moving from comedy to drama to musicals, he has shown himself to be a truly ________ actor. It takes a really ______ athlete to win varisty letters in three different sports.
Though the accused was _______ in the end, his career was all but ruined by the allegations. The accused clerk _______ himself by producing signed receipts for all the questioned items.
As the moon _______, the nights grew darker, we could hardly see our way along the forest trails. When the mayor failed to carry out his campaign promised, his populairty quickly ______, and he failed to win reelection.