of or pertaining to marriage or the marriage ceremony. June is a traditional month for _____ ceremonies.
to grow gradually less in size or influence. The moon ___ after it is full.
to dry up, shrivel, or lose vitality. Flowers ___ during the drought.
investment income. Money collected by a government as through taxes.
Public services are suffering from the decrease in government ___.
famous. The ____ author appeared on talk shows.
to give a false appearance of. She ___ interest to impress the teacher.
to request earnestly. To implore beg. He ____ the jury for mercy
to swear off, give up an action. After a health scare, he ___ -smoking.
with deep especially religious devotion. the monk fasts ____ each day.
to show foolishly excessive affection. (___ is the mental declination of old age) He ___ upon his girlfriend as if she was his queen.
worship of a physical object as an god. 2. Immoderate admiration. fans' constant _____ inflated the movie star's pride.
to lessen the seriousness of with partial excuses: to mitigate.The teacher judged that the new student's unfamiliarity with the campus ____ his tardiness.
a proclamation of law; an order. The king's _____ freed the prisoner.
to make oneself guilty of lying under oath. He ___ himself to protect the gang.
regrettable deplorable. Critics called the new law ____.
customary, usual. In summer I return to my ___ diet of junk food.
offspring children. The ____ became kings.
strong disagreement. With no leader, _____ spread on the staff.
to scold. The coach ____ the players for their mental errors.
unyielding to appeals; inflexible. The boss is ____ about deadlines.
loud and confused; nosily demanding. A ___ mob gathered. they flouted the dress code by wearing t-shirts.
to scoff at our show scorn for. (they ___ the dress code by wearing t-shirts.
overindulgence in food or drink; an excessive amount. At the banquet we had a _____ of desserts. To feed or supply to excess or disgust. We ___ ourselves on sweets.
inflamed with love; charmed. At first glance he was ____ of her.
to skip or leap in play; to frolic. Carefree children ______ on the field.
to make sacred. The bishop _______ the new chapel in a ceremony.
to reprimand or scold. The judge ___ the rude attorney. A reprimand.
to catch sight of. The thirsty nomads were relieved to ___ an oasis.
to speak critically of, degrade. Jealous rivals _____ my work.
reward. Chaperones receive no ____. To repay or reward. The car wash ____ the customer whose car was accidentally damaged.
apart or into pieces. The lightning bolt broke the two walls _____.
a forerunner. Something that foreshadows the future or initiates a change. I hope my high score on the first quiz is a _____ of my success in the course.
to keep company with. The sports agent can be seen at nightclubs and golf courses ____ with star athletes. An associate or spouse.
an act of joining together. An international ______ of efforts can conquer world hunger. A part of speech that joins sentences clauses phrases or words.
hatred, resentment, ill will. The ex lovers now felt bitter ____.
to narrate. Eye witness ____ the accident to news reporters.
to explain or defend with argument. Revels ___- communist ideals.
To carry out ( a duty) Taking pity on the prisoners, the guard refused to ____ his duty.
tact, forethought especially cautious reserve in speech. His ethnic jokes showed a lack of ____. Power of free choice. He left scheduling details to my _____.
seriousness formality. People at the Prince's funeral bowed their heads with ____.
Something that covers or screens. A ____ of secrecy concealed the plot. 2. A cloth used to wrap a body for burial. 3. To cover, cloak or veil. Fog ____ the valley.