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a sideways glance of disapproval or distrust
askance
The stray dog cast an ______ look toward the dog catcher.
a large desire for wealth; greed
avarice
The man's ______ caused him to be arrested for robbing the bank.
impossible to capture or enter by force
impregnable
The U.S. likes to believe that our country is _______ to terrorist attacks.
sad or depressed mood
melancholy
This rainy weather has left me down in the dumps. I hate being so ______.
to wipe out or remove completely; erase
obliterated
The force of impact in the car crash ______ his memory and left him with amnesia.
dangerously lacking in security or stability
precarious
My mother yelled at me to move away from the edge of the Grand Canyon because I was in a ______ situation.
widely or commonly occurring, existing, accepted, or practiced
prevalent
Although cell phones are banned from use during the school day, they are _____ at Marcus High School.
firm or determined; unwavering
resolute
My mother is _____ in her decision to ground me this weekend. There is no way I will be able to change her mind.
not moving or flowing; foul from lack of movement
stagnant
The pond has a foul smell because the water has been ____.
being beyond what is required or sufficient; excess
superfluous
That girl is wearing 55 pieces of jewelry. Her accessories are _______.