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  1. Brown bears are, for such huge beasts, amazingly (). [quick, nimble, light]
    Agile
  2. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the apartment provided () space for Soren and his sister. [sizable, large, spacious, vast]
    Ample
  3. Richard stocks his refrigerator with an () supply of food and beverages for unexpected guests. [plentiful, abundant]
    Ample
  4. The committee modified the rule (). [randomly]
    Arbitrarily
  5. John was hired because his past work () his skill. [confirm, support, prove]
    Attest
  6. Mary and Alice are going to () the old accounting firm. [separate from, discontinue an association]
    Break with
  7. The crystal glass shone with (). [radiance]
    Brightness
  8. The log cabin () up images of the rugged pioneer days. [recall]
    Conjure(conjures)
  9. Matthew () Sarah to care for his little daughter when he is away. [implore, supplicate]
    Conjure(conjured)
  10. Unable to () an excuse, Sarah did not respond. [invent, concoct, improvise]
    Contrive
  11. All Mike can do is to show the () of his words and actions. [agreement, conformity, harmony]
    Correspondence
  12. CNN reported the results of the () between Bush and Blair in an official statement. [communication, exchange of letters]
    Correspondence
  13. Eisenhower could not convert personal loyalty into () support for his party. [lasting, enduring, constant]
    Durable
  14. Johnny's role in the play is one of Snow White's seven (). [pygmy]
    Dwarf(dwarfs)
  15. Artist Vincent Van Gogh was known for his () personality. [puzzling , mysterious, cryptic, perplexing]
    Enigmatic
  16. Plants and animals are becoming () at the fastest rate ever known in human history. [died out, vanished, defunct]
    Extinct
  17. The Republicans () stories to depict Buchanan as a traitor. [make, build, construct]
    Fabricate(fabricated)
  18. As () of paint were falling in sections from the old ceiling, Harrison decided to repaint the entire room. [fragment, bit, chip]
    Flake(flakes)
  19. Noise pollution causes a lot of physical and psychological (). [damage, mischief, detriment]
    Harm
  20. The army killed thousands of () civilians. [sinless, blameless, guiltless]
    Innocent
  21. Jane met her boyfriend Tom () one of her swimming lessons. [during]
    In the course of
  22. The effort to impeach the president was made (). [unsuccessfully]
    In vain
  23. The assembly's decisions were largely () because the president held most of the power. [unimportant, insignificant, petty, trifling]
    Inconsequential
  24. James Joyce decided to () Dublin in pursuit of his art. [depart]
    Leave
  25. When Jeremiah sits deep in contemplation, it is easy to () his pose to that of Rodin's sculpture 'The Thinker.' [compare, equate, match, parallel]
    Liken
  26. The slave was () unable to speak a word for himself. [really, actually]
    Literally
  27. The union's () demands allowed for a quick resolution with the company. [gentle, temperate, reasonable]
    Moderate
  28. Nixon was convinced that the antiwar movement () the war. [extend, lengthen, protract]
    Prolong(prolonged)
  29. Calgon Carbon Corp. is a maker of air and water () materials. [clear, purge, cleanse]
    Purify(purifying)
  30. It seems () to be tough on habitual criminals. [rational, logical, sensible]
    Reasonable
  31. Any grain that's not () or polished has health benefits. [purified, clarified, distilled]
    Refined
  32. Americans must () a copy of their tax forms from the previous three years. [keep, maintain, preserve]
    Retain
  33. Argyrodite is a relatively () mineral that is found only in Germany and adjoining countries. [rare, sparse, scant, deficient]
    Scarce
  34. The professor explained to the class that certain subject matter was outside the () of the course. [extent, range]
    Scope
  35. Henry used to wear the () old hat when he worked he worked in the corn field. [ragged, beggarly, poor]
    Shabby
  36. The rock star's popularity was (). [lasting for only a short period]
    Short-lived
  37. One wonders when the two Koreas will finally sign a treaty to () their alliance. [unify, consolidate]
    Solidify.
  38. The Chickasaw Indians lived in () wooden houses. [strong, sturdy, solid]
    Substantial
  39. A () number of adults become single parents as a result of divorce. [significant, noticeable, considerate]
    Substantial
  40. The hotel rooms are () during the winter months because the cold weather deters tourism. [empty, void, unoccupied]
    Vacant
  41. The once great chief is now a () old man. [shriveled, withered, shrunken]
    Wizened
  42. Mr. Gipson was transferred to the Panama Canal () as an executive officer. [area, region]
    zone

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