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Vocab Unit 5 Comp 11Aa
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Her approach to the problem seems to have been guided by the time-honored _____ that "Force is the remedy for nothing."
"Force is the remedy for nothing."
Since the close of World War II, almost 100 former colonies have gained full _____ and joined the family of nations.
She has made so many contradictory promises to so many people that I don't see how she can _____ herself from the situation.
Shivers went up and down our spines as, in a _____ voice, the teacher spoke to us of ghosts, vampires, and the "living dead."
It is _____ that democracy, more than any form of government, calls for the active participation of all the people in public affairs.
The decision was a disappointment to me, but after thinking it over, I had to agree that it was _____.
The new government, seeking to restore normal conditions, declared an _____ for all political prisoners.
It was Lincoln who said: "Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty _____ of war may speedily pass away."
The standards of behavior generally accepted in Victorian times would probably be rejected today as excessively _____.
I tried to warn them of the dangers involved in such an undertaking, but all my _____ and admonitions fell on deaf ears.
The carton was not heavy, but it was so _____ that it took four of us to carry it to the shed.
Even the most talented actors could not breathe life and credibility into the _____ lines of that silly play.
Who would have thought that the new treasurer could sink so low as to _____ money from the club's petty cash fund?
My teacher's criticism of my term paper was so _____ that after reading it I felt thoroughly crushed.
It became clear that the squad of policemen would be unable to control the small but _____ crowd of angry protesters.
His fame as a football star proved to be _____, and he found himself just another young man looking for a job.
Failures are always unpleasant, but if you learn from them, they may have a _____ effect on your future career.
Any unit of government--national or local--that _____sound economic principles is headed for disaster.
The fighter planes of World War II sometimes had the pictures of famous movie stars, like Betty Grable, _____ on the fuselage.
The _____ effect of his droning lectures surpasses that of any sleeping pill now in use.
S: guided by stern PRINCIPLES
S: a DOLEFUL atmosphere during the service
S: eager to SCOFF AT the unknown
S: a WARNING regarding possible difficulties
S: too CUMBERSOME to carry home
S: PARDON for the former rebels
S: working toward a REASONABLE treaty
S: DISENGAGE the cat from the tree
S: to PURLOIN some coins from petty cash
S: an argumentative, REFRACTORY congress
S: EPHEMERAL as a rainbow
S: FLOG the oxen unmercifully
S: an INSIPID little five-note tune
S: unruffled by his SAVAGE tone
A: a DUBIOUS motto to live by
A: the DETRIMENTAL effects of sunshine
A: SUBJECTION of the small nation
A: the INDULGENT grandmother
A: medicine that acted as a STIMULANT
A: to CONCEAL the famous trademark
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