Unit 9 Sentences
Terms in this set (20)
I don't think I'd call such a(n) _____ grammatical mistake a minor "slip of the pen."
It will mean more to him to gain the approval of the few people who can appreciate his work than to receive the _____ of the crowd.
He holds forth in great detail on what is wrong with our city government, but the remedies he suggests are exceedingly _____.
Her mind, _____ as a result of hours of exposure to the bitter cold, was not alert enough to sense the impending danger.
Since he was a(n) _____ at bridge, the three vteran players hoped to find someone more suitable to fill out their table.
Using the most up-to-date equipment, the firefighters worked tirelessly to _____ the victim of smoke inhalation
The study of history teaches us that a hunger for land, like other kinds of _____, is the cause of a great many wars
Your brilliant plan is based on one false _____--that I am willing to work without pay.
The _____ she had experienced in her childhood and youth made her keenly aware of the value of money.
Sure, it's great to be a big-league ballplayer, but bear in mind that the years of stardom are brief and _____.
I told my friend that dress for the party was casual, but she showed up looking, in my opinion, just plain _____.
Does he use all those quotations as a means of clarifying his meaning, or simply as a(n) _____ display of his learning
I was so _____ about whether to go out for basketball or for swimming that I ended up going out for neither.
As her anger slowly _____, she realized that such childish outbursts of emotion would do nothing to help solve her problems.
I was impressed by the _____ way our hostess guided the conversation away from topics that might be embarrassing to her guests.
Since I truly loathe people who think they are "above the common herd," any form of snobbery is absolutely _____ to me.
Although she tried to _____, we insisted on a simple "yes" or "no" answer.
When you are _____ in returning a book to the library, you are preventing someone else from using it.
After giving us extremely detailed instructions for more than an hour, she briefly _____ and then sent us out on our assignments.
How can you consider him _____ when the accident was caused by a landslide that no one could have foreseen or prevented?