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The assembly speaker couldnt be understood b/c he mumbled his words instead of ---------- them
articulating
Far as far as the eye could see,----- fields of unripe corn swayed gently in the morning breeze
verdant
As educated citizenry will not give ______ to wild charges of extremists seeking to undermine our political and economic system
credence
How could we draw any clear ideas from a talk that was so disorganized, confused in language, and generally _______
murky
sadly, the _______- schemes of the high minded idealists usually founder on the rocks of practical realities
utopian
Such spices as red pepper make many sauces used in Cajun cooking delighfully _______
piquant
I believe there is an overall design to the universe that has been visible ever since the first thing crawled out of the _____ ooze
primordial
IN the hands of our hopelessly ____ producer, what should have been a surefire hit turned into a resounding fiasco
feckless
When new evidence turned up in the case, the court ordered the coroner to ________ the victim's body and re examine it
exhume
Thhough diesel fuels are are not as thick as motor oils, they are a good deal more_____than regular gasoline.
viscous
Though I prefer to be as open and aboveboard as possible I have learned that it is sometimes more tacctful and or wiser to __________
dissemble
When Billy told me that he had mane the varsity wrestling team, he began to______around the gym like a young colt
cavort
The NCAA has in recent years cracked down on such____ practices as shaving points
nefarious
He clothes his puny ideas in scuh highfaultin______ that they resemble a gnat in top hats and tails.
verbiage
The new chairman_______what she calls the deplorable tendency of so many Americans to try to get something for mothing.
decry
Even at an early age, my sister------ a strong interest in studying medicine
evinced
When the news of the school fire ran through town, _____ parents rushed to the scene of the blaze.
disrtaught
Every Memorial Day the mayor delivers a ____ extrolling the selfless devotion of those who have died in war.
eulogy
Since my house is in such close ____ to my officem I usally walk to work
propinquity
I have always regarded the man as something of a daredevil, but on this occasion he approached the problem with ______ caution.
unwonted