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The tsunami caused tragic and ____situations in many Asian countiies.
dire
The parents kept an all night ___at the bedside of their sick child.
vigil
It is important to understand all the ____of our faith.
doctrines
Friends who are ___and stick with us through all the ups and downs of daily life are real treasures.
steadfast
Many children seem to love ____stories;
the more blood curdling the better.
gruesome
Lucinda was ____speechless by the applause she received for her presentation.
rendered
In spite of the advertising boast that the toy was ___, my little brother had it in pieces in no time.
indestructible
The mean and grouchy teacher __the students for shouting in the kinder yard during class time.
rebuked
Sometimes atheletes spend hours developing their bodies, but very little time developing their ____.
intellects
The colorful ______in braces allows kids to feel much more comfortable wearing them.
innovation
Reading is an ____part of the student's life, and it can also be interesting and downright enjoyable.
indispensable
Mickey became so ____during the scarier parts of the horror film that he screamed and yelled.
intense
Before they even met him, the students developed all kinds of ___
ideas about their new classmate when they found out that he had been in several TV commercials.
preconceived
The wobbly flying patterns of the little bird showed that it was really a ____on its first trip out of the nest.
fledgling
The congregation grew ______as Father's homily went on for an hour.
restive
The police use many _____methods to
watch the movements of known drug smugglers.
surveillance
Advertising medications on TV is very controversial, and drug companies have to make ____about the possible side effects of the drugs they are promoting.
disclosures
I was disappointed because the seats I wanted for the football game were ____,but the seats we got turned out to be very good.
unavailable
The President and Mrs. Bush hosted a dinner at the White House for the visiting ______who came to Washington for the inauguration.
dignitaries
When very good students become ____and think that they can easily ace their tests, their grades may soon drop.
complacent
The ___ in the class is that In and Out burgers should be served at their graduation dinner dance.
consensus
If my little brother drinks too much water before he goes to bed, he is ____to have an embarrassing accident.
apt
Even with the tremendous relief effort, it will take many months for Indonesia and Sri Lanka to recover from the ____caused by the tsunami.
tribulation
Many business were wiped out by the tsunami and the countries will have to ____their businesses and economies.
regenerate
Mellissa's art ___showed her talent and impressed the teachers who interviewed her for art school.
portfolio
The ___song and dance number was a great success and roused the audience to a standing ovation.
dynamic
Exercise that is too rigorous can be more ____than helpful.
injurious
Architects have to ___very precise drawings when they design buildings because the builders have to follow every detail.
execute
The driver was going the wrong way on a one way street in ____violation of the law, and the police were soon on his tail.
flagrant
The student's wishes to get better grades were ___because she did not translate the wishes into actions.
ineffectual