adjective; of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious; Although we hear numerous stories of Daniel Boone's exploits, many of them are _____________.
adjective; understood by only a few; mysterious; To most people, the science of quantum physics is an _______________ subject that is beyond their grasp.
verb; to summon or cause to assemble; The president has ___________ a meeting of his economic advisors for this Thursday.
verb; to gather or assemble; Student Council members ________________ on the first Monday of the moth.
adjective; useful for some purpose; convenient; Telephoning was the most ___________ method of alerting Sara to our change of plan.
adjective; concerned primarily or exclusively with serving one's own interests; Given a choice Ray does what is ____________ rather than what is right.
noun; a means employed to bring about a certain result; A hot bath is a useful ______ for ameliorating sore muscles.
verb; to flow out slowly; too ooze or emit; The pine branch __________ed golden pitch after it was cut.
verb; to give forth; to exhibit in abundance; A good lawyer _____________s confidence no matter how her case is going.
verb; to motion energetically with the body or limbs; The traffic cop ______ to the waiting cars to proceed.
noun; motions made energetically with the body or limbs; We were puzzled by Will's frantic __________ until we noticed the bee buzzing around his head.
adjective; calm and assured; Picking up the phone to call the plumber, my mother remained ______________.
noun; an increase, addition, or gain, often by regular, consecutive amounts; Even small _____________s to a savings account add up to a substantial sum over time.
adjective; in regular, consecutive amounts; _________ changes to the dosage of Sunil's medication were necessary to maintain its effectiveness.
noun; excessive frivolity; a lock of seriousness; joking; The atmosphere at the party was one of ________________ with much joking, laughter, and general silliness.
verb; to embarrass or humiliate; Jason's fall to the ice just as he was ready to fire the puck past the goalie _____________ him for days.
noun; the area around the edges; the outermost part; Hesitant to enter the walled garden, Joy made her way instead along the _______________.
adjective; relating to, involving, or forming an outer edge or boundary; Bill Bradley's extraordinary ___________________ vision allowed him to see more of the basketball court than his opponents.
noun; one who tells stories with skill and wit; Aunt clara knew so many stories and was such as superb __________ that she could entertain us for hours.
verb; to say or do over again; to repeat; The signs posted at fifty-foot intervals _______________ the warning against hunting.
noun; a deceptive scheme or strategy; Friar Laurence's __________ to bring Romeo and Juliet together not only deceived their families, but also came to a terrible end.
verb; to move back and forth from lack of balance; waver; The needle __________ between 5 and 6 before registering 5.4 on the Richter scale.
verb; to alternate indecisively between opinions or courses of action; Karen's summer plans are still not set because she is ________ between a cross-country bike ride and an internship with the science museum.