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It is only in superior mental powers, not in physical strength or __________ of the senses, that humans beings surpass other living things.


Few writers have J. D. Salinger's remarkable ability to __________ the emotions and aspirations of the average teenager.


Like a true fanatic, he considers anyone who disagrees with him on any issue to be either feebleminded or __________.


Scandal and corruption may so __________ an administration that it can no longer function effectively.


The conversation between the computer programmers was so __________ that I wasn't sure whether they were speaking English.


Her imagination is like a __________ field in which new ideas spring up like so many ripe ears of corn.


In a democracy, the government must rule by persuasion and consent - not by mere __________.


A true sign of intellectual maturity is the ability to distinguish the __________ of wishful thinking from reality.


I appreciate all those kind expressions of gratitude for my services, but I had hoped also to __________ some greenbacks.


We will never abandon a cause that has been __________ by the achievements and sacrifices of so many noble people.


He means well, but we cannot tolerate his highly __________ behavior in an organization that depends on discipline and teamwork.


Cleopatra took her own life rather than suffer the __________ of being led through the streets of Rome in chains.


In that rarefied atmosphere, I was afraid to ask about anything quite so __________ as the location of the john.


Two synonyms are rarely exactly the same because __________ of tone or applicability make each of the words unique.


How I'd love to knock the wind out of the sails of that lout's __________ conceit!


Someone with a pronounced __________ for saying the wrong thing might justly be described as a victim of "foot-in-mouth" disease.


The alert defense put up by our team completely neutralized our opponents' __________ unstoppable passing attack.


Your language is indeed clever and amusing, but your argument is nothing but a piece of outright __________.


The __________ banquet was a pleasant change of pace from the spartan fare to which I had become accustomed.


Probably no complaint of young people is more __________ than "My parents don't understand me!"

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