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some people suffer an_________ reactionif they eat peanut butter of anything with peanuts
adverse
(ad vers')
Although California leads the nation in farming, crops won't grow in its most______ regions
arid
The jogger was injured by an unknown__________ who left him immobile at the side of the road
assailant
The ocean______ rose and fell, attracting the most daring surfers.
billow
some people suffer an _______ reaction if they peanut butter or peanuts
adverse
adj. unfavorable, negative; working against, hostile
although California leads the nation in farming, crops won't grow in its most_______ regions
arid
adj. extremely dry; uninteresting, dull
the jogger was injured by an unknown _______ who left him immobile at the side of the road
assailant
n. a person who attacks violenlty
The ocean _______ rose and fell,attracting the most daring surfers
billow
n. a large wave: v. to rise or swell like a wave
in court, dfendents can ________ their accusers in a controlled setting
confront
v. to meet face-to-face, especially as a challenge;come to grips with
You can't_______ me against my will
constrain
v. to force ,compel; to restrain, hold back
His novel used a ________ style but had a historical setting
contemporary
adj. belonging to the same period of time as oneself; n. a person of the same time
The painter chose to _______ a plain praire landscape using bold colors and shadows
depict
v. to potray; to respent or show in the form of a picture
a judge must remain_____ in order to render an evenhanded and logical decision
disinterested
adj. fair-minded, free from selfishmotives; indifferent
oceans_______ about three-fourths of the surface of our planets
encompass
v. to encircle, go or reach around; to enclose;to include with a certain group or class
Kate's________ of hurting herself during exercise has left her weak and out of shape
groundless
adj. without any good reason of cause, unjustified
The speaker who said one thing but did something else entirely regarded as a _____
hypocrite
n. a person who pretends to be what he or she is not of better than he of she really is; a two faced person
our schools' intercom system is so ole that this morining's announcements were almost __________
incomprehensible
adj. impossible to understand
scientists should not ______ data
manipulate
v. to handle of use skillfully; to manage or control for personal gain of advatage
This postage scale can weigh a ________ of only five pounds
maximum
n. the greatest possible amount or degree; adj. reaching the greatest possible amount or degree