sat #12 sentences
Terms in this set (30)
Ever since Jackie's dog died, he hasn't touched his
toys and he mopes around day after day in the
Ever since the company sales have been in the
________ the boss has had to layoff three
For thirteen days we were becalmed in the Horse
Latitudes near the equator, our ship drifting in the
___________ without the faintest breeze to fill the sails of our vessel.
When Minnesota Fats entered a pool hall, all the other players respectfully stopped their own games to watch him, for they knew this was his _____.
The __________ of the native Florida panther is in the
Everglades and South Central Florida.
The courtroom is the _______ of attorneys and judges.
Bears hibernate in caves and remain _________
throughout the winter.
Jim's talent for playing the French horn had been
_________ for so long he lost his ability to play.
The rain fell steadily over the _________ village as
Our ___________ professor always gives us at least three hours of homework a night and term papers to write over every holiday.
Judge McNamara handed down a ____________
sentence to the defendant: sixty days for littering.
The word __________ did not originate with the
fictional character, Count Dracula, but with an ancient Greek official named Draco who created a harsh code of laws.
The ___________ is widely used as a beast of burden in Northern Africa and Western Asia.
A _____________ is also known as an Arabian camel.
The highlight of our trip to Egypt was riding
___________ around the Great Pyramids of Giza.
Senator Kramer was a political campaigner who could hypnotize an audience with sweet words and __________ tones.
Jeff's parents declared there was nothing __________
about the rock-and-roll music that shook the house from his room every morning as he dressed for school.
The __________ music in the elevator made the ride to
the fifty-fifth floor pleasurable.
The judge ruled the defendant was under __________
when the police got his confession, and therefore his confession could not be used as evidence.
It is only in recent years that social scientists have
come to understand that many people laboring in
competitive industries are under career _____________.
The crew was under __________ after drifting for three days in a rubber raft with no food or water.
The construction of one _________ led to another, and New York City became a skyline of enormous
The Taj Mahal may not be the largest ________ ever
constructed, but surely it is one of the most imposing in the world.
Spiderman easily scaled the ___________.
We came upon a cemetery by the sea. Many of the
headstone inscriptions had been __________ by the
ravages of time, but we could make out many that
were well over two hundred years old.
To assure that he left no clues, the thief __________ his fingerprints from the stolen car.
It was hard to make out the old coin's date because it had been __________ over time.
The Communists preached an ____________
philosophy, but in the end they were the same old
fascists the world has known through the ages.
Martin Luther King's __________ beliefs inspired
Martin Luther King was a true ___________, he
preached for equal rights for all citizens.