Vocabulary - 2d
Terms in this set (20)
I trust that we will have the will to improve what can now be improved and the patience to bear what cannot now be ___.
When the bridge suddenly collapsed in the high winds, the people on it at the time were ___ to their deaths in the watery abyss below.
Long periods of intense boredom punctuated by short periods of intense fear" - in this famous definition a British general ___ the nature of war.
exhortation or aplomb)!????????
We are ready and willing to do what must be done; what we need is leadership - not ___.
Must we continue to listen to all this childish ___.
A sour odor of decay, stale air, and generations of living ___ every corner of the old tenement.
She handled a potentially embarrassing situation with cool ___.
His message may seem ___ but there is a solid framework of practical ideas underlying the rather pompous language.
In this situation we cannot act on the basis of what may be ___ , but only in accordance with what is definitely known.
"I'm sure your every wish will be granted," I assured the demanding child, my tongue firmly in my check, "when and if the ___ ever comes!"
It is easy to ___ against "dirty politics," but less easy to play a
positive role, however small, in the political process.
In stating that "All men are created equal and endowed ... with certain inalienable rights," the Declaration of Independence proclaims the ___ value of every human being.
After years of fighting for social reforms, she experienced a sort of spiritual ___ that caused her to withdraw and let other people lead the struggle.
Do we need new laws to combat crime, or rather, more ___ enforcement of the laws we already have?
The publisher will take prompt legal action against anyone who ___ on the copyright of this book.
I can usually forgive a(n) ___ display of feeble jokes and showing
off-but not by someone whe-t<as passed his 40th birthday!
There is evidence that proves that many persons supposed to possess ___ powers have either been clever frauds or the victims of self-deception.
After the unexpected defeat, the members of the team wanted to be alone and regarded anyone who entered the locker room as a(n) ___
The song had a pleasant, ___ melody that gained it quick popularity and then caused it to be forgotten just as quickly.
Because I believe in spreading governmental powers among several officials, I am opposed to having the Mayor serve as ___ head of the Board of Education.