Vocab Study Guide for Final - Complete Sentences
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Thanksgiving is a time to express appreciation for the _____ blessings bestowed upon us.
My big brother's moods are very _____ these days; one moment he's laughing and carefree, and the next moment he's irritable and unapproachable.
After receiving a _____ of complaints about the menu choices, the cafeteria manager opted to allow students to vote for their choice of meals.
Mom had major _____ about letting me go to my friend's house for the weekend, but I assured her that I would spend a good amount time studying for my Spanish test.
Much to the dismay of health experts, too many teens today lead a _____ life of watching television and playing video games rather than engaging in healthier, outdoor activities.
Men and women must endure _____ training in order to become successful, prepared firefighters.
Elizabeth was deeply shocked by her friend's _____ gossiping and knew she would never be able to confide in her again.
We were disappointed to discover that the men we hired to finish the basement were completely _____ and that we needed to redo work that was poorly completed.
Paris Hilton has gained much _____ lately although being a socialite who likes to shop doesn't seem worthy of so much attention.
In order to _____ medicine for her ailing grandson, Phoenix Jackson must walk miles to the nearest town in Eudora Welty's short story "A Worn Path."
The child who was markedly shy at school was surprisingly _____ at home
The communicative child _____ the best way to get a message across when he screamed for more food.
Terry tremendously enjoys the _____, cool mountain air on fall mornings.
After receiving his failing grade on the unit test, Scott appeared _____, but in reality, he was quite shaken and surprised.
Needing a _____ from his hectic schedule, Allan took a much-needed vacation with his family.
Becky's _____ nature makes her a great candidate for the sales position.
People all around the world celebrated when the _____ rule of Saddam Hussein was brought to an end.
Although she has kind intentions, our neighbor tends to be quite _____ in our affairs.
As the visiting team ran onto the field, the players were met with loud _____ from the home team's fans.
The shrewd mother read the _____ look on her child's face and knew he had a partially eaten cookie hidden behind his back.
Tabitha is an _____ reader who can devour a novel in one evening.
Having suffered from a _____ cough for months, Chris decided to see a doctor.
Because his bank charged him _____ fees for using an ATM, Scott moved his account to another bank.
On Oscar night, all of the _____ stars parade the red carpet and answer questions to waiting interviewers.
We were very disappointed that our well-tended strawberry bushes grew _____ and produced only a handful of berries.
The doctors need to conduct some test to _____ whether Timmy will need to have his tonsils removed.
Seeing his daughter walk _____ walking into the room, Mr. Jacobs could tell that she had had a great day.
Upon hearing that she failed the French test, Janice was completely _____.
Mrs. Sanchez is an _____ teacher who really knows how to involve her class in a lesson and always knows what to say to encourage her students.
The _____ decorations, the toasty fire, and the smiles on everyone's faces warmed my heart on Christmas Eve.
"_____ any objections, we will adjourn until tomorrow," proclaimed the judge.
My favorite scene from The Wizard of Oz is when Dorothy lands in Munchkinland and is greeted by dozens of _____ characters.
Knowing that smoking cigarettes causes _____ damage to the lungs, the young mother made a habit of keeping her children away from second-hand smoke.
In a bad mood by the end of the day, Lawanda _____ threw her books on the floor and refused to do one more math problem.
Although Bob declared that his reason for refinishing the basement was to give the kids a place to play, I was quite _____ of his motives when he bought $4,000 worth of media equipment.
I've written my rough draft, but I need to _____ the many grammatical and spelling errors before printing my final draft.
Homer was completely _____ when his favorite team, the Tennessee Vols, lost to the Georgia Bulldogs this weekend.
Scotty was not nominated for Student Council because instead of taking _____, he usually waits for others to make changes.
A _____ environmentalist, Henry spends his weekends volunteering at a local recycling plant and speaking at local schools about conservation.
Sadly, too many children today spend their free time sitting _____ in front of video games and computer screens rather than exercising or playing with friends.
Although the peevish senior _____ the freshman's contribution to their group project, the entire class could see that the younger student's work was invaluable.
Everyone in America _____ with southeastern residents whose homes were destroyed by the unprecedented hurricane.
After the woman was hit in the head by a stray baseball, she was clearly not thinking _____.
Wanting the jury to understand fully his instructions, the judge _____ the specific steps he wanted them to take.
The _____ politician seldom if ever stumbled on his words and always seemed in complete control even when rumors abounded.
The _____ marriage between the daughter of a famed restaurant owner and the son of the city's best fishmonger was well-received by all.
The rules state _____ that chewing gum is not allowed on campus at any time.
Although James did not want to miss the party, he felt ______ to stay home and help his ailing mother.
On Memorial Day, Americans everywhere show _____ for the intrepid men and women who sacrificed their lives serving the nation.
In the hit cartoon Spongebob Square Pants, Spongebob often serves as an ______ accomplice in Plankton's evil plots.
The fact that Jane did not intend to cause the car accident did not _____ her from the consequences of running a red light.
Unfortunately for the defendant, the prosecution's evidence _____ his statement.
The students were far from _____ upon learning that they were to take a pop quiz over the difficult reading assignment.
Although doctors tried every treatment they could imagine, the patient continued to _____.
Charles Dickens often writes of noble characters who must endure childhood _____ but are rewarded for their suffering later in life.
At the theatre this evening we were _____ by the incredibly rude behavior of the children who were jumping on the seats and talking during the production.
The young mother interviewed dozens of caretakers before she found someone she considered to be _____.
Noise and light tend to _____ my headaches.
When Adam gets in trouble at home, his brother always _____ on his behalf.
When his dad would not let him have candy before dinner, little Johnny had an embarrassingly _____ fit.
Although the schools' football teams were rivals, the players were quite _____ with each other.
We always _____ our swim season with a pizza party and awards ceremony.
Driving by the pet store on adoption day, the children _____ their parents for a dog.
Because mosquitoes are _____ at this time of year, you need to remember to use insect repellent when hiking.
The restaurateur _____ upon his employees the importance of excellent customer service.
After the earthquake, the tourist group became very _____ and decided to leave early for home.
The people seated in the courtroom stared with dismay at the criminal who was accused of committing _____ acts.
The brothers' trivial argument _____ into an all-out wrestling match until their mother came to break it up.
Central to the role of a judge is his ability to be completely _____, completely unbiased about the sides and outcome of the trial.
_____ with fear, our golden retriever thought he was going to the vet, so he cringed in the back of the car.
Accustomed to living in _____, Blair had a difficult time adjusting to her new financial situation.
Little could be said or done to _____ the mother's grief when she lost her child.
My friend's _____ remarks snapped me out of my self-pitying mood and brought a smile to my face.
Completely _____ in my book, I did not hear the doorbell ring when you came to the door.
Climbing Mount Everest is a _____ task that few take lightly.
The trumpets sounded to _____ the arrival of the king.
George Eliot's novel Silas Marner portrays a _____ man who cares only for his wealth until a helpless orphan enters his life.
_____ that her children had not cleaned the basement as she had asked, Belinda sent them to their rooms.
The new discovery is of _____ interest to the scientific community, particularly those who are working to discover a cure for cancer.
Because the emergency response to the accident was ______, lives were saved.
The company needs to update its _____ computer systems.
The file has been _____ and no longer works properly.
Emily's particular _____ was desserts, and most dinner parties ended with three desserts.
They enjoyed the laurels of their military victory.
His irritated glare _____ any other potential objectors.