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The delicate, _________ ribbons in the girl's hair seemed to glow.
When my first strategy didn't work, I had to _________ a new one.
Even the most ____________ people don't look attractive in overdeveloped pictures.
The one _________ occurrence in Ralph's life was his discovery of the ancient tomb.
Scientists were amazed to discover that the plant was not ____________ at all, and could grow in total darkness.
Dawn can be quite ____________ at times; she has started several nasty rumors.
The ____________ wandered the halls of the aged mansion in search of a resident to frighten.
The ____________ fish emitted a faint glow even at the bottom of the dark sea.
If you are more ____________ about your finances, you won't be out of money at the end of the month.
Nick can discuss and analyze history in a clear and ____________ manner.
While trying to ____________ the book's theme, I made some interesting discoveries.
The ____________ of spending the winter on a tropical island was thrilling to Rebecca.
The ____________ beauty and peace of the ceremony left us speechless.
I always keep in mind a(n) ____________ that my mother was fond of repeating.
If Tony's license is ____________, he will have to ride with me.
The rebel army ____________ everything the government stood for.
Juan, a(n) ____________ little boy, loved to sit and talk with his grandmother for hours.
In ancient Rome, wives would ____________ the help of the goddess Juno.
There was a formal ____________ issued which prohibited leaving the country.
Despite Larry's negative ____________ on the movie, I decided to go.
Environmentalists ____________ the automobile industry for many of the worlds pollution problems.
The play was so ____________ that my roommate decided to stage a protest over it.
Cody needs to ____________ his words so he can be understood.
After some rather ____________ stomping around, Myra calmed down and became an adult again.
After a long run, Sarah was ____________ with a happy glow.
Julia's strict adherence to the rules of her religion does not ____________ her from having fun.
Because I was trying to lose weight, I ____________ from eating at fast food restaurants.
Although these math problems sometimes ____________ Rick, most of the time he finds them enjoyable.
Both wrestlers were talented, but the more ____________ one held out longer.
The pioneer family's wagon was ____________ with supplies they hoped would help them on their journey.
It was hard to believe how long the singer was able to ____________ the note.
The wealthy corporate executive never traveled without ensuring that his ____________ of secretaries and accountants knew his whereabouts.
If we deplete all of our natural resources, we will have a hard time surviving.
When the company decides to ____________ the new schedule, my hours will probably change.
I am afraid that my lifelong fear of heights will severely ____________ my enjoyment of the flight to Europe.
The glorious sunrise seemed to ____________ Lonnie with hope and purpose.
The supposedly reliable report turned out to be full of false statistics and ____________.
I was pretty ____________ as a stagehand; I even dropped the curtain before the play ended.
A permanently angry expression ____________ Nikki's face.
The medical researcher is going to ____________ a bold new idea on a possible cure for AIDS.
If we want to ____________ our legal system, we will first have to face everything that is wrong with it.
I have noticed that the first small snowstorm often ____________ the first large one.
Try as she might, Elizabeth could not ____________ her own will on the other children.
Because Troy has a(n) ____________ for running, he enjoys track and is one of the best athletes on the team.
A(n) ____________ handling of the tense situation will result in everyone feeling like a winner.
Her natural ____________ was gloomy, but she tried not to mop.
A(n) ____________ of the hated dictator was burned in the town square.
I consider the years between 1985 and 1995 to be Joshua's ____________ period because he developed all his ideas and opinions then.
Occasional matches will help your tennis game a little, but only lots of practice will give you ____________ skills.
The more ____________ Mrs. Logan was with her students, the more careful they became.
If no one tries to ____________ a medical myth, people may start to believe it as fact.
My calmness on any given day seems to be ____________ to the balance in my bank account.
When Bette saw the sickening mess, she felt nothing but ____________.
David sometimes tries to ____________ his chores to his younger sisters so he could play baseball with his friends.
I tried to be ____________ about the situation and fix the problem before it became truly difficult.
The ____________ my grandmother left behind is one of peace and courage.
After making the incision, the surgeon had to ____________ the opening to have enough room to operate.
The amount of force needed to ____________ the car up the hill was more than we could provide by ourselves.
I don't have a hidden ____________; I just want to be your friend.
I thought I'd seen the worst, but this morning was only a ___________ to a really bad day.
When the ___________ of the bank was completed, the inspector said that everything seemed to be in order.
The bravery of soldiers in World War II is still ___________ today.
If you could speak a(n) ___________ and turn into something else, what would you be?
Although Ray likes to tell people has a(n) ___________ problem, the truth is that he just doesn't listen well.
Often, the ___________ that results from the baby crying, the dog barking, and the music blaring drives me insane.
This situation is hardly ___________ to that one; in fact, they are comply different.
I like to keep a(n) ___________ going with my friends; sometimes we talk all night long.
I became ___________ with living in Peru when the prices for food and clothing started going up.
The combination of words in the song produces a(n) ___________ that Hazel finds lovely to hear.
Although his statement was controversial, the governor will not ___________
If you answer the telephone with a(n) ___________ mumble, how will I hear you?
The two countries remained on ___________ terms despite an incident many feared would hurt diplomatic relations.
When interviewing for a job, it is best to show assertiveness, but not ___________.
The lion is a natural ___________ to the zebra.
Hank used to go to parties a lot, but now he's a ___________ who would rather stay home and read book after book.
The donation of the library was part of a generous act of ___________ by the town's wealthiest widow.
While Thelma did not get along well with others, her brother Devon was ___________ and easygoing.
It is hard to identify the ___________ in a novel with so many important characters.
If you ___________ that cat, don't be surprised when she scratches you.
If I get some perspective on my life, perhaps I can be a little more ___________.
In the ___________ South, the tensions that would lead to war were building.
Ralph was so ___________ of the kite that he took it out even when there was no breeze.
If Leo keeps directing these ___________ comments at his mom, he is destined for trouble.
After the scandal rocked the company, the vice-president was ___________ of his authority.
I lectured my friends a little too long on minor points; now I'm afraid they think I'm a(n) pedant.
When the dog became so ___________ that he could hardly get through the pet door, Ernest knew it was time to put him on a diet.
Simply donning the ___________ of a judge does not make one sure to hand out wise or fair decisions.
One of the biggest ___________ to successful weight loss is the constant stream of food commercials on T.V.
When I learned of the imprisonment of an innocent man, I felt I was living a(n) ___________ of democracy.
My _______ form is on the short side, but I make up for it by having a generous spirit.
While Ellie thought Joe's taste in music was a little ___________, he thought her music was bizarre.
Everyone on the team has a(n) ___________ stake in how the season plays out.
If we ___________ some of today's ideas into the earlier plan, I feel certain we will succeed.
Barry thinks it will be most ___________ to buy the cell phone at full price now and try to be reimbursed by the company later.
I thought the visiting speaker would be a boring ___________, but his speech was actually short and fascinating.