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n., determined state of mind; faithfulness to some person or idea.
resolution
Mary's __________ to continue despite her pain was an indication of her courage.
adj., silent; unable to speak.
mute
The boy was __________ and used sign language to communicate.
adj., governed by the scientific principles of reasoning.
logical
The character of Spock on StarTrek was very __________ when solving problems.
n., humble request or plea.
supplication
I responded to the homeless person's __________ by giving what money I had to spare.
n., group classified by grade or rank.
hierarchy
Phil joined the __________ of elite athletes when he won an Olympic gold medal.
n., person who sacrifices his or her life for the sake of a principle or cause.
martyr
Martin Luther King, Jr. was a __________ of the civil rights movement.
adj., showing careful reserve in speech or action.
discreet
Alicia gave a __________ signal to Keily to enter the room with the birthday cake.
n., strategic movement.
maneuvering
Getting the ambulance through the crowded streed required careful __________.
adj., displaying excessive emotion, often through uncontrollable laughter or tears.
hysterical
Mr. Walker tried to calm Jamal, who became __________ when he was told he would not be going on to regionals in track.
adj., held spellbound.
enthralled
Sabrina was __________ by the rap group.
adj., characterized by a cheerful, rhythmical swing.
lilting
ThIrishman's __________ voice had an almost musical quality.
adj., frightening because of strangeness or mysteriousness.
eerie
Right before the storm hit, the sky turned an __________ shade of green.
n., state of great joy and pride.
elation
Darla was filled with __________ when her story won first prize in the contest.
adj., upset by doubt or mental conflict.
distraught
Mrs. Baccholi was __________ when she couldn't find her five-year-old son anywhere in the grocery store.
adj., showing acceptance of the inevitable.
resigned
Tuck's arguments became weaker, and he finally muttered in a ? tone, "I guess you're right."
adj., decayed; fallen into partial ruin through neglect.
dilapidated
The neighborhood raised money to restore the __________ building into a new youth center.
n., relief or consolation.
solace
In her grief, Ilse sought __________ in the company of her friends.