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504 essential words absolutely
504 essential words absolutely
504 essential words absolutely
desert; leave without planning to come back; quit
his family, the police went looking for him.
The soldier could not
his friends who were hurt in battle.
Because Rose was poor, she had to
her idea of going to college.
sharp; eager; intense; sensitive
knife cut through the meat.
My dog has a
sense of smell.
mind pleased all his teachers.
afraid that the one you love might prefer someone else; wanting what someone else has
A detective was hired by the
widow to find the boyfriend who had abandoned* her.
Although my neighbor just bought a new car, I am not
, Mona would not let her boyfriend dance with any of the cheerleaders.
ability to say the right thing
My aunt never hurts anyone's feelings because she always
use of tact
, Janet was able to calm her jealous* husband.
Your friends will admire you if you
A promise that something is true; a curse
The president will take the
of office tomorrow.
In court, the witness took an
that he would tell the whole truth.
When Terry discovered that he had been abandoned,* he let out an angry
empty; not filled
Someone is planning to build a house on that
I put my coat on that
When the landlord broke in, he found that apartment
something that is hard to bear; difficulty
The fighter had to face many
before he became champion.
Abe Lincoln was able to overcome one
On account of
, Bert was let out of the army to take care of his sick mother.
brave; showing respect for women
The pilot swore a
oath* to save his buddy.
knights entered the contest to win the princess.
Ed is so
that he always gives up his subway seat to a woman.
about the bank robbery were given to the F.B.I.
After studying the
, we were able to finish our report.
Unless you are given all the
, you cannot do the math problem.
not used to something
Coming from Alaska, Claude was
to Florida's heat.
The king was
to having people disobey him.
as he was to exercise, Vic quickly became tired.
a man who has not married
My brother took an oath* to remain a
In the movie, the married man was mistaken for a
Before the wedding, all his
friends had a party.
become fit; show that you are able
I am trying to
for the job that is now vacant.*
Since Pauline can't carry a tune, she is sure that she will never
for the Girls' Chorus.
You have to be taller than 5'5" to
as a policeman in our town.
a dead body, usually of a person
When given all the data* on the
, the professor was able to solve the murder.
was laid to rest in the vacant* coffin.
An oath* of revenge was sworn over the
by his relatives.
Tris could not
his love for Gloria.
the corpse* in his castle.
The money was so cleverly
that we were forced to abandon* our search for it.
dark and depressing
When the weather is so
, I sometimes stay in bed all day.
I am unaccustomed* to this
reports of the election came in, the senator's friends tactfully* made no mention of them.
It was a great hardship* for the men to live through the
winter at Valley Forge.
The jealous* bachelor* was treated in a
manner by his girlfriend.
Inside the butcher's freezer the temperature was
the frigid* part of Alaska.
Because Sidney qualified,* he was allowed to
the vacant* apartment.
Many crimes are committed each year against those who
the slum area of our city. 6.
without the power of feeling; deadened
My fingers quickly became
in the frigid* room.
feeling came over Mr. Massey as he read the telegram.
When the nurse stuck a pin in my
leg, I felt nothing.
The hunter was abandoned* by the natives when he described the
that lay ahead of them.
There is great
in trying to climb the mountain.
Our library is filled with stories of
lie down; stretch out; lean back
Richard likes to
in front of the television set.
on her right arm for an hour, Maxine found that it had become numb.*
My dog's greatest pleasure is to
by the warm fireplace.
when she discovered the corpse.*
With a loud
, Ronald fled from the room.
Facing the peril* of the waterfall, the boatman let out a terrible
evil; wicked; dishonest; frightening
plot to cheat the widow was uncovered by the police.
When the bank guard spied the
-looking customer, he drew his gun.
I was frightened by the
shadow at the bottom of the stairs.
try to get someone to do something; test; invite
A banana split can
me to break my diet.
The sight of beautiful Louise
the bachelor* to change his mind about marriage.
Your offer of a job
I lost a small
on the Super Bowl.
After winning the
, Tex treated everyone to free drinks.
It is legal to make a
in the state of Nevada.
usual; of a kind
The sinister* character in the movie wore a
costume, a dark shirt, loud tie, and tight jacket.
The horse ran its
race, a slow start and a slower finish, and my uncle lost his wager.*
of the latecomer to conceal* the real cause of his lateness.
the least possible amount; the lowest amount
Studies show that adults need a
of six hours sleep.
charge for a telephone, even if no calls are made, is about $60 a month.
Congress has set a
wage for all workers.
hard to get; rare
Chairs that are older than one hundred years are
Because there is little moisture in the desert, trees are
are good cooks?
once a year; something that appears yearly or lasts for a year
convention of musicians takes place in Hollywood.
The publishers of the encyclopedia put out a book each year called an
Plants that live only one year are called
win over to do or believe; make willing
him to give up his bachelor* days and get married?
No one could
the captain to leave the sinking ship.
jesse that she was in real danger.
necessary; very important
items in the cake are flour, sugar, and shortening.
that we follow the road map.
Several layers of thin clothing are
to keeping warm in frigid* climates.
mix together thoroughly; a mixture
The colors of the rainbow
into one another.
of fine products will result in delicious food.
the potatoes together, they come out very smooth.
able to be seen
The ship was barely
through the dense fog.
Before the stars are
, the sky has to become quite dark.
You need a powerful lens to make some germs
Because diamonds are scarce* they are
Margarine is much less
dress created a great deal of excitement at the party.
was noted when she was in first grade.
Feeling that he had the essential*
, Carlos tried out for the school play.
Hard work can often make up for a lack of
think out; plan; invent
a scheme for entering the bank at night.
I would like to
a method for keeping my toes from becoming numb* while I am ice skating.
If we could
a plan for using the abandoned* building, we could save thousands of dollars.
in large quantity; less than retail in price
price of milk is six cents a quart lower than retail.
Many people were angered by the
slaughter of birds.
By buying my eggs
I save fifteen dollars a year.