Resue workers __________us to stay away from the flooding river.
We remembered our parents' ___________to stay close to shore while swimming.
We were ___________at the photographs of starving children in Africa.
General Custer's army of over 200 men was __________at the battle of Little Bighorn in 1876.
People who donated more than $100 were listed as ______________of the library.
An Academy Award is the highest honor Hollywood can _________on a film.
The climbers followed a _____________route up the mountain.
The _____________scheme was intended to take advantage of vulnerable people.
Although he had experienced great misfortune, he was _________of bitterness.
I hope you will __________my advice.
Pay __________to the teacher's instructions before you begin the test.
___________of the fog, I drove slowly.
They went ahead with their plans, __________of our objections.
Achilles, a hero in Greek mythology, had a goddess for a mother and a mortal for a father.
Being ___________, he accepted the fact that one day he would die.
India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi received a __________wound delivered by an assassin in 1984.
My friend wouldn't go into the reptile house because he has a ___________fear of snakes.
I __________over whether to sell the house.
Isadora Duncan ___________modern dance.
Those Londoners who could afford it fled to the country to escape the great __________of 1665.
A ________of locusts destroyed the crops.
After the tryouts, I was _________by doubts that I would make the varsity team.
After the rain stopped, the floodwaters gradually _____________.
I tried to ignore the ________insult, but his comment hurt me just the same.
It says in the Bible that envy and _________shorten life.
In Homer's story of the Trojan War, a ________Achilles seeks revenge on the killer of his friend Patroclus.
A mortal wound
is one that causes death.
A benefactor is someone who
helps with gifts of money.
An unwitting insult is
one that is unintended.
A devious path is one that
twists and turns.
To be aghast is to be
To subside is to
sink to a lower level.
To be wrathful is to
be very angry.
To pioneer is to
open the way for others.
To admonish someone is to
criticize that person.
To be heedless of something
is to fail to pay attention to it.
"Lord, what fools these (human beings) be," says Shakespeare's Puck.
Drug-related violence is (cause of much suffering) that began to spread rapidly in the 1970s.
Homestead Air Force Base in Florida was almost (reduced to ruins) in 1922 by Hurricane Andrew.
Elizabeth Blackwell was a (person who opened the way for others) in the field of medical education for women.
Anyone tempted to smoke should (pay close attention to) the warnings printed on cigarette packages.
I avoid doing business with him because I think he is (not honest in his dealings with others).
As far as we know, Mars is (totally lacking in any form) of life.
In ancient times, people believed that a volcano's eruption was caused by the (terrible anger) of the gods.
Two children are easier to care for than one, he (thought quietly to himself).
We obeyed the park ranger's (instruction that warned us) to be careful with matches while in the woods.