Vocabulary Test on The Gettysburg Address
In the numbered space, write the ONE word that BEST fits in ALL blanks in the sample sentences.
After a life of crime, the gang leader __ed his fortune to charity after his death.
Westminster Abbey is where British monarchs have been __ed for centuries.
The Loyola University Bulletin praises "institutions __ed for their classical learning."
The saint was so highly regarded that her mere presence was said to __ the building she inhabited.
Let us __ the issue into four main parts, each delegated to a committee.
"Oh that this too, too solid flesh would melt, / Thaw, and __ itself into a dew!" —Shakespeare, Hamlet
The police made a lot of noise and fuss but failed to __ the most obvious clues.
She was "quick to __ a shadow of pain across his pale features." —W. J. Locke
In the 18th century a mole on the face was so far from __ing from one's beauty that people pasted false moles on.
"Any attempt to give a rational proof of the mysteries of religion actually __s from faith." —Frank Thilly
The senator's __ to strike the bill's controversial language was accepted, and justice was returned to the back burner.
That there is life on other planets is quite an old __, at least as old as the seventeenth century.
The prisoners __ed all their thoughts to planning an escape.
Alice has been __ing only half of her energy to caring for Henry; the other half she spends fighting with him.
Sherburn said, "I'm tired of this, but I'll __ it until one o'clock. Till one o'clock, mind—no longer." Mark Twain
"There was never yet a philosopher / That could __ the toothache patiently." —Shakespeare, Much Ado about Nothing
"We Americans are __ed to improvement." —Louis Kronenberger
It is customary for an author to __ a book to some person whose influence or aid helped to bring it into existence.
"All too few of the British actresses . . . have received their __ of remembrance." —Saturday Review
Slaves who failed to produce the minimum __ of cotton at the end of the day were flogged.