Combo with "English 10 Unit 9 Vocabulary Context Clue Sentences" and 2 others
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The teacher decided to ----- a corner of the classroom for an exhibition of student science projects.
Some of my friends are mentally rather mature for their age; others are of a decidedly ----- turn of mind.
The Bible tells us that the Lord will ----- the wicked, but our student dean is trying very hard to help him out.
Nothing can arouse ----- memories of long ago and far away like an old, well-loved song!
General Grant accepted Lee's surrender with quiet dignity, refusing to ----- over the defeat of a worthy foe.
If you wish to recover quickly, you must not ----- in the slightest from the doctor's instructions.
Remembering my old friend as a robust 200-pounder, I was shocked to see how ----- he had become during his long illness
My travels have shown me that many exotic foods I once considered disgusting are really quite -----
If you were as ----- in studying foreign affairs as you are in memorizing batting averages, you would have known how to reply to her comments on the situation in the Middle East
Under the American system of separation of powers, no government official or agency can ever become -----
As the speaker's voice droned on endlessly in the hot, crowded room, I suddenly realized that I hadn't the slightest ----- of what he was saying
----- is never so bitter as when it arises among people who were once close friends
There can be no ----- for the pain and suffering that your carelessness has caused me!
When he told me that he was reading Huckleberry Finn for the ninth time, I realized that he was indeed a(n) ----- admirer of the novel
We were fascinated to see the consummate grace and skill with which the ----- hands of the old carpenter manipulated his tools
Friends and relatives can be counted on to give ----- amounts of advice on child rearing to the parents of a new baby
Wasn't it rather ----- of you to offer the soccer coach advice on your very first day as a candidate for the team?
How can you say that the audience's reaction was ----- when the director held up a sign reading "Applause"?
Somewhere in a(n) ----- pool in the Canadian Rockies is the large trout that will someday grace the wall of my den.
Far from being -----, the director's casting choices were based on a solid appreciation of each actor's abilities and limitations.
It is surprising how often people with very different personalities turn out to be ----- when they get to know one another.
It was difficult for us to believe that such a ----- and cultured gentleman was a member of a gang of international jewel thieves.
In spite of all the elaborate safety precautions, I couldn't help feeling a little ----- as I set out for my first skydiving lesson
Political candidates who do nothing but ----- their opponents' character and abilities may alienate voters
The ----- problems that will face America's Presidents in the twenty-first century will make their job one of the most demanding in the world.
So there I was, having accepted invitations to two different parties on the same evening. What a ----- to be in!
Simple----- seems to be the main reason such a large percentage of those eligible to vote fail to cast ballots in any election.
I think that phrase " on its last legs" is an apt description of that ----- old house down the block.
I trust you will never have the experience of trying to cross the desert with a(n) ----- mule that wants to remain where it is.
From all his growling and snapping, you would think our beagle felt a personal ----- toward every other dog on the block.
Although I was unable to visit my old friend's widow in person, I offered my ----- in a heartfelt letter.
If you think of all the different kinds of food that human beings are able to consume, you will realize that we are truly a(n) ----- species.
Struggling to overcome her ----- inclinations, she finally reached into her pocket and handed me one thin dime!`
The board of directors voted to ----- him for the skill and enthusiasm with which he had managed the charity drive.
"Today," said the speaker, "we----- this monument to the memory of all those who fought and died in defense of their country."
Now that I am a senior, it is hard to believe that I was ever as innocent and ----- as the members of the new freshman class.
Technology changes so rapidly that a particular computer may be state-of-the-art one day and ----- the next.
If we increase our tariff rates on the goods of other countries, we can be sure that they will raise their own rates in -----
Throughout the hot, dusty journey, we ----- in the thought that soon we would be swimming in the cool lake.
In totalitarian regimes, censorship and violence are often employed to suppress criticism and stultify dissent.
A person who has been ----- about by many dreadful misfortunes will either become stronger or suffer a complete breakdown.
In a natural history museum, we can see physical remains of many species of animals that are no longer -----
In our frantic search for the missing papers, we overturned everything in the room, leaving it in complete -----
Shakespeare tells us that "the evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft ----- with their boned."
Let me say frankly that I ----- prejudice in anyone, even a member of my own family.
It is particularly ----- for citizens to fail to vote in national elections and then complain about the government
We are petitioning the council to ----- its procedures so that all citizens will have a chance to express their opinions
The American writer Dorothy Parker was celebrated for her sharp tongue and ----- wit
Are we justified in showing visitors only the most attractive and interesting sections of our cities, towns, or villages while keeping them away from the ----- neighborhoods where so many people live?
Getting a good education will do much to ----- the problem of finding a job that pays well
Those accused of crimes are sometimes willing to ----- their accomplices in return for immunity from prosecution
Who would not feel depressed on entering that ----- old courtroom, with its dim lighting and dark, massive furnishings!
Confident that she could present the case effectively to a judge, the lawyer advised her client to ----- his right to a jury trial
A person who changes from one political party to another on the basis of honest conviction should not be regarded as a -----
The trunk of the car was so ----- that it held all our skiing equipment as well as our luggage
The records of the school board meeting on the proposed bond issue are so ----- that it would take me a week to read them
One of the signs of maturity is the ability to ----- the difference between things that are secondary and things that are truly important
We Americans are proud that each change of the national administration; far from being -----, is carried out in a peaceful and friendly manner
I didn't expect you to like my suggestion, but I was shocked by your bitter and ----- criticism of it
Although our drill instructor went by the book, he was by no means an overbearing -----