10H Vocab Term 3
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The judge told Todd that if he was strictly ________ to the rules and did what was expected, his sentence could be reduced.
The restaurant was fined for trying to __________ the beef with cheap meats.
My mother does not realize buying a pricey new dress to attend a party is an ___________ to impress strangers.
In order to get the attention of her students, the ________ teacher would throw her hands wildly around and move quickly around the room to explain a concept.
With recent job cuts, Kate is ____________ about losing her job.
While there is an __________ rumor circulating about the celebrity's death, the story has not been confirmed by the star's publicist.
The teacher acted as an _______ when she tried to mediate a disagreement between two students.
Jason tried to _____ the fact he was a lousy worker by showing up early at the office.
She was a __________ woman, volunteering all of her free time to charitable organizations.
Bill's actions were ______ and showed he had no regard for other people.
In this day and age, you need to be ___________ about giving out too much personal information on the internet.
"Time heals all wounds" is a ______ most heartbroken people do not immediately believe.
An experienced speaker, Ben knows how to deliver a ______ presentation that would easily engage his audience.
While I try to maintain a stern ___________ when I punish my daughter, I often forget myself and smile.
The Bible says a man should not _____ another man's wife.
The chef created a ________ masterpiece that wowed his patrons.
The eyesight test required him to ____________ between two letters.
I have an utter _______ for people that want something for nothing.
With encyclopedias in every classroom, we will ___________ a wealth of information to all students.
It is not surprising Neil became an astronaut because even as a child he was __________ by the idea of space travel.
By looking at the surveillance tapes, the store manager was able to _________ the morning cashier of the register theft.
The difficult woman left the maid ________ details about how she wanted her house cleaned.
Despite an __________ search of the apartment, I could not find my car keys.
Years ago, ______ charges were brought upon any person who dared to disagree with church leaders.
Whenever the spoiled toddler does not get her way, she begins to yell in a __________ manner.
For an assignment, each student had to write a response to a ____________ scenario as though it had actually occurred.
Many of your problems are actually quite ______________, and you shouldn't waste energy worrying about them.
The _________ witch put out cookies and candy to entrap naïve children.
The road construction will definitely _________ major traffic delays during rush hour.
In his _________, the presidential candidate described himself as the only person who could make the country great again.
Only the best and the brightest can ___________ at Ivy League universities.
Although I love my job, I might have to quit because the ______ salary does not allow me to pay my bills.
The argument can only be settled fairly if an uninvolved person is called in to _______ the quarrel.
Because Cory is the boss's son, he thinks he can stick his _________ nose into everybody's business without fear of consequences.
The minister called me a heretic when I dared to question his ________ views.
Even though the rebuilding of the old farmhouse was going to be a ___________ job, I could not wait to begin work on my new home.
When the billionaire engages in ____________, he changes the lives of people who have no hope.
I tried to _______ the sad little boy by giving him a cookie.
Despite the ________ of movies offered by the video store, Jason always rents the same movie over and over again.
Not wanting to hurt her boyfriend's feelings, the young woman continued to ________ their inevitable breakup.
Because of her age, my grandmother has the __________ idea that women should not work.
A ___________ government was founded in Philadelphia, but the capital was later moved to Washington D.C.
After the man was tortured by his government for many years, he decided to ________ his citizenship and move to a new country.
Although the lemonade was _______ with sugar and water, it still had a bitter taste.
After driving through the desert all day, Jack welcomed the _______ of an air-conditioned hotel room.
If the public learns of the politician's ______ past, they will not vote for him.
Everyone knows Janice is trying to pass her ________ designer handbag off as the real thing.
My father's response was ______ and did not change despite my pleas.
The dog has his _____________ ways of stealing table scraps behind my back.
Although no words were spoken, our nods represented our _____ agreement to a cease fire.
Taking money from your mother's purse without asking her first is __________ to stealing.
Because they had little information on the suspect, the police issued only a _____ statement to the media.
The solar eclipse is a _________ event that occurs only briefly.
It is ______________ for Jake to punch the old woman in the face for walking slowly.
After the huge fire, only a _______ of the house remained visible among the ashes.
The job of the government is to eliminate the problems which ___ our country.
Some say that we must go through the ___________ in life to become a stronger person.
The internet and social media have made it very easy for politicians to ______ their enemies.
As Jessica's parents watched her play with the flute as a toddler, they knew their daughter would one day be a ________ in the world of classical music.
What was supposed to be a civil debate turned into a debate reaching _________ levels, ending with both participants screaming obscenities.