The aspiring candidate’s performance in the debate all but ____ any hope he may have had of winning the election.
She is the most ____ person I have ever met, seemingly with an endless reserve of energy.
In spite of the (1) ____ vista of the country, dismantled by war and its development clogged by illiteracy, locals like to (2) ____ their nationalism.
Liharev flirts with being both a nihilist and an atheist during his life, yet he never does ____ faith in God.
Existentialism can be used to (1) ____ evil: if one does not like the rules of society and has no conscience, he may use existentialism as a means of (2) ____ a set of beliefs that are (3) ____ to him but injurious to others.
These categories amply point out the (1)__ desire that people have to express themselves and the cleverness they display in that expression; who would have believed that the drab, (2) ____ DMV would become the (3) ____ such creativity?
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This argues well that Erikson exercised less free will than Warner; for even though Erikson was aware that he was misdirected, he was still unable to ____ free will.
Located amidst the colossal green hills, what might have otherwise been a (1)___ airfield in (2)___ part of the North assumed the overtones of the battlefield.
a war torn
Though most explicitly sexist words have been replaced by gender-neutral terms, sexism thrives in the ____ of many words.
We landed at the airport with (1)___ notions of the country as (2)___ country where many parents are alleged to have sold their children in exchange for food.
Man is violent; therefore, any theory of conflict resolution between nations that (1)___ to account for this is (2)__ flawed.
Ironically, the foreign affairs policies of democracies are more likely to meet with protests than similar policies of totalitarian regimes because a democracy is ____ protest; whereas in a totalitarian regime, no one is listening.
Although the buildings and streets of this small beach town appear (1) ____, the property values are quite (2) ____.
Though he claimed the business was (1)___, his irritability (2)___ that claim.
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The rules of engagement for United Nations troops stationed in Bosnia prohibit deadly force unless all ____ actions have be exhausted.
Despite its lofty goal—truth—many scholars maintain that law as a ____ is a highly regulated street fight.
Some argue that American politics have become so (1) ____ that politicians will argue merely to gain power, and the subject of debate is often (2) ____. The vigorous dispute over where to place a comma in the Republican platform, for example, was motivated not by any significant change in meaning but by a desire not to show any (3) ____ to the other side.
The citizenry had become so (1) ____ by the president’s (2) ____ that the latest financial scandal did not even make the front page of the newspapers.
In these politically correct times, it has become ____ to discuss certain subjects at all.
Although the stock market has experienced strong (1) ____ in the past two years, there have been short periods in which the market has (2) ____ precipitously.
Her ____ attitude toward child-rearing was complemented with plenty of love.
The interviewer was startled to hear the otherwise gracious author make the ____ remark: “My novels are too sophisticated for the American public.”
The judge openly associated with racist organizations; nevertheless, he showed no ____ in his decisions during his career.
The condemnatory (1) ____ of critics directed toward Steven Spielberg’s latest film attests to the fact that the pretentious critics have lost sight of the purpose of movies: (2) ____.
Suicide is the outcome of man’s difficulty to ____ himself in society, so he does not feel isolated.
It is a situation with a hard, practical edge which raises issues of life-threatening (1)___. Therefore, it demands to be addressed with cool, clear-headed (2)___.
The general accused the senator of naiveté for ____ that air strikes alone could stop the aggressors.
Hundreds of citizens showed up to (1)____ the planning commission’s master plan for regional centers, claiming that adding 800,000 additional people to the metro area by the year 2020 would cause (2)__ and gridlock.
Though ____ toward his own material needs, he was always magnanimous toward others.
The intelligence community should not be (1)____ for not foreseeing the fall of the Soviet Union; even Hedrick Smith, author of The Russians, stated in 1986 that the Soviet Union is the world’s most (2)___ society.
Although prices (1) ____ during the fuel shortage, the suppliers actually saw (2)___ in profits.
In the 1950s, integration was (1) ____ to most Americans; now, however, most Americans accept it as (2) ____.
A more admirable character would have been one who overcame his (1) ____ impulses and became good; rather than one who merely lacked the (2) ____ to be bad.
Although World War II ended more than half a century ago, Russia and Japan still have not signed a formal peace treaty; and both countries have been (1) ____ to develop more (2) ____ relations.
Some are born with a (1)___ to commit suicide, whereas some commit suicide because they are unable to bear (2)___ changes in their lives.
Today, plastic has proved to be a (1)___ to the environment; the world over, steps are being taken to ban the (2)___ and non-recyclable material, which has silently taken over our lives.
Despite its (1) ____ and safety in treating some of the most incapacitating forms of depression and anxiety, it has not been widely (2) ____.
Despite her age, she has a silly and ____ sense of humor.
There are different and (1) ____ versions about what happened in the city, but one thing is certain: it a dastardly act that must be condemned (2) ____.
By (1)____ celebrities from the sports, entertainment, or business arenas, the show narrates the stories of the (2)____ newsmakers from all walks of life.
Behind their strange appearance and (1)____ for carrion, which has long singled them out for fear and loathing, hyenas present a (2)____ society in which females dominate.
At the cutting edge of research, scientists are developing new sunscreens of both ____ and internal varieties.
Although the AIDS epidemic is in the limelight, there is a silent killer (1)___ through India, killing more people than AIDS itself. The (2)___ is that, unlike AIDS, this disease is easily cured.
Knowing that she was overshadowed by many other actors, Julianne recognized that she was indulging in a bit of ____ when she wondered whether Michael was the greatest living actor.
Their courage is only ____; a small show of strength is enough to call their bluff.