We stood on the dock on that moonless night, waiting for the storm to _______.
Athletes have little choice but to enjoy the sometimes puzzling _________ of their fans.
The author's views on bringing up children are _________ to my dad but a delight to my mother.
The ____________ management of money is a valuable skill but may not by itself make a good executive.
Her career exhibited both the miser's ever-growing _________ and the miser's diminishing charm.
It was the inspector's __________ neglect of duty that left such old buses in service.
She hired an assistant because, on her own, she was always __________ in paying her bills.
Whoever allowed that man on a stage is guilty of an ___________ blunder.
I won't soon give my vote to a candidate who shows such a marked tendency to __________.
Looking back, I see that hte magic of that summer was _________.
In Hamlet, the prince is ____________ about whether to obey his father's ghost or to go on as if nothing has happened.
By the time everyone present had expressed an opinion, the original idea had become somewhat __________.
You must be patient and realize that all his mistakes are typical of a ____________ in this line of work.
We never seem to tire of stories of people who go from _________ to sudden wealth.
Talking about one's wealth is thought to be ____________ and in poor taste.
Don't bother to ____________ the plot of the book; instead, tell me if you liked it.
We need someone who can __________ our neighborhood council and thus perk up the community spirit.
Her room was in a ____________ state, and it took her an entire Saturday to clean it.
Guided by a __________ that turned out to be false, they made some disastrous decisions.
We all felt __________ after than long, dull lecture.