A _______ broke out when one of the workers accused another of stealing.
Players who _______ during the game are fined.
Several friends got together for a ________ meeting after the movie.
I have a ________ job doing errands for my uncle when he needs me.
The store sells ________ apparel for the beach.
The function of cruise control is to keep the car at a ________ speed.
The farmer's _________ companion is an affectionate collie.
A small child requires __________ attention.
Babe Ruth __________ both as a pitcher and a batter.
Lost on the mountain, the climbers_________ their supplies after two days.
A ten-mile hike will _________ most people.
The muffler is often the first part of the _________ to wear out.
Sage is a __________ plant that can be left outside during the winter.
____________ grades make it difficult to get into a good college.
Making photocopies is ____________ work.
Switching tasks helps to relieve the ___________ of assembly-line work.
The custom of sending Valentine cards ___________ in the 1800's.
What is the _________ of the story that alligators live in New York sewers?
Choose the best way to ____________ this sentence.
Using a comma instead of a semicolon is a common error in _____________.
Claps of thunder _____________ the evening.
The skaters were ____________ because they'd skipped lunch.
To be ____________ for praise shows a lack of confidence in oneself.
This video game has very __________ race-car sounds.
Running a Saturday car wash is a ____________ way for the club to raise money.
The principal tried to ____________ the angry students by promising to consider their demands.
Calamine lotion will __________ a sunburn.
A breeze carried the lion's scent to the antelope and began a __________ of the herd.
The crowd ____________ for the exit when someone yelled "fire".
The new director is a ____________ who has been with the dance company from its beginning.
We were fortunate to have several __________ musicians in our band.
____________ in their World War II uniforms marched in the Memorial Day parade.
A veteran is
a person who has much experience.
A realistic offer is one that
seems to make a lot of sense.
A brawl is
a rough and noisy fight.
markings that make the meaning of writing clearer.
To stampede cattle is to
cause them to rush off in a panic.
A casual inspection
is one made without much thought.
To soothe someone is to
help that person relax.
To excel at something is to
do it better than others.
He doesn't seem to be very (aware of how things really are) when he talks about his future plans.
The speech was (interrupted a number of times) by burst of applause from the audience.
To spend winters in Alaska you need to be (tough enough to withstand difficult conditions).
The rumor that the bank had failed caused a (panic in which everyone rushed) for the tellers' windows.
It takes a (person with years of experience as a ) chef to run a smoothly functioning restaurant kitchen.
After being away for so long, the travelers were (very eager) for news from home.
By the time our supply of firewood was (used up), warmer weather had arrived.
A hot bath will (ease the soreness of) your aching muscles.
Teenagers prefer clothes that are (suitable for everyday wear) and don't need ironing.
The telephone sales work is (boring because it lacks variety), but it pays well.
Who (first came up with) the idea of growing plants in water?
Once set, the speed of the escalator was (fixed and did not change).