Ms. Jenckes sent Terry to ____________the cause of the day.
A hundred years ago disruptive students were ___________ with a cane.
It is embarrassing to be ____________in public.
Game wardens __________the deer herd when it grows too large for the food supply.
General Rankin _______a decision on moving troops forward until he heard from his scouts.
My uncle usually _________to my aunt, who is a doctor, when someone in the family is sick.
Our parents taught my borther and me to show ____________to our elders.
Both sides must________ from shooting while their leaders meet to negotiate.
Mike was _________by his own actions.
New scientific evidence often __________earlier theories.
We pruned the branches of the maple tree that _____________ on our property.
It was with _____________that we began to search for the missing child.
What is ______________treatment for a horse with a broken leg?
As she approached the house, Candace felt an __________fear inside herself.
My parents will not give me permission to see that movie because of several ________ scenes it contains.
The dense smog gave the rays of the setting sun a _________cast.
The division of the country into sections for each religious group only ______________the hostility they feel toward each other.
We grew ________as we awaited permission to return our flooded house.
Jill claims that running five miles a day has built up her ______________.
Because the police believed the suspet would contact his sister, they placed her under round-the-clodk ____________.
To ascertain something
is to find out about it.
To discredit someone is to
hurt that person's reputation.
A restive group is
one that is showing impatience.
a close watch on a subject.
To chastise someone is to
criticize that person severely.
To perpetuate something
is to keep it going.
respect shown to another.
A lurid account
is one that shocks or horrifies.
To desist is to
refrain from continuing something.
an uneasy feeling about what might happen.
That (glowing reddish) light in the night sky was caused by a burning haystack.
How can we (find out for certain) the time Doug left the house?
The large number of dropouts from our high school (shows that it is impossible to trust) this enthusiastic report on progress.
Swimming laps every morning builds up one's (abililty to withstand fatigue).
Keeping dogs in such small cages is not (treating them in a compassionate manner).
The suburbs continue to (move little by little) onto good farmland.
Dairy farmers usually (select and sell) those cows that produce the least milk.
After a conference with my coach, I was willing to (yield out of respect) to his suggestions.
Everyone in the family worried that grandfather had been (quite incapable of thinking clearly and logically) when he sold his house without consulting any of them.
Airport officials insisted on (very close observation) of the baggage area at all times.