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  1. A good resume should list the applicant's full name and () at the very top of the first page. [residence, abode]
    address
  2. The Gettysburg () illustrates Lincoln's sense of responsibility for others.[speech, lecture, discouse]
    address
  3. Roosevelt () the job of president in 1901. [undertake, take on]
    assume(assumed)
  4. The criminal () the identity of a dead mechanic in an attempt to elude police. [put on, pretend, affect]
    assume(assumed)
  5. Roger always () the worst in people. [think, suppose, presume]
    assume(assumes)
  6. Mango trees grow rapidly and can () heights of up to 90 feet. [reach]
    attain
  7. James () national fame as a leading spokesman for human rights. [achieve, accomplish]
    attain(attained)
  8. Muhammad Ali () he was the greatest boxer to ever live. [brag, swagger]
    boaste(boasted)
  9. All of the lifeboats were filled to maximum (). [volume, dimensions]
    capacity
  10. Jefferson had a great () for leadership. [ability, flair, talent]
    capacity
  11. After three months of heavy warfarem the French army finally () victory to the Spaniards. [yield, surrender, relinquish]
    cede(ceded)
  12. Daniel () to go to the movie theater with her. [refuse, reject, dismiss]
    decline(diclined)
  13. The singer's popularity has been (). [decrease, fall, fail, weaken]
    decline(declining)
  14. Mary was () by most of her friends after she was found guilty in court.[abandon, forsake]
    desert(deserted)
  15. The moving men () the large cabinet so they could take it out the narrow door. [break apart, dismantle, take apart]
    disassemble(disassembled)
  16. The interior designer () the furniture to create a more inviting atmosphere. [array, arrange, order]
    dispose(disposed)
  17. Area residents can () their Christmas trees by dropping then off at the city's recycling center. [get rid of]
    dispose of
  18. Water can () even the hardest rock into dust. [wear away]
    erode
  19. Mr. Caldwell arrives () early at work to read the newspaper before the staff arrives. [reasonably, moderately, tolerably, pretty]
    fairly
  20. Judges are expected to conduct all cases (). [impartially]
    fairly
  21. The customer wanted () prints for her holiday photographs. [shiny, bright, glazed, lustrous]
    glossy
  22. Lawyers questioned the () for the judge's decision. [reasons, rationale, root, basis]
    grounds
  23. Clarity is a () of good writing. [feature, a distinguishing trait]
    hallmark
  24. Julia spent all day shopping with her sisters for the () wedding dress.[perfect, model, exemplary]
    ideal
  25. The physicist developed an (), purely mathematical model of cosmic light projection. [abstract, theoretical, hypothetical]
    ideal
  26. The first people to () Cuba were the Ciboney, a friendly tribe related to the Arawak.[lie, occupy, dwell]
    inhabit
  27. Brian deserves to get that promotion since he is a () worker. [diligent, industrious]
    laborious
  28. Although almost all the guests had left the party, Stephen () to talk to the host. [remain, stay, tarry]
    linger(lingered)
  29. Philip () over his work till late at night. [lag, procrastinate, loiter]
    linger(lingered)
  30. The reclusive celebrity () giving interviews and being photographed. [abhor, abominate, detest]
    loathe(loathes)
  31. Many insects () twigs or leaves for protection. [copy, imitate, echo]
    mimic
  32. Some treatments that have worked in the rat () have also been successful in humans. [specimen, prototype, example, pattern]
    model
  33. John () the planets with his telescope. [watch, perceive, notice]
    observe(observed)
  34. The Fosters () the tradition of a family get-together every last Saturday of the month. [conform, follow, comply]
    observe
  35. Fish and plankton are () in the sea. [abundant, bountiful, rich]
    plentiful
  36. Jessica was so () with her book that she lost track of time. [engrossed, absorbed]
    preoccupied
  37. Albert lost all of his () in the fire. [estate, havings, possession]
    property
  38. Prof.Kim was the first to explain to me the () of gas molecules. [character, charateristic, quality, feature]
    property(properties)
  39. Dercy had to see a therapist because he kept having () nightmares about drowning. [recurrent]
    recurring
  40. The problems of the educational system are deeply () in the lack of competent teachers. [ingrained, fixed, embedded]
    rooted
  41. The professor covered the subject () in class. [completely, perfectly, utterly, entirely]
    thoroughly

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