Book 4 L6-11 sentences
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Lord Jackson ordered his lowly _____ to clean all the peanut shells off the floor when his guests left.
He was a warrior full of such _____, he never considered another could best him in battle.
We need to _____ a new strategy to make this company profitable, because the current one isn't working.
The army's intervention unfortunately escalated the small dispute into a(n) _____ that would last years.
Catholics _____ the statues of the Virgin Mary by parading them in a procession.
The computer we found in the garage seemed _____, looking like it had been around before the flood of Noah!
I didn't think high schools would take such _____ security measures like banning backpacks, but that's what happens when fearful people get put in charge.
I tried to _____ the outcome of the roulette game by trying to tap into my ESP, but I couldn't predict anything.
The _____ pastor preached about giving money to the church, but he was driving a Porsche!
He was an arrogant snob who had this _____ sense of entitlement because he had money which allowed him to look down at everyone.
Although it was easy to be accepted into the cult, it was nearly impossible to change their _____ beliefs.
Constant gunfights became so _____ that the residents didn't bat an eye when they heard gunfire.
One _____ most people carry around is a cell phone, which eliminates the need for other gear like a watch or camera.
My _____ around Europe after I graduated from college was well worth the debt.
I was so tired of hearing one _____ after another about how fun wedding planning was supposed to be!
When her house burned down we thought we would _____ people to donate any items they could spare and got an overwhelming response.
The student's _____ habits meant he rarely turned his homework in on time.
He offered a(n) _____ argument for supporting communism, but I'm still not convinced by it.
The directions were so _____ that I decided to take a taxi instead of driving the tortuous route to her home.
I'd like to _____ to the world - I'm marrying my love in July!
After writing for days without sleep, the author's style shifted from wise discourse to senseless _____.
The _____ lost the election because he did nothing while he was in office.
I didn't want the mortician to explain all the _____ details about the embalming process, but he felt the need to give a gruesome account of what he does
The _____ dog was so mean it wouldn't allow any person to approach or pet it.
The train station was a central NEXUS of train tracks, the main place where they all connected to each other.
Her parents were absolutely _____ once they found out she had been skipping class all year.
I thought it would be _____ to take the last piece of pizza so I politely offered it to my cousin.
Rather than dressing in a _____ manner for the funeral, she wore a bright red dress that expressed her bold personality.
When they came back from the fishing trip they told us a(n)_____ about how the big one got away.
The archaeologist proved the two manuscripts were _____ by showing that they both described the same major earthquake.
His writing was so _____, I thought the essay was written by a child.
The teacher's pet tried to _____ the teacher in order to get a good grade but she just earned the nick name of brownnose.
I had to _____ my daughter's fears when the big spider crawled along the ceiling.
Many people who were against going to war made it a point to _____ against the president when he sent our troops into space to fight the martians.
The man signed Santa Clause on the signature line which caused fraud to _____ the agreement of the contract.
The _____ nature of dice games makes me question anyone who claims to be skilled at them.
The king's _____ of his thrown made us all wonder who would be our next tyrannical ruler.
After the School Board realized the the soccer field was in terrible shape they decided to _____ it with new grass.
It was disgusting how the popular crowd's wanna be's would _____ them in order to get into the clique.
The _____ on the book helped explain some of the more confusing parts of the story but why read a book that you don't understand.
Excessively checking the pot proved to be a(n) _____ way to get the water to boil water.
The _____ graduate spent all her money playing rounds of Time Crisis II.
The _____ in her tone of voice, along with the insult, made me cringe and want to go home.
No politician is _____ as proven by the ones that have been found guilty of corruption.
The _____ prisoner never played by the rules of the prison yard.
The _____ dress I wore on our date was "eye candy" for my fiance.
Luckily, the speaker had a(n) _____ voice so we didn't miss anything when his microphone went out.
The school bully had a badly dressed _____ who we nicknamed his tacky lackey.
The accused criminal was _____ because the robbery he committed had been videotaped by security.
The cheerleaders at the pep rally were so _____ they had all us cheering at the top of our lungs.
After the third promiscuous teenager was murdered, there was a(n) _____ sense of fear in the whole town.
Since the action picked up, we knew we had reached the _____ scene of the play and the end was near.
The _____ king made certain that everyone in his kingdom had food to eat; he was very kind-hearted and caring.
The country mouse offended quite a few people when he told a(n) _____ joke at the state dinner.
Once the dog got off the leash, his behavior was _____ as he ran in circles chasing his tail.
I was called to the principal's office to _____ my friends account of what happened when the bully tried to start a fight with him.
The _____ effects of Tylenol PM are why most people take it to help them sleep, even if they don't have a headache.
The _____ between the husband and wife in the process of divorce was ugly and horrific; both were accusing the other of outrageous wrongs.
Although her _____ attitude toward life was mostly refreshing, such a carefree and cheery demeanor was inappropriate at the funeral.
Driving a tractor on the streets of New York City did not help the country _____ blend in with the city folk.
While we do appreciate your _____, you don't have to confess every bad thing you did in grade school.
During the riots, we were concerned that an angry mob would _____ our home since we were out of town and unable to defend it.
The work is hard, but every year I get a(n) _____ check of $50,000 on top of my salary.
It was a good thing that the moon was _____ because we got lost in the woods and we needed light to find our way out.
Due to the newfound _____ of Mr. Scrooge, Tiny Tim and his family enjoyed a splendid holiday season.
Most people are content with a single butler, but I need a(n) _____ to be in charge of all twenty butlers who work for me.
Although her parents didn't tell her often, it was _____ that they loved her deeply.
After a few months, the once-industrious worker turned into a(n) _____ and lazy employee.
The loud creak from the basement prompted the _____ children call the police instead of investigate what caused it.
Once he found out the tooth fairy was fictional, he realized all his arguments for the origins of Toothless Joe's wealth were ___.
Dad always called it a shortcut, but the _____ path around the haunted indian burial ground added three hours to our trip because he was a scaredy-cat.
We covered the old furniture with a(n)____ to make it look new.
You can rest if you want, but I'm going to _____ around the park to see if I run into anyone I know.
When his child asked where babies came from, the father spouted off a long-winded _____ about falling in love instead of being blunt about it.
The _____ man had a tendency to incite hateful arguments whenever he opened his mouth.
Learning foreign languages helps you understand the _____ of words we use every day.
I thought I would try out for the tennis team until I heard the _____ for making the team was being able to hit the ball with a racket, which I couldn't do.
Even after two hundred laps the racers had a _____ determination to win.
Although this may sound _____, I swear that I was only breaking into her apartment to catch the real jewel thief red-handed.
Although strange to us, the religious family was _____ to pray before every meal so we joined in with the fun.
His feeling of _____ made him wonder if he had contracted some illness from his latest visit to the hospital.
The funeral _____ stretched a quarter mile long and was led by immediate family members carrying the casket.
A really large dog can act as a(n) _____ when one is being attacked by another really large dog.
Even if you have a large collegiate vocabulary, it helps to speak in _____ language or people think you're smug.
My dad created a great _____ about a man-eating canary and had me believing him until he started laughing.
The _____, "she ain't," stuck out like a sore thumb during her speech.
The rain started softly but managed to _____ into strong thunderstorms.
Jane used to eat fruit with her feet, making us wonder what other _____ features she picked up while vacationing in the ape-infested jungle.
When entering an argument, one should avoid being _____ and at least give the illusion of being compromising. Think about it.
The opera house's _____ managed to book the best soprano in the world for Friday's concert.