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(v) to devote or surrender (oneself) to something habitually or obsessively.

(n)one obsessed/devoted to habit.
ADDICT

(DICT)
Someone enslaved by habit is often a(n) ___ .
(v) to give life or motion to; to inspire

(a) living
ANIMATE

(ANIMA)
A cartoonist will often ___ his figures with gestures or facial expressions.
(n) an investment yielding fixed payments, especially yearly.
ANNUITY

(ANN/ENN)
Prudent men establish a(n) ___ for retirement.
(n) any two-footed aminal
BIPED

(PED/PUS)
The track of a(n) ___ reveals only one set of prints.
(v) to encircle; encompass; trace a line around; to limit
CIRCUMSCRIBE

(SCRIBE/SCRIPT)
It is best to ___ a specific area when playing marbles or hide and seek.
(n) a monastery or convent
CLOISTER

(CLAUS/CLAVE
CLOSE/CLUD/CLUS)
People who live in a(n) ___ are not often seen by those living on the outside.
(a) helpful; contributive; leading or tending to
CONDUCIVE

(DUC)
A million dollar inheritance was ___ to his early retirement.
(a) twisted; coiled; spiraled
CONVOLUTED

(VOLU/VOLV)
The snail shell has a(n) ___ pattern to it.
(a) eager to know and learn; unusual or odd
CURIOUS

(CUR)
A cat is reputed to be a(n) ___ creature.
(v) delude; mislead; to make one believe what is not true
DECEIVE

(CAP/CEIVE/CEPT/CIP)
Satan attempts to ___ men into thinking evil is harmless or even good.
(v) to cut apart piece by piece; examine closely
DISSECT

(SEC/SECT)
In Biology class it is customary to ___ a frog.
(a) easy; not hard to do; fluent; moves or works quickly and easily
FACILE

(FAC/FECT/FIC)
The musician had a(n) ___ hand which made his expertness appear easy.
(n) the degree of slope; a slope
GRADIENT

(GRAD/GRESS)
A(n) ___ over 7% is considered rather steep.
(v) to show to be right or correct; to free from blame; absolve; to give good reasons for
JUSTIFY

(JUD/JURIS/JUS)
A criminal usually tries to ___ his action with some excuse.
(n) sickness; disease; an ailment
MALADY

(MAL)
Smallpox is a(n) ___ which is almost defeated.
(a) chief; head; first in rank or importance
PRINCIPAL

(CAP/CEIVE/CEPT/CIP)
The ___ person in charge usually holds the highest rank.
(v) to advance or go on, especially after stopping
PROCEED

(CEDE/CEED/CESS)
It is often difficult to ___ on a hike after a relaxing noon rest.
(v) to refuse to take; decline; discard; throw out
REJECT

(JAC/JECT)
The best action is to ___ an offer of a ride from a stranger.
(n) a grant of money from the government as aid
SUBSIDY

(SED/SESS/SID)
A business which accepts a(n) ___ is not practicing free enterprise.
(n) the holding or length of holding property or office
TENURE

(TAIN/TEN/TIN)
His normal ___ as president was cut short by extenuating circumstances.