Vocab 1, 2, and 3
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There is a ______ case that infrastructure investments pay for themselves by expanding the economy and increasing the tax base.
The denial could influence other cases where law enforcement officials are trying to _______ Apple to help unlock iPhones, including the standoff between Apple and the F.B.I. over the iPhone used by one of the attackers in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., last year.
"Any time we buy something on ______," said Connecticut BBB spokesman Howard Schwartz, "we are taking a chance. Consumers can lessen the chances of having problems by avoiding making on-the-spot buying decisions."
"With Brexit and the rise of populism and even questions on the very idea of Europe, a new ______ is needed for the European Union," they said.
Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell indicated Wednesday that there will be an effort to ______ embattled state Rep. Jeremy Durham when the Legislature reconvenes in a special session next week.
The United States last month ______ two Russian diplomats as a response to a Russian police guard tackling a U.S. diplomat outside the American Embassy in Moscow, the State Department said Friday.
We've all been waiting eight months for football to return; many large-field tournaments fail to fill, creating nice overlay opportunities; and player pricing is based purely on ______, leading to nice values and under-owned diamonds.
Any actual affiliation between LaVey and Swift is probably just ridiculous ______, but you can check out some uncanny comparisons between the two... and come to your own conclusions.
Indian trailblazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar on Saturday said she felt ______ that she could not win a medal for her country.
In a key scene from Batman v Superman, a ______ Bruce Wayne is seen mourning a defiled Robin suit, one sprayed with mocking graffiti symbolic of The Joker.
After four years of dragging Virginia and his family through the mud with tawdry tales of what any layman would recognize as bribery, it turns out the punishment for former governor Robert F. McDonnell (R) will not be prison time but ______ disgrace.
"The disgraceful incendiary weapon attacks in Syria show an ______ failure to adhere to international law."
The defensive back, who has become a kind of ______ for head coach Nick Saban, has helped fill a void left by some of the departed players from the 2015 title team.
The Saudi Embassy should have sent an ______ to meet with the relatives of the at least 190 Egyptians killed, he said, but "there has not been a single response to what happened.
Mr. Trump's support among black voters remains dismal, low even by Republican standards, owing to a string of slights that include his questioning of President Obama's birth certificate and his ______ treatment of Black Lives Matter protesters.
The shootings of unarmed citizens have become part of a national discussion, but frustration because, time and time again, we hear the same ______ and deflective responses from white America.
I would be ______ not to talk about "jackgate," or "headphoneapocalypse," or whatever term we're using to describe Apple ditching the headphone jack.
Thompson, who has been in ______ for the past two years, said marijuana helped restore her appetite during chemotherapy and after surgery.
A drug-deal-turned-robbery may be the ______ for the deaths of three people who were shot inside an SUV in South Salt Lake in February, according to amended charges filed Friday.
China's recent restriction on canola imports from Canada reignited a debate on the ______ behind it: whether it was purely science or was tainted by politics.
Knitting serves as a ______ not only for subterfuge but also for the incredible poverty of peasant women who knit to keep their minds off their hunger.
Kicks tells the story of Brandon, an undersized Bay Area teen caught between the dreams of childhood and the harsh actuality of adolescence... the symbol of Brandon's isolation and his desire for escape, is a recurring ______ throughout the movie.
Since taking office, President Obama has endured seemingly endless criticism for what supporters and foes alike deem his inability to ______, or at least to ______ enough for their liking.
Mateen was of course a product of patriarchy and its double-edged sword, encouraging men to be men. Translation: violence against men is respectable if you're wearing a uniform; violence against women is acceptable if you're at home, and of course, don't cry, don't ______ and above all, don't be gay.
"In the fortnight that the Games are held (once every four years), there is a reminder to all of us how ______ our world is, but also how amity is possible."
"Relations between the two countries have long been difficult and ______."
"Another 5,338 tickets were handed out for other speeding/aggressive driving related ______."
"The pairing scored 9th place points, after running 6th at the time of the crash, due to a number of early race setbacks, including an off-course excursion by Milner and a subsequent drive-through penalty for a pit lane ______."
"While she agreed the final bullet design didn't ______ the patent, she said Marx should be compensated for that breach of confidentiality."
"At no time should you endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or ______ any laws collecting any kind of media."
"Sri Lanka's finance ministry has increased the ______ duty on diesel by 10 rupees, but there will be no price increase in diesel at pumps, a government official said on Friday."
"The Tax Foundation recently released a study of states and the per capita burden of ______ taxes on their citizens."
"Hanoch's image as a political and opinionated artist, who expresses in his songs ______ views about Israeli reality, is so much a part of our collective awareness."
"They love his flicks, tricks and ______ play, but loathe his lack of heart."
"Stand-ins are struggling to provide ______ answers for loose-talking, flip-flopping Trump."
"Nurse's Letter content includes ______, timely, evidence-based articles on the most current medication therapies."
"'Harry Potter' ______ is getting a marathon outdoor reading in City Park."
"Game of Thrones author George RR Martin has revealed he will release a "very special" ______ of A Game of Thrones, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the first book in the Song of Ice and Fire series."
"Goa is the ______ of the future of India and the upcoming BRICS summit there will place the coastal state at an even bigger global stage, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said today."
"Olympic Star Simone Biles is the ______ of #BlackGirlMagic."
"Tholl manifested this musically with a ______ of serene tonality and violent dissonance, ending in a long, cacophonous, upward musical scream."
"In Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Martin said tourists encounter "an interesting ______" as they drive past built-up commercial strips on their way to see pristine wilderness."
"The ______ visualization table will be used with traditional anatomical dissections to teach first-year medical students about human anatomy and the medical conditions they are likely to encounter as physicians."
"This is the ______ of making an Olympic rowing team."
"Like it or not Ms Hanson and her One Nation party are the lightning rod for a lot of malcontents who have no ______ whatsoever about giving their hate and venom full rein."
"However, Baskerville seemingly took ______ that such a positive measure has only been taken regarding a project and redevelopment plan located in the 4th Ward - highlighting, in her eyes, the continued concentration of affordable units in her ward."
"Archerd, a certified public accountant, favors a ______ approach to budgeting, whereas Newman, the current commissioner from District 1, said the county should consider taking advantage of low-interest financing to provide infrastructure improvements."
"It's tenuous and therefore quite hard to be ______ about animal welfare when there is a constant fear of going broke."
"A ______ problem is making its way across city borders as experts warn skunks are discovering the advantages of city life - and moving in."
"Lunenburg is looking to address ______ odour from a nearby sewer plant."
"The _______ tax environment in the International Banking Financial Centre (IBFC) lowers the cost of operations for offshore companies in Labuan incorporated or registered under the Labuan Companies Act 1990."
"The Sri Lankan government has created an economic environment _______ to enable local and foreign investors to engage in their businesses hassle free, Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake said."
"Advertisers still struggle to add discipline to their metrics and _______ which sponsored content campaigns perform well."
"Doesn't take a genius to ______ that the actor's sneaky behaviour is a result of him being visited by the green-eyed monster as he watches his rival's star soar."
"Those platforms ______ what each of the respective major parties represent and what their basic philosophy is."
"As they see it, Clinton's ties to Wall Street belie her stated commitment to banking reform and the working class, and her connections to the military industrial complex and hawkish foreign policy ______ her true ideological leanings."
"Ex-con Tanner and ex-husband Toby Howard are fraternal ne'er-do-wells of opposite personality, one gung-ho ______, the other quietly calculating."
"Jimmy Sheirgill as Daman Singh Bagga is impulsive and ______ and so, so suave."
"In recent past, there has been a new thrust and renewed ______ on further consolidating and diversifying our ties with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia."
"Higher cigarette tax might be ______ for quitting."
"What's needed, they may surmise, is tough, hard-nosed management, using a mix of incentives and fear, to ______ the required effort from their workforces."
"These drugs are commonly prescribed to treat anxiety disorders or ______ sleep."
"If he continues waging imperial wars on the phony pretext of combating terrorism, US/Moscow geopolitical policies will be ______ at odds."
"Understand, however, that legend surrounding such prolonged meditators among Buddhists (and other tribes of Woo), was and remains so ______ entrenched that myth and reality concerning the accomplishments of such individuals becomes all but indistinguishable."
"In other words, ISIL turns out not to be ______, they are, in fact, inevitably going to be defeated."
"ISIS can be defeated, it is not ______ - and its collapse can be engineered from within."
"James Anderson apologised to both umpires for his "______" behaviour during a day of huge frustration and sloppiness for England."
"The ______ child in this embarrassing White Sox saga is obvious, but the chaos and ineffective parenting of the entire family has allowed such foolishness to flourish."
"In response to her rather ______-with-no-end-in-sight absence from any setting where she might be challenged with a serious question, Twitter lit up with a simple query about the evasive candidate."
"A documentary about their ______ struggle, Sanggye-dong Olympics, was shot by a young filmmaker who had intended to document a single day but instead spent three years living in the neighborhood, fully absorbed into its daily routines and skirmishes."
"Waterloo Region will receive more than $22.8 million in new transit funding from the federal and ______ governments, part of a joint announcement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on Tuesday."
"Cities where Super Rugby boosts rugby's profile are helping to keep ______ rugby alive."
"A group of activists has demanded the Boston Jewish Community Relations Council ______ its recent statement criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement's platform."
"Police on Friday originally identified the victim as a 35-year-old man but later ______ the ID, saying the name was "prematurely released.""