1: the act of looting or plundering especially in war
2: something taken as booty
<the pirate ship was laden with the ______ of merchant ships from across the Spanish Main>
1: acting against or in a contrary direction : hostile <hindered by adverse winds>
2a : opposed to one's interests <an adverse verdict> <heard testimony adverse to their position>; especially : unfavorable
<all the ________ publicity really caused the movie star's popularity to suffer>
<the _______ effects of the drug are too severe to allow it to be marketed>
The Bankruptcy Code requires that debtor's counsel be disinterested and not have an interest _________ to the estate.
1: offering reasonable grounds for being believed
2: of sufficient capability to be militarily effective
a _________ account of an accident
<a _______ deterrent>
We've received _______________ information about the group's location.
She does a _____________ job of playing the famous singer
1a : to cover with or as if with folds : envelop b : to surround with a covering : contain
2: to clasp within the arms : embrace
The dish is made of vegetables __________ in a pastry crust.
We watched as darkness ________ the city.
The mother ____________ her arms around her scared child.
1: a checking of progress
2: defeat, reverse
3: 4pitch 7
4: a placing of a face of a building on a line some distance to the rear of the building line or of the wall below; also : the area produced by a setback
5: automatic scheduled adjustment to a lower temperature setting of a thermostat
6: the distance of a structure or other feature (as a well or septic system) from the property line or other feature
Despite some early ___________, they eventually became a successful company.
<the colonists persevered despite suffering _______ that would have discouraged lesser souls>
The house was __________ from the road