Dave's Choice Words: Exercise #149
Put the correct word's number in each box:
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.
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."
"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."
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