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n) an unprovoked attack or warlike act
AGGRESSION

(grad/gress)
Shelling the fort was an act of ___.
adj) happening every two years
BIENNIAL

(ann/enn)
The ___ will bloom only once every two years.
v) to end; finish; decide; deduce; determine
CONCLUDE

(claus/clave/clove/clud/clus)
It is time ___ the matter and go on.
v) to set apart for a deity or special purpose; consecrate; devote
DEDICATE

(dict)
Authors will often ___ a book to a friend.
n) person or thing different from others of its class; case in which the rule does not apply
EXCEPTION

(cap/ceive/cept/cip)
Almost every spelling rule has a(n) ___.
n) one who does business for another; agent; any of the conditions that bring about a result
FACTOR

(fac)
Low oil prices were only one ___ in causing a failing economy.
n) physical or legal harm or damage to person or property
INJURY

(jud/juris/jus)
A serious ___ can cause death in some cases.
adj) intricate; involved; rolled up or curled in a spiral; rolled inward at the edges
INVOLVUTE

(volu/volv)
The appearance of the leaf was ___.
n) undernourishment from insufficient food or improper diet
MALNUTRITION

(mal)
Not eating correctly can cause ___.
n) original, first copy (written by hand)
MANUSCRIPT

(manu + scribe/script)
The author's ____ was lost in the mail.
n) remainder; what is left after part is removed
MILLEPEDE

(ped/pus)
The ___ walked up the wall with ease.
adj) essential; required; indispensible; inevitable
NECESSARY

(cede/ceed/cess)
Normally it is ___ to eat in order to live.
n) a trimming, cleaning, ect. of the toenails
PEDICURE

(ped/pus + cur)
Barefooted folks could benefit from a(n) ___.
n) social function for receiving guests; reproductive quality of incoming signals
RECEPTION

(cap/ceive/cept/cept/cip)
The wedding ___ was held in the garden.
n) remainder; what is left after part is removed
RESIDUE

(sed/sess/sid)
There was a thick ___ at the bottom of the sink.
n) any straight line interesting a curve at two or more points
SECANT

(sec/sect)
The ___ is common fuction in trigonometry.
v) lure; lead astray; persuade to do something disloyal or disobedient
SEDUCE

(duc)
The villain tried to ___ the heroine but failed.
adj) perseverance; firmness of hold; persistence
TENACITY

(tain/ten/tin)
A bulldog is known for its ___.
n) the curved path of something hurtling through space
TRAJECTORY

(jac/ject)
A varmint rifle has a flat ____ for better accuracy.
adj) agreeing completely; united in opinion
UNANIMOUS

(ANIMA)
For ince the legislature made a(n) ___ decision.