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By late September the leaves on the trees in my neck of the woods have begun to take on their normal autumn _________.


Our "truth in advertising" laws are designed to discourage manufacturers from __________ the virtues of their products.


Next year, when we have a stronger, more experienced team, we hope to ________ the crushing defeat we have just suffered.


Two groups of hikers, setting out from different points, have planned a _________ at 4:00 at Eagle Rock.


After being defeated in a war that lasted from 1846 to 1848, Mexico was forced to __________ vast territories to the U.S.


You may like to live where the sun shines all the time, but I prefer a more ________ climate.


According to the Bible, Noah and his family were the only human beings to survive the great ________ that once engulfed the world.


Even fans sitting high in the stands could hear the _______ when the big fullback crashed into the line.


We believe that the world is now on the ________ of new and exciting developments that may dramatically change the way we live.


Her argument was so ________ that she convinced us that her solution to the math problem was the correct one.


Uncle Eddie, with his ________ figure, is often called on to play Santa Claus.


Every eye was on us as we _______ down Main Street in our new outfits.


As a young inexperienced employee, you cannot expect to hold more than a ________ job in that big company.


After the heavy meal, we felt so _______ that we just sat in the living room and watched whatever was on TV.


The impact of the head-on collision was so severe that the drivers of both vehicles were killed ________.


We can hold down the cost of the new car we want to buy by not ordering ________ features.


When they realized that sweet talk and flattery were getting them nowhere, they tried to _______ me into doing what they wanted.


Many older residences of Paris can still recall the day in 1944 when Allied troops ________ the city from German occupation.


Because of the lawyer's experience in legal matters, we left it to his ________ how to proceed with the case.


Many people say they become quite ________ when the look down from the top of a building.

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