Dave's Choice Words: Exercise #149
Put the correct word's number in each box:
"When I was 12, I had a horse," Sally recalled. "My father named him Mr. Piebald. The black and white splotches of Mr. Piebald's mottled coat reminded me of a jigsaw puzzle."
In 1902, no respectable woman would wear a . Only a streetwalker would show such cleavage and silhouette.
The company decided to build a message delivery system that employed cylindrical message containers propelled by air moving along tubes. They hired a expert to determine the air pressure necessary for the containers' smooth running.
"My 19-year-old son is a ," Sean said, defeated. "He has hair down to his waist, smokes at least one joint a day and carries a copy of The Communist Manifesto everywhere he goes. I guess I'll have to give him twenty years to reform. By the time he's 39, I bet he'll be one of the leaders of the Republican Party, just like his old man."
An ordinary man, wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death, would appear agitated—perhaps violently protesting his fate—but John exhibited a disposition. He stood self-possessed before the judge, coldly staring at Lady Justice's scale, unperturbed as a result of his belief that he would be vindicated on appeal.
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