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the highest point.
A perfect game is the_______of any pitcher's career in baseball
a quality or characteristics belonging to or associated with someone or something.
The_______i most admire in you is your willingness to give everyone's opinions a fair hearing.
to make something appear smaller than it is.
Candidates for public office may resort to negative ads that_______their opponents' records.
to transport, to transmit, to communicate.
Please_______our best wishes to your parents on their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.
a belief principle or teaching.
No two religions see eye to eye on every fine detail of_______.
to remove by cutting.
If you_______that irrelevant remark you will improve your essay.
foreign, charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual.
A recipe may call for_______herbs and spices that are difficult to obtain.
thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffering, wild-looking.
The_______ refugees were given food, clothing, and temporary shelter.
lively, easy, and carefree in manner, smart or trim in appearance.
I bought a_______ straw hat.
a joining together, the point at which two things are joined.
Our property ends at the_______of two stone walls.
lowly, humble, lacking importance or dignity.
During the Great Depression, people were thankful to have work of any kind, no matter how_______.
to ward off, fend off, deflect, evade, avoid.
An effective press secretary can______almost any question a reporter asks.
preying on, plundering, or piratical.
Owls and other______ birds play an the champion completely off guard.
to destroy, lay waste, ruin.
Swarms of locusts______the farmer's fields and orchards.
a way of holding the body.
A fashion model's_______is calculated to show off a designer's clothing to best advantage.
showy and flashy but lacking in good taste.
An excess of gold braid and glittery beads gave the costumes a_______ look.
a person who switches to an opposing side or party.
Strikers generally consider those workers who cross the picket lines to be______.
not putting on airs, unpretentious, modest.
Many celebrities remain______ despite their fame and wealth.
to roll about in a lazy, clumsy, or helpless way.
After a strenuous hike, I was too tired to do anything but_______ blissfully in a hot bath.
to move to and fro, become unsteady.
The committee_______ for several days before choosing the winner of the essay contest.