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  1. The patient was found wandering () around the hospital. [without purpose, purposelessly]
    aimlessly
  2. Johnson () with hundreds of political organizations to form the new democratic party. [confederate, affiliate, associate]
    ally(allied)
  3. Nancy was grateful to an () reader for some helpful comments. [unnamed, unknown, innominate]
    anonnymous
  4. Michelle had probably not () such results. [foresee, predict, expect, forecast]
    anticipate(anticipated)
  5. The tumulus yielded various () sculpture and porcelain. [primitive, ancient; antiquated, antique]
    archaic
  6. A highly skilled work force is an asset to a country's economy. [advantage, resource, benefit]
    asset
  7. Allen's () today seems a little bit strange. [conduct]
    behavior
  8. Buddhists see the attainment of perfection as a struggle requiring () effort. [constant, uninterrupted, eternal]
    ceaseless
  9. America was () by the diversity of those who settled in the country. [alter, vary, turn, convert, metamorphose]
    change(changed)
  10. The president has a typical opinion of what the () of neutral nations should do. [ally, alliance, confederation]
    confederacy
  11. When heated to a very high temperature, hydrogen can be used to () steel. [sever, chop]
    cut
  12. If people suffer from a mental (), they can become unstable. [agitation, disorder, confusion]
    disturbance
  13. Dr.Magness further () the topic of his lecture on mink farming through a series of examples. [clarify, clear up, enlighten, shed light on]
    elucidate(elucidated)
  14. The () of genetically modified organisms into the food supply has many American citizens extremely worried. [invasion, intrusion]
    encroachment
  15. Rene Callie was a 27-year-old man who was enticed by the mysterious legend. [allure, tempt, seduce]
    entice(enticed)
  16. Larry mentioned it so () that I couldn't understand the exact meaning. [ambiguously]
    equivocally
  17. The Europeans proceeded to buy out, (), or push out the Indians. [extirpate, annihilate, eradicate]
    exterminate
  18. To prepare for war, the general had his men () the walls of the fort. [strengthen, reinforce]
    fortify
  19. Istanbul was () known as Constantinople. [previously, before, earlier, once]
    formerly
  20. While receiving () from some laws, diplomats are subject to prosecution if they commit a criminal offense. [exemption, impunity]
    immunity
  21. New York State has taken measures to () its education system. [enhance, refine, enrich, better, ameliorate]
    improve
  22. (), the decision was considered a mistake.
    In retrospect
  23. Peter () the fact that he borrowed $1,000 from Jane. [forget]
    lose sight of
  24. Learning the everyday () of life in a new culture is part of what newcomers to America face.
    nuts and bolts
  25. The captain and his men were () to return to the Virginia settlements. [allow, let]
    permit(permitted)
  26. The achievement of () equality is unrealistic. [fundamental, basic]
    radical
  27. () social change came about when a revolutionary consciousness was developed. [extreme, drastic, revolutionary]
    radical
  28. Although good friends in high school, James and Mike () see each other these days. [extremely seldom, infrequently]
    rarely
  29. The vegetation is () near the summit. [scanty, meager, scarce, limited]
    sparse
  30. Sonya hates chopping onions because they make her eyes (). [smart, hurt]
    sting
  31. The government spent more omney on public works to () the economic recovery. [assist, back, advocate]
    support
  32. Frank () himself in college by working as a bartender. [maintain, sustain, provide for, take care of]
    support(supported)
  33. The ongoing restructuring programs must soon produce () results. [material, concrete, real, substantial]
    tangible
  34. Hoover had () a great many hardships in his life. [endure, stand]
    tolerate(tolerated)
  35. The firemen () their hoses at the burning building. [aim, head]
    train
  36. Kate praised his () attitude. [clear, distinct, definite]
    unambiguous
  37. In traditional communities, fashion is () unknown. [in effect, practically]
    virtually
  38. The oldest firestone, () 10,000 years old, comes from Belgium. [nearly, almost]
    virtually
  39. Taiwan's government was () of becoming economically dependednt on a political rival. [distrustful, cautious, heedful, alert]
    wary
  40. Adam's latest book contained a () of information on constitutional theory. [affluence, abundance, profusion]
    wealth
  41. To prevent frostbite, those exposed to extreme cold are advised to () their fingers and to increase blood circulation. [move up and down, move from side to side, wriggle]
    wiggle

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