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n.1. the sharp striking of one thing against another.
2. instruments that make sound when struck
the familiar _________ of wood on leather let us know that baseball practice has begun.
_________ in an orchestra includes drum, cymbals, tympani, xylophone, and piano
adj.1. lasting for an indefinetly long time.
2. continuing regularly.
3. living longer than 2 years, said especially of plants.
Mother Goose rhymes have remained ________ favorites with children.
A _______ remark or parents is "things were different when i was your age."
________ shrubss like roses and lilacs satisfy gardeners not only because they smell good, but also because they grow for many years.
tr.v. to penetrate through spaces; to spread throughout.
pollution from automobiles and smokestacks __________ the air in manu cities, causing health problems for people and contributing to the deterioration of the environment.
intr.v. to hold fast to a task or purpose despite handicaps or obstacles.
Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman doctor in the united states, __________ despite ridicule and exclusion from the medical profession.
tr.v. to postpone; to delay.
intr.v. to yield respectfully to the opinion or will of another.
schools and colleges sometimes _______ admission, accepting students later in the year.
when the rabbits in Watership Down plan their escape, they ______ to Hazel, the wisest rabbit or warren.
adj. tending to delay or to postpone
In one of Aesops fablesm the _________ hare loses the race to the persevering tortoise.
n. exited feelings of pride, triumph, or happiness
Many Americans felt _______ when two Apollo astronauts took their first steps on the moon in 1969.
tr.v.1.To use available evidence to form a conclusion.
2. to guess
the jury ________ from the testimony that the defendant was guilty
you can't ______ that people have talent just because they are celebrities.