It is frustrating to be unable to thank the person who gave this _______________donation to our library fund.
This ______________of science-fiction stories includes some by Ray Bradbury, Julian May, and Ursula Le Guin.
Dad's _____________that the derelick building would be a problem proved to be correct when it caught on fire.
The fire chief _____________that oily rags may have been the cause of the fire.
People enjoy Alice's company because of her sunny ______________.
Roberto's _________________to argue about everything can sometimes get him in trouble.
Except for one narrow pass, mountains ________________the village of Neudorf on all sides.
This year's report on available housing ______________the results of seventy-five surveys.
_____________our bags from the bus's crowded storage area was much simpler than we thought it would be.
Four ________________were represented at Norma's family reunion last summer.
My father's ________________lived through the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War.
Within one ______________this town became a city.
The Grimm brothers vividly described the wolf's __________toward Little Red Riding Hood.
The lawyer made us understand why it is __________that we find the missing papers before tomorrow.
Because of the _____________tone of the letter, Ida began immediately to search for the facts she needed for a reply.
Juanita's love of animals was _____________during the summer vacations spent at her uncle's farm as a child.
Congress may _____________some portions of the welfare reform law they just approved.
The teenagers _____________their language when they tutored young children after school.
Most of us know that in the phrase "the black chair," the adjective "black" ___________the noun "chair."
The gate swung shut easily on its well-oiled __________.
The quarterback is the _____________of a team's offense.
A weathervane _____________when the wind changes direction.
The first human landing on Mars will be a _________event in the history of space exploration.
Both chicken pox and the flue were ____________in the Edison Middle School last winter.
Throughout Mozart's "The Magic Flute", certain musical themes _____________each time a particular character appears on stage.
The events on the night of the robbery _________to Hank several times in the following weeks.
Engineers hope that the new dam will prevent a _____________of flooding.
The crowd burst into a ______________chant of "Go! Go! Go!" as the first two runners neared the finish line.
The ____________growth on the forest floor provided a habitat for a great number of creatures.
With an unexpected ________________, Isabelle rose to embrace her friend.
To be prevalent is to
be commonly accepted.
cunning or deceit in dealing with others.
To extricate something is to
set it free.
An anthology is
a collection of writings.
A spontaneous donation
is one made without previous thought.
To modify something is to
make changes to it.
A pivotal event is one
that is of great importance.
To encompass something is to
enclose or encircle it.
A generation is
a single step in a family's descendants.
An imperative statement
is one expressing authority.
Hercle Poirot refused to make a (judgment based on insufficient evidence) when asked about the time of the robbery.
As soon as Paul Revere knew how the British soldiers were approaching Boston, it was (extremely urgent) that he ride to Lexington with the information.
The author of the concise sixteenth-century poem "O Western Wind" is (someone whose name is not known).
While you are at the library, will you look for this (collection of writings) of Bolivian authors?
Looking at the color and composition of the children's drawings, I was struck by their (unplanned and natural manner).
At the Air Force Academy, the instructors try to (introduce gradually) a strong sense of duty in the minds of all cadets.
After having surgery to remove the tumor, my father received chemotherapy so that the cancer would not (happen again).
Rafael has a (regular tendency) to do things in a careful, thorough manner.
This (group of people born at about the same time) was given the name "baby boomers."
The gigantic telescope was attached to a huge pin that allowed the machine to (turn freely in a circle).