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Deciduous trees go _____________ in the winter.
dormant
__________________ your thirst with ice cold water.
Quench
She heard a _____________ and thought the baby was crying.
whimper
The ___________ truck picked up the garbage.
sanitation
Show your _________ when you are given a gift.
gratitude
He tried to __________ the puppy into the cage.
coax
The man put a _____________ on the dog so it could not bite.
muzzle
Mom said she would _____________ new clothes so the kids could get shoes.
sacrifice
Hazel was ___________________ when she was told she won the award.
dumbfounded
Along the river's edge, the __________________soil produced good crops.
fertile
She found the toy in the park apparently ___________________ by a child.
abandoned
When we heard a ________________, we ran to see what was happening.
commotion
With a sense of _________________, Mark raced to finish the work.
urgency
When her kitten died, she ___________________ for weeks.
grieved
Sally thought the _____________ of the litter was the cutest.
runt
With a ______________look on his face, Old Dan wondered if Billy understood.
querying
The law says we should drive 30 mph through a _______________ neighborhood.
residential
Sam saw a deer running through the _________________.
timbers
Billy was afraid the ________________ mountain lion would attack his dogs.
vicious
The _________________ coons wrestled in the snow.
wily
He achieved his goal by maintaining his ________________.
persistence
A crew lifted the ________________ vessel from the ocean floor.
submerged
It seemed like an ____________________ for her birthday finally arrived.
eternity
Gypsy the cat ___________________ at the mouse toy.
lunged
The magazine had to _______________ publication because of false advertising.
cease
When Lucas was outside in the cold for too long, his fingers became ________.
numb
Do your parents _________________ of you skate boarding without a helmet?
approve
Her ________________ showed as she approached the microphone without fear.
confidence
It was a goofy ______________ to wear rings on her toes, but she did it anyway.
fad
As the car rolled downhill, it gained _________________________.
momentum
A large ___________________ tree shaded the front yard.
sycamore
She was ___________________ when she thought she saw a ghost.
quivering
We saw a bear ___________________ through garbage at the camp.
prowling
The cheerleader was ___________________ and could do the splits easily.
limber
The little girl ____________ her brother when she teased him about his girlfriend.
riled
The hot __________________ sand burned his feet.
desert
She __________________ walked into the kitchen and snatched a cookie.
nonchalantly
Betty was in a ___________________ when her babysitter did not show up.
predicament
When you give someone a _______________ compliment, they trust your word.
sincere
The teenager became ________________ when she could not go to the movies.
belligerent
The sailor pulled the rope ________________ to keep the boat against the dock.
taut
If you work extra hard, you may _______________ your own expectations.
surpass
The climber __________________ up the mountainside.
clambered
The _______________ from the stranger made the woman uncomfortable.
leer
Do not ________________ the success of a person who has worked hard.
begrudge
Maybelle had such a pleasant _______________________ we all liked her.
disposition
After the tornado, the family had to clean up the __________________.
debris
Her ________________ spread after her song played on the radio.
fame
A rusty nail was __________________________ from the old board.
protruding
Grandpa sold the _______________ to buyers who wanted to make fur coats.
pelts
The community donated items to the family after the _________________.
tragedy
If you want to __________________ termites, you must spray your house.
eliminate
The ornithologist saw a ____________________ in the tree by the lake.
kingfisher
When her sister was one hour late, she became __________________ about her.
concerned
The memorial service was a ___________________ occasion.
solemn
He felt like a __________________ when he won his first race.
champion
The __________________ heat made us want to go inside to cool off.
searing
It is always darkest before the ____________________.
dawn
After a long, unsuccessful hunt, the dogs looked __________________.
haggard
Billy felt a sense of _________________ when he caught his first coon.
pride
A feeling of ________________ swept over him when he thought he lost his dog.
despair
When the twins heard their mom coming, they tried to _______________ to bed.
scramble
Grandmother _______________ cleaned the house before company came.
swiftly
Evil words can become the ________________ of a group of friends.
scourge
The colonists ________________ when the king raised their taxes.
rebelled
We watched in awe as the ____________ ballerina danced across the stage.
lithe
To frighten away ___________________ animals, the snake emits an odor.
predatory
The animal's _________________ were hanging from its injured belly.
entrails
Javin looked _________________ when the goblin jumped out from the bush.
petrified
The ________________ appearance of the wound upset the doctor.
ghastly
Mr. Johnson went __________________ when someone ran into his car.
berserk