unfavorable, negative, hostile, working against
Some people suffer an ___________ reaction if they eat peanut butter or anything with peanuts.
extremely dry, dull, uninteresting
Although California leads the nation in farming, crops won't grow in its most _______________ regions.
a person who attacks violently with blows or words
The jogger was injured by an unknown ____________ who left him immobile at the side of the road.
a large wave, to rise or swell like a wave
The ocean ____________ rose and fell, attracting the most daring surfers.
Fans cheered enthusiastically when they saw their team's flags _________________ over the stadium.
to meet face-to-face, especially as a challenge, come to grips with
In court, defendants can _______________ their accusers in a controlled setting.
to force, compel, to restrain or hold back
You can't ____________ me against my will.
to handle or use skillfully, to manage or control for personal gain or advantage
Scientists should not ______________ data.
the greatest possible amount or degree
This postage scale can weigh a _______________ of only five pounds.
a person who does imitations, to imitate, to make fun of
Troy can _____________ mimic any accent he hears.
to wrinkle, make uneven, to annoy, upset, material used for trimming edges, a ripple, a low drumbeat
His wisecracks always _______________ my feelings.
My favorite pillow has a velvet ________________.
peaceful, calm, free of emotional upset, clear and free of storm, majestic, grand
She stayed _______________ in the face of chaos.
embarrassed, resembling a sheep in meekness, timid
His ______________ grin made the crowds cheer all the more for his unlikely victory.
the strength needed to keep going or overcome physical or mental strain; staying power
Marathon runners need a great deal of ______________ to cover the many miles.
belonging to the same period of time as oneself, a person of the same time
His novel used a ________________ style but had a historical setting.
Rather than ask parents for help, teens often turn to a ______________ for advice.
to portray, to represent or show in the form of a picture
The painter chose to _______________ a plain prairie landscape using bold colors and shadows.
fair-minded, free from selfish motives, indifferent
A judge must remain ______________ in order to render an evenhanded and logical decision.
to encircle, go or reach around, to enclose, to include with a certain group
Oceans ________________ about 3/4s of the surface of our plant.
without any good reason or cause, unjustified
Kate's ______________ fear of hurting herself during exercise has left her weak and out of shape.
a person who pretends to be what he or she is not or better than he or she really is; a two-faced person
The speaker who said one thing but did something else entirely was regarded as a ___________________.
impossible to understand
Our school's intercom system is so old that this morning's announcements were almost ______________________.