If you are not doing well in a particular subject, you may want to _____ your way of studying it.
Few figures in history or literature are as severely tested by fortune's _____ as Job in the Old Testament.
A great many people lost their fortunes and even their lives in the _____ brought on by the French Revolution.
It is a jury's job to _____ the truth by carefully evaluating all the evidence presented at trial.
The paintings of animals and human hands in Spain's Altamira caves are among the oldest _____ specimens of Stone Age art.
The suspects never stood trial because there was no solid evidence to _____ them in the daring series of robberies.
Jewels and other objects once _____ with Egypt's pharaohs can now be seen in numerous museums all over the world.
When it came to drilling troops, the Revolutionary War general Baron Friedrich von Steuben was something of a _____.
Stalin eliminated many potential rivals by accusing them of all sorts of _____ acts that they did not commit.
Letters and diary entries may reveal a person's lifelong struggle to gain some control over _____ emotions.
Relief agencies regularly make _____ appeals for aid for victims of war, terrorism, and natural disasters.
The task of summarizing the _____ reports issued by government agencies may fall to members of a legislator's staff.
The senator agreed to _____ opposition to the proposed bill if some of its more controversial provisions were substantially modified.
A person who has been _____ about by many dreadful misfortunes will either become stronger or suffer a complete breakdown.
In a natural history museum, we can see physical remains of many species fo animals that are no longer _____.
In our frantic search for the missing papers, we overturned everything in the room, leaving it in complete _____.
Shakespeare tells us that "the evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft _____ interred with their bones."
It is particularly _____ for citizens to fail to vote in national elections and then complain about the government.
We are petitioning the council to _____ its procedures so that all citizens will have a chance to express their opinions.
Are we justified in showing visitors only the most attractive and interesting sections of our cities, towns, or villages while keeping them away from the _____ neighborhoods where so many people live?
Those accused of crimes are sometimes willing to _____ their accomplices in return for immunity from prosecution.
Who would not feel depressed on entering that _____ old courtroom, with its dim lighting and dark, massive furnishings!
Confident that she could present the case effectively to a judge, the lawyer advised her client to _____ his right to a jury trial.
A person who changes from one political party to another on the basis of honest conviction should not be regarded as a _____.
The trunk of the car was so _____ that it held all our skiing equipment as well as our other luggage.
The records of the school board meeting on the proposed bond issue are so _____ that it would take me a week to read them.
One of the signs of maturity is the ability to _____ the difference between things that are secondary and things that are truly important.
We Americans are proud that each change of the national administration, far from being _____, is carried out in a peaceful and friendly manner.
I didn't expect you to like my suggestion, but I was shocked by your bitter and _____ criticism of it.