Exposure to the weather can ____________unprotected metal surfaces.
Metal bridges must be painted frequently to prevent ______________.
________from buildings damaged by the hurricane littered the streets.
It took city workers all day to clean up the _______________from the rock concert held in the park.
The _____________winners jumped up and down.
The news that she had won a Nobel prize was greeted with _______________by members of her family.
The spy wrote a book about her _____________.
Unions try to protect workers from employers who might ______________ them.
The wide channel gives boats entering the harbor plenty of _______________.
A ________________railroad for young children ran through the park.
This _________________of a 1922 car is only six inches long but is complete in every exterior detail.
The locket holds a ________________of the poet's great-grandmother.
The actors travel with a _____________set when the play goes on tour.
The ____________of the school year is a time for new clothes and supplies.
Our feet sank into the ___________as we waded across the shallow pond.
Sap _________from the deep gash in the trunk of the tree.
The newly arrived refugees told a ___________story of persecution by their tyrannical rulers.
The team's performance so far this season has been _______________.
The band director made a few _______________remarks before the concert began.
The expedition set out on a ____________for the lost treasure of Montezuma.
The catcher tried to _______________the angry batter, but a brawl quickly erupted.
You showed great ____________in not defending yourself when you were unfairly attacked.
The child wriggled out of the ________and ran after the ball.
___________what you can from the wreckage.
Goods from the burned building were sold off cheaply as _______________.
Workers ____________the pots and pans until they gleamed.
Detectives ___________the area but failed to find any clues.
To be elated
is to be overjoyed.
Salvage from a flood
is property saved from destruction.
To exploit someone is to
take unfair advantage of that person.
A miniature is
a small model of a larger object.
broken remains scattered about.
A mobile is
a work of art that moves.
keeping oneself under control.
A quest for something is
a search for it.
a gradual wearing away.
A pathetic account
is one that arouses pity.
Volunteers agreed to pick up the (garbage scattered on the ground) after the Fourth of July picnic.
This is all we managed to (save from destruction) when the house flooded.
I saw oil (leaking slowly) from the crack in the pipe.
Grandmother's latest (act of daring) was skydiving on her seventieth birthday.
These reports are (still in the early stages) and may have to be revised later.
The locket contained a (very small picture) of Abigail Adams.
"You are (held in very low estem)," she sneered when she found out he had lied to her.
The dog's (harness that is intended to hold it back) is made of heavy nylon straps.
At the (first sign) of a cold, I take to my bed and get plenty of rest.
We have to be at the airport in an hour, which gives us very little (time do do anything else).
(Thoroughly clean) the pots with steel wool until they shine.