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At the _____sound of the fire alarm, the students exited the classroom quickly and quietly.
shrill
The Catechism of the Catholic Church is the only ____source of information on the beliefs of Catholics.
reliable
Jabber ____about the super fun he has sitting in the language arts room.
raves
The beautiful sculpture sits on a ______in the middle of the art gallery.
pedestal
The whole sixth grade class made a ____that they would not listen to nasty gossip about classmates.
pact
My little brother ____me when he sneaks into my room and messes up my stuff.
infuriates
Some people played a _____on Mrs. Landell and hid all her birds.
hoax
______warfare is very effective in mountainous countries where there are many caves and hidden passes.
Guerrilla
The hikers had a hard time following the trail because of the the ______growth of thorny bushes.
dense
I wish I had a magic wand that would _____all my books so that they would easily fit into my backpack .
compress
Thomas Jefferson was a ____because he saw that the new US country could expand all the way to the Pacific Ocean.
visionary
The _____Court is the highest court in the US.
Supreme
When I need to ____my thirst, I prefer water to cocoa.
quench
I was in a ____because I forgot to tell my mom that she should pick me up at 4 o’clock because I had practice.
predicament
_______can get tickets for trying to cross the street at the wrong place.
Pedestrians
My parents are pretty ____about the mess in my room, but they are strict about doing homework.
lenient
Jabber has happy memories about the time when he ____the rain forest, but he likes the language arts room too.
inhabited
Physical features such as hair color are ___and that is why family members resemble each other.
hereditary
The sixth grade usually reads after morning prayer, but today we made an _______in order to finish our grammar work.
exception
The overflowing waste basket made it ____that the students had eaten lunch in the classroom.
evident
The Academic Decathlon Team has to ____a high level of effort as they prepare for the big event.
sustain
Students who blurt out things in class have to learn to ____themselves.
restrain
The bug spray that I used smells good, but it didn’t ____the mosquitos and I had many bites.
repel
Mother Theresa had _____ideals and she accomplished them with Jesus’ help.
lofty
When I got caught cheating I learned a hard but ______lesson about being fair.
invaluable
Lucinda’s mom said that it was _____that she clean up her room before the company arrived .
imperative
The resort town had to close the beach because a sewer pipe broke and ______the water.
contaminated
The excited graduate ____her diploma so tightly that she wrinkled it up and it couldn’t be framed.
clasped
The ______student got mad because thought that the teacher should call on her every single time she raised her hand.
arrogant
The meeting ____at noon and everybody went to lunch.
adjourned