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Vocab Unit 7 Sentences

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abhors
A pacifist is someone who _____ violence in all its forms.
amend
If you are not doing well in a particular subject, you may want to _____ your way of studying it.
buffet
Blinding snowstorms _____ the barren landmass of Antarctica for months on end.
buffet
Few figures in history or literature are as severely tested by fortune's _____ as Job in the Old Testament.
chaos
A great many people lost their fortunes and even their lives in the _____ brought on by the French Revolution.
commodious
No one would expect a tiny studio apartment to have particularly _____ closets.
corrosive
Sulfuric acid is one of the most _____ substances know to chemistry.
discern
It is a jury's job to _____ the truth by carefully evaluating all the evidence presented at trial.
extant
The paintings of animals and human hands in Spain's Altamira caves are among the oldest _____ specimens of Stone Age art.
implicate
The suspects never stood trial because there was no solid evidence to _____ them in the daring series of robberies.
inter
Jewels and other objects once _____ with Egypt's pharaohs can now be seen in numerous museums all over the world.
martinet
When it came to drilling troops, the Revolutionary War general Baron Friedrich von Steuben was something of a _____.
obviate
Vaccinations can do much to _____ the dangers of childhood illnesses.
renegade
Many a writer has been labeled a _____ for refusing to conform to society's conventions.
renegade
_____ senators from the President's own party joined the opposition to defeat the bill.
reprehensible
Stalin eliminated many potential rivals by accusing them of all sorts of _____ acts that they did not commit.
somber
The atmosphere in the locker room of the losing team could best be described as _____.
squalid
Many laws prohibit the types of _____ working conditions found in sweatshops.
turbulent
Letters and diary entries may reveal a person's lifelong struggle to gain some control over _____ emotions.
vociferous
Relief agencies regularly make _____ appeals for aid for victims of war, terrorism, and natural disasters.
voluminous
The task of summarizing the _____ reports issued by government agencies may fall to members of a legislator's staff.
waive
The senator agreed to _____ opposition to the proposed bill if some of its more controversial provisions were substantially modified.
buffetted
A person who has been _____ about by many dreadful misfortunes will either become stronger or suffer a complete breakdown.
extant
In a natural history museum, we can see physical remains of many species fo animals that are no longer _____.
chaos
In our frantic search for the missing papers, we overturned everything in the room, leaving it in complete _____.
interred
Shakespeare tells us that "the evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft _____ interred with their bones."
abhor
Let me say frankly that I _____ prejudice in anyone, even a member of my own family.
reprehensible
It is particularly _____ for citizens to fail to vote in national elections and then complain about the government.
amend
We are petitioning the council to _____ its procedures so that all citizens will have a chance to express their opinions.
corrosive
The American writer Dorothy Parker was celebrated for her sharp tongue and _____ wit.
squalid
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?
obviate
Getting a good education will do much to _____ the problem of finding a job that pays well.
implicate
Those accused of crimes are sometimes willing to _____ their accomplices in return for immunity from prosecution.
somber
Who would not feel depressed on entering that _____ old courtroom, with its dim lighting and dark, massive furnishings!
waive
Confident that she could present the case effectively to a judge, the lawyer advised her client to _____ his right to a jury trial.
renegade
A person who changes from one political party to another on the basis of honest conviction should not be regarded as a _____.
commodious
The trunk of the car was so _____ that it held all our skiing equipment as well as our other luggage.
voluminous
The records of the school board meeting on the proposed bond issue are so _____ that it would take me a week to read them.
discern
One of the signs of maturity is the ability to _____ the difference between things that are secondary and things that are truly important.
turbulent
We Americans are proud that each change of the national administration, far from being _____, is carried out in a peaceful and friendly manner.
vociferous
I didn't expect you to like my suggestion, but I was shocked by your bitter and _____ criticism of it.
martinet
Although our drill instructor went by the book, he was by no means an overbearing _____.