The people in the small Italian town were very ___________ when the tourist asked many questions.
We found a ______________little cabin right on the beach.
You ________________the code by replacing numbers with the corresponding letters.
The writing in these old letters is so faded that it
is almost impossible to ________________the words.
Students taking the biology course ______________a dead frog in order to learn about the internal organs.
After Coach Willard and the team members had watched the video of last week's game, they _____________the plays that had gone wrong.
Peruvian desert remains an ______________.
After I heard Lucia's _____________phone message, I called her immediately to find out what was going on.
My attempt to grow tomato plants from seed has been ____________, with most withering before they had sprouted leaves.
Peterson's book is an _____________guide to the birds of the salt marshes.
Rubbing a nettle sting with dock leaves is an ______________remedy.
Charlie's ____________sense of humor helps to make history class fun.
Do you have a watch with a ______________face that you can bring on our camping trip?
Jennie's history teacher praised her __________prose in her research paper on the mill girls of Lowell.
A ______________is ten times as long as the one-hundred year period of a century.
Last night's heavy rains have turned the field into a _______, delaying the planting of seed for several days.
The organizers of the road race became ___________in a bewildering set of rules and regulations.
The ______________that swept through Europe in the 1300s killed three-quarters of the population.
Students' minds may ______________if they are not challenged.
As we appraoched the edge of the lake, we found _____________, muddy water instead of the cold clear ripples we had expected.
Standing on the rim of the Grand Canyon at dawn, we had a __________panaroma of the canyon walls changing color in the morning light.
By January, the top eight schools in the state __________for the championship.
The museam will exhibit a select group of bowls and jugs from its ____________collection of Pueblo pottery.
To be irrepressible
is to be unable to control one's self.
A mire is
a serious disagreement.
A sublime poem
is one that uplifts and ennobles.
A congenial person is one
who gets along easily with others.
To deciper something
is to make out what it says.
A voluminous account is
one that is extremely lengthy.
A pestilence is
a fatal, rapidly spreading disease.
An infallible remedy is
one that always works.
To dissect something is
to cut into it in order to study it.
Even though we boarded up the windows before the hurricane to protect them, our efforts were (not successful).
The four students on our science team will (answer questions to compete ) with other student teams from all over the country.
What role Ms. Layton had in the store fire remains an (unclear puzzle that no one has been able to figure out) to this day.
Claribel's enthusiasm for skydiving was (too strong for her to keep quiet about).
The (rapidly spreading and usually fatal disease) affected rich and poor alike.
When Aunt Anne developed asthma, she moved to Arizona where she found the dry climate very (suitable to her medical requirements).
The year 2001 marked the beginning of the third (period of one thousand years).
Grandmother's eyes were (bright and seemed to glow with light) as she talked of her son, my father.
George felt (unable to proceed in any way while he was involved) in credit-card debt.
The notes to this edition of Shakespeare's plays are (extensive and take up many pages).