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  1. After working an entire month on the project, the group stepped back to see what they had (). [accomplish, perform, effect]
    achieve(d)
  2. The panel was firmly () by two large bolts. [hold in place, secure, fasten]
    anchor(ed)
  3. The world's increase in energy use can be () to the population growth. [ascribe, impute, refer]
    attribute(d)
  4. Jerry's vast experience is one of the most important () of his success.[quality, trait, characteristic, property]
    attribute(s)
  5. The gourmet cooks from Hong Kong are doing a () business in Chinatown. [active, vigorous, energetic, lively]
    brisk
  6. The Human Genome Project is a scientific initiative that seeks to () all genetic material in the human body. [classify, arrange, systematize]
    codify
  7. Pittman's () dealmaking helped make AOL a marketing powerhouse. [superb; complete]
    consummate
  8. The () from the mountain took a whole day.[falling]
    descent
  9. It was estimated that there were fifteen milion people of Spanish () in the region. [origin, blood, lineage]
    descent
  10. The rumor was () by word-of-mouth. [spread out, distribute, disperse, scatter]
    disseninate(d)
  11. The lawyer () recognition for his work with the poor.[acquire, attain, win]
    earn(ed)
  12. The () of Japan as a world power began in the early twentieth century. [rise, appearance, advent]
    emergence
  13. Freedom of information laws () access to government documents for researchers. [make more available (easier)]
    facilitate
  14. The current administration has decided to maintain the education tax in view of the () support for education. [passionate, ardent, earnest]
    fervent
  15. Mr. Parkinson sat down with his lawyer to go over the () points of the building contract. [slight, subtle, delicate; thin]
    fine
  16. The seemingly () affair turned into a major scandal. [trivial, trifling, petty, unimportant]
    frivolous
  17. There is a legend that () live in the red oak forests in California, where they hide from normal humans. [ogre]
    giant(s)
  18. The nineteenth century was the () of the British Empire. [a period of great achievement]
    golden age
  19. Charles () my hand and pulled me out of the oncoming car's path. [1.grip, clutch, grab, seize]
    grasp(ed)
  20. Few students could () Professor Benton's physics lecture. [2.catch, understand, comprehend, apprehend]
    grasp
  21. Police officers claim that they are () by regulations and paperwork. [ineffective, powerless; disabled, crippled, lame]
    hamstrung
  22. Teachers were upset about the school's almost () scheduling of classes. [random, casual, unplanned, chance]
    haphazard
  23. The referee, ruling that there was only () contact between the players, did not call a foul. [minor, secondary; accidental, casual]
    incidental
  24. President Richard M. Nixon () his new policy of 'Vietnamization'. [start, begin, originate, commence, inaugurate]
    initiate
  25. In their creative writing class, the students were told to () a story about dancing mosquitoes. [invent]
    make up
  26. Social workers deal with () issues concerning family health and children's well-being. [various, multiple, diverse]
    manifold
  27. Adolf Hitler tried unsuccessfully to () the Jewish race from the face of the Earth. [delete, erase, efface, eradicate, wipe out]
    obliterate
  28. The Great Depression was known as the longest and worst () of unemployment in American history. [time, age, era, epoch]
    period
  29. The Democrats thought Lincoln was () too drastically in his campaign against slavery. [advance, progress]
    proceed(ing)
  30. To () Blake Cobb's phone number, Lenny had to call twenty different people. [obtain, gain, secure, acquire]
    procure
  31. The first American to become a () sculptor was a woman, Patience Lovell Wright. [specialized, expert, adept]
    professional
  32. The use of robots may create () among human workers. [superfluity, extra capacity; wordiness]
    redundancy
  33. The truck driver was () for the terrible accident. [charged, liable, accountable, answerable]
    responsible
  34. Jack asked some (0 questions about where the waste is going. [keen, pointed, shrewd]
    sharp
  35. Korolev did not obscure the reasons for the () change in plans. [sudden, abrupt, rapid]
    sharp
  36. Joan and Roger looked for fruits that could () their meat diets. [add to]
    supplement
  37. The committee issued a () to its report in order to clear up unresolved questions. [extension, extra, addition]
    supplement
  38. The committee members () judgement for the time being.[1.defer, postpone, delay, procrastinate]
    suspend(ed)
  39. The labor union () its strike this morning. [2.interrup, cease, arrest, stop]
    suspend(ed)
  40. Michael () the mobile toy from the ceiling. [3.hang, dangle, sling]
    suspend(ed)
  41. The group members would put together solutions that were () to their individual problems. [adapted, fitted]
    tailored

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