My cousin took my hand and gave it an _________________squeeze.
Three students ______________for more time to finish the work.
This very funny movie will ____________to children of all ages.
The letter contained an ____________for money to provide shelters for the homeless.
Neither the liver and onions nor the meatloaf had much _____________.
The dancers ______________hands and circled the maypole.
The nurse gently removed the doll from the toddler's _______________.
The necklace has a ________in the shape of a snake biting its tail.
His great height made him ______________in any crowd.
Exercise ______________greatly to good health.
The museum sent a thank-you note for the fifty -dollar ________________.
________________to the new theater received free tickets for opening night.
The ________________ read by the mayor stated that November was bicycle safety month.
Anne Frank's ______________diary often moves readers to tears.
Dr. Martin Luther King's _______________made him the obvious choice to lead the 1960's Civil Rights Movement.
Local artists ________________their paintings at the library.
The most interesting _________________in the museum was the dinosaur skeleton.
Tickets for the _______________of early automobiles go on sale next week.
The ____________will go out of service when the new bridge opens.
The boat owner who ________________us across the lake would not accept payment.
Many polish _______________settled in Chicago.
____________elm trees provided welcome shade on many American streets.
Ending world hunger in our lifetime is a ___________goal.
The _____________way the diner spoke to the waiter made me feel uncomfortable.
After communism collapsed in Russia, hardly a statue of Stalin was left standing on its ___________________.
The Kurds of northern Iraq were _____________by the Iraqi rulers for wanting their own state.
Hitler's _________________of the Jews led to the murder of millions of innocent people.
The food stamp program was started to help feed American families living in ________________.
The president of the American Red Cross ___________the portrait of its founder, Clara Barton.
The police chief will ______________a plan to reduce street crime at today's meeting.
To persecute someone is to
treat the person badly.
If something has appeal,
it has the power to attract.
To unveil something is to
reveal it for the first time.
the state of being poor.
To speak in a lofty manner
is to show a too-proud attitude.
An exhibit is
a public showing.
skill at speaking or writing.
To clasp something is to
hold it tightly.
To appeal to someone is to
ask that person for help.
A contribution is
something that is given.
My parents were (people who left their own country to come) to the United States.
The (boat that carries people across the river) leaves every hour on the hour.
The sundial, together with the (base on which it stands), costs two hundred dollars.
There was a burst of applause when the artist (removed the covering from) her painting.
The president's (public statement) that the factory would not be closing was welcome news to the townspeople.
A heavy dessert would not (be of interest) to me after that big turkey dinner.
The generosity of the audience (was one of the things that led) to the sucess of the auction.
The (noble-sounding words) of Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" made a deep impression on me.
Their unusual way of dressing makes them (stand out from those around them) in a crowd.
I have nothing but (fond and tender feelings) for you all.