An inch of snow ______________ overnight.
The skater ______________ an old knee injury when she fell.
That loud rock music from the club ________________ the neighbors.
My ______________ increased as the noisy construction continued outside my window.
Deer and rabbits are a continuous _______________ to rural gardeners.
Lower speed limits help _________ gas.
A plan for the _____________ of open space was unveiled at the town meeting.
Chemicals spilled last year continue to ______________ the lake.
Salt used on the roads in winter could lead to the __________ of ground water.
Constant violations of the housing regulations will __________ the quality of life for all the inhabitants.
Evil crimes receive ____________ drastic punishment in this new novel.
Shawn's buying lunch for everyone was an __________ thing to do.
Emma's _______________ in early adulthood led to poverty later.
I admit the team jacket was an ____________, but I couldn't resist buying it.
THe bill for the splendid wedding ceremony shocked my _________ relatives.
Filtering removes ____________ from water.
The sailor understood the __________ involved in a solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean.
A driver's ineptness__________ the passengers.
An expedition into enemy territory could be _________.
A ____________ calendar can be used year after year.
Coal, aluminum, and lumbar are natural ___________.
The committee's ______________ in working out the plan for integration is admirable.
A __________ person will triumph over difficulties.
Cooks sometimes ____________ lemon for vinegar in salad dressing.
A flutist is a ___________ for the violinist in tonight's concert.
The ____________ teacher tolerated the class's antics.
Their firm belief that they would be rescued __________ them.
The driver of the wrecked car ______________ serious injuries.
Oil is ________ to the economy of the country.
Nelson Mandel's _________ personality enabled him to survive years of imprisonment without bitterness.
It is _________ that an official attend to the transfer immediately.
An aggravation is
a source of annoyance.
Drastic measures are those
that are extreme in nature.
contact with something harmful.
An impurity is
something that is harmful or dirty.
To accumulate wealth is
to increase its amount.
A substitute player is one who
replaces another one.
Perpetual demands are those that
never seem to end.
Something that is perilous is
An extravagance is something
that costs more than one can easily afford.
Many stores in the area (had to suffer through) a loss of business when the shipyard closed.
The taxpayers did not approve of the town's (wasteful spending of large amounts of money).
The new medicine was recalled because it contained many (dirty and harmful substances).
A thick layer of dust had (gathered little by little) on top of the piano.
A cook who is (careful not to waste anything) can make interesting dishes from leftovers.
The pain started to (become less severe) after a few days.
Our (abilities to deal with difficult situations) were tested to the maximum when our raft was propelled into dangerous rapids.
She seems so (full of lively spirit) that one forgets she is seriously ill.
The stage manager faced many (things that bothered or annoyed her) in trying to be ready for opening night.
By driving recklessly, you (placed in real danger) the lives of your passengers.
(Very severe) changes in the law are needed to deal with drunk drivers.
Unwashed hands can easily (bring dirt into contact with) food products.
The (careful use and saving) of water is extremely important on a long expedition.