Vocabulary workshop level F Completing the sentences
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The prophets of the old fervently ... the people to amend their lives.
I refuse to accept the idea that conditions in this slum have deteriorated so far that nothing can be done to ... them.
The voters of this city are looking for practical answers to urgent questions and will not respond to that kind of ... and pretentious claptrap.
They have a great deal to say on the subject, but unfortunately most of it is meaningless ...
The people trying to "crash" our dance may think of themselves as merry pranksters, but they are really ... who would prevent us all from having a good time.
A good definition of freedom is: "The right to do anything you wish as long as you do not ... on the rights of others."
He tries to give the impression of being a true man of the world, but his conduct clearly shows him to be a ... and somewhat feckless youth.
Though fossils show that human beings have been on earth a very, very long time, the earliest written records of their activities date back only about five ...
This old necklace has little ... value, but it means a great deal to me because it belonged to my mother.
How can we have any respect for people why try to ... themselves with their superiors by flattery and favors?
Throughout the dictator's long reign, some of his most trusted advisers engaged in behind -the-scenes conspiracies and ... schemes without his knowledge.
The Vice President of the United States, the Secretary of States, and the Secretary of Defense are ... members of the National Security Council.
Addressing the school assembly for the first time was a nerve-racking experience, but I managed to deliver my speech with a reasonable amount of ...
That dancer is very talented, but isn't it going rather far to call her "the very ... of feminine beauty and grave?"
We looked up hungrily as the delightful odor of broiled steak and fried onions ... the room.
" the rash and ... actions of that young hothead almost cost us the battle, to say nothing of the war," the general remarked sourly.
We do not know what her motives were, but we may ... that she was mainly concerned for the child's well-being.
Representing an organization of senior citizens, the rally's keynote speaker ... vehemently against conditions that rob the elderly of their dignity and independence.
After completing those long, grueling exams, I was overwhelmed by a ... do great that I felt I would never be able to study again.
"If you think my training rules are too ... and confining, " the coach said, " then you probably shouldn't be a candidate for the team."