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Her approach to the problem seems to be have guided by the time-honored _____ that "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(n) _____ voice, the teacher spoke to us of ghosts, vampires, and the "living dead."
It is _____ that democracy, more than any other form of government, calls for the active participation of al 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 a(n) _____ 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 the silly play.
Who thought that the new treasurer could sink so low as to _____ money from the club's petty cash fund?
My teachers criticism of my term paper was so _____ that after reading it I felt thorougly 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(n) _____ 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.
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