To add insult to injury, he further ABASED her by throwing the report at her in the presence of the rest of the staff.
The writer felt ABASHED seeing the amount of attention he was receiving.
He ABDICATED his entire estate and retired into the forest, spending the rest of his life in a log cabin.
Normally a calm and steady worker, recently Jim's behavior has been noted to be ABERRANT.
But these rights of adulthood are in ABEYANCE during tehe period of pupilage or nonage.
To save his skin, he simply ABJURED every statement they had made, humbling under their pressure.
But this ABNEGATION of responsibility is bringing with it the anrachy, chaos, and violence in society.
He has such a loathsome personality that any sane person would ABOMINATE him.
The builder explained that the material was ABRASIVE and hence would easily crumble to powder.
The key issues are listed below in an ABRIDGED version of the mail sent to him.
It was Abraham Lincoln who took the initiative to ABROGATE slavery in America.
The doctor explained that the planned ABSCISSION of the patient's toe was a necessary amputation to save his life from the spreading infection.
The culprit is said to be ABSCONDING with the bank robbery proceeds.
On every Tuesday of the month, Jim ABSTAINS from consuming meat and alcohol.
Roderick chooses to remain ABSTEMIOUS when the rest of his colleagues meet up for drinks.
Spiritual ascetics preach a complete ABSTINANCE from the pleasures of world.
It's clever, fun and makes a fairly ABSTRUSE point very neatly for even the most inexperienced to understand.
A gravel terrace ABUTS the rear of the main house with a further brick path to the side of the farmhouse kitchen.
Shelly ACCEDED to the request of Jill and stayed back for group study.
The cliff-top at Skorda is easily ACCESSIBLE through a ski lift.
Today a trendy cellphone is not just a gadget, but also a fashion ACCESSORY to flaunt in public.
It is delightfully situated on a bold ACCLIVITY, one mile east of the church, looking down on the village.
She has been winning many ACCOLADES for her achievements.
The talks between the two Presidents led to an ACCORD with a number of new agreements being signed by the two countries.
Just as she was emerging from the bank, two men ACCOSTED her, grabbed her handbag, and made off in a waiting car.
Her primary job was to fashionably ACCOUTER the women in the royal household.
There was no point in attempting ACCRETION of more wealth when he knew that everything his affluent parents owned would eventually be handed down to him.
There was no point in attempting to ACCRUE more wealth when he knew that everything his affluent parents owned would eventually be handed down to him.
The party members showed ACERBITY in their harsh criticism of the leader's Divide and Rule policy.
People around Sheena are terrified of her ACIDULOUS tongue.
The ceiling slanted down toward the screen to improve ACOUSTICS.
After a lot of pressure, the President decided to ACQUIESCE to the people's demands and moved to withdraw the troops.
The mafia don called for a huge celebration on account of his ACQUITTAL of all felony charges.
Jack did not join his friends for mountaineering as he suffered from ACROPHOBIA.
The ACTUARIAL statistics show that people are living into a higher age these days than ten years back.
Bob was ACTUATED toward committing the crime because of his heavy debts.
His sense of ACUITY and acumen was amazingly sharp even at this age.
His sharp sense of business ACUMEN has always been admired by people.
That "experience is the parent of wisdom," is an ADAGE, the truth of which is recognized by all mankind.
This year, the company has put in a new ADDENDUM to the existing set of regulations to deal with new technology issues.
Ken became ADDLED by all this talk because he just couldn't understand what Lori was saying.
However, dates will still need to be strictly ADHERED to if we hope to meet the due date.
Lastly, the lawyer made another ADJUNCT to the will on the advice of the client.
Broken-hearted with the verdict, the captain decided to make an ADJURATION to a higher court.
Being an army officer's daughter, she was quite ADROIT at all the physical exercises they asked her to do.
By now, the film star was sick of all the fawning ADULATION he was drawing.
That they would meet like this at a coffee shop after twenty years of being separated was too ADVENTITIOUS to believe.
They say the true strength of man is measured in times of hardship and ADVERSITY.
What was really shocking to the pacifists was that he ADVOCATED the use of violence in their protests.
The vulture was winging his way at a high altitude toward his AERIE atop the mountain.
Jim had seemed like an AFFABLE gentleman to me but his neighbor told me he was often rude to her.
The local university has an AFFILIATION to the University of Wisconsin.
Even before entering the mansion, the family's AFFLUENCE was clearly obvious from the value of the various imported cars parked outside.
Now, the site is an oasis of green space in an AGGLOMERATION of urban sprawl.
The United Nations received much support for taking robust action against an AGGRESSOR nation.
There was no celebration for Easter in their house becuase they were AGNOSTICS.
On hearing the good news, the three of them rose to their feet with such ALACRITY that he was stunned.
I studied ALCHEMY and new age ideas at first, and then yoga.
"Don't worry; I am here with you," he said, ALLAYING her fears.
Later they even dared to ALLEGE that he had helped the prisoner to escape.
Aesop's fable of the hard-working ant and lazy grasshopper presents an ALLEGORY showing the value of planning, working, and saving.
With great patience, he set out to ALLEVIATE their uneasiness.
Because of his ALTRUISTIC nature he has no qualms about donating even millions to charity.
AMBIDEXTROUS design makes working more comfortable, whether you mouse with your left or right hand.
It would be far more sensible to write clear, lucid statements than AMBIGUOUS statements, which would only serve to confuse the reader.
Paul was faced with deep AMBIVALENCE toward the prevailing culture.
After weeks of eating bland, tasteless food, the dinner cooked by Zoya felt as good as AMBROSIA to Neil.
The weather AMELIORATED toward the evening, with a beautiful sunset and pleasant temperatures.
"Provided I find the terms AMENABLE I shall sign the document," said Paul.
Even the most basic AMENITIES were not available in that village.
On seeing the powerful mayor arriving at the town square, the prisoners begged for AMNESTY.
The bull ran AMOK on the grounds after being speared by the matador.
In Rome, our primary agenda had been to make a visit to the AMPHITHEATER for a performance under the stars.
The noise only served to AMPLIFY the pain that had already brought her to tears.
His manner of working was so steeped in Victorian times that it appeared to be an ANACHRONISM.
The pain was so severe that Peter had to opt for an ANALGESIC pill.
The ANARCHIST predicted chaos and disorganization on the path toward their ultimate goal of a new regime.
Taxes are ANATHEMA to most people.
The new copier-printer ANATHEMATIZES the employees; they refuse to go near it.
There was an ANCILLARY clause in the will, which stated that unless and until she was married, she wouldn't be able to inherit the estate.
The news of mass tree killing excited ANIMADVERSION and severe criticism among the environmentalists.
"I bear no ANIMOSITY towards you," Richard said to Fred as they shook hands to settle their differences.
The crisis Wanda was going through only served to ANNEAL and make her stronger.
Filled with a desire for revenge, Gordon swore to ANNIHILATE every family member of his son's killers.
The professor asked the students to ANNOTATE their essays with suitable remarks and references.
The siblings then began quarreling among themselves for their ANNUITY from their dead father's estate.
The book is rather too ANODYNE and uninteresting.
The senior priest ANOINTED John as the new pontiff.
The biggest advantage of Internet social clubs is that they offer ANONYMITY so that people can mix about wuthout disclosing their identities.
The child's attitude would expectedly be ANTAGONISTIC towards the new stepmother taking her own mother's place.
There were some ANTECEDING conditions to be fulfilled before she would be inducted into the company as a partner.
Wayne was too old-fashioned and anachronistic; he belonged to ANTEDILUVIAN times.
Jimmy is studying to become an ANTHROPOLOGIST and anxiously anticipates his first visit to an excavation field.
A new breed of scientists claim there are ANTHROPOMORPHIC or human-like creatures on the planet Pluto.
After the exciting and lively beginning, the dull ending of the movie was a huge ANTICLIMAX to us.
News from friends could provide the refreshing ANTIDOTE you need to your bout of depression.
The two warring brothers have a great amount of ANTIPATHY toward each other.
The book was a complete ANTITHESIS to what he'd expected it to be.
Nina was diagnosed as suffering from APHASIA, a form of brain damage that limited her use or understanding of words or their meanings.
It was another of his famous APHORISMS, that life is never fair and that we must know the rules to play it well.
Jenny walked into the room full of APLOMB, brimming with confidence.
Everything was going too badly; it felt like an APOCALYPTIC moment.
The means by which Gary had secured the job was most likely APOCRYPHAL.
The vineyard's sales had reached its APOGEE in the 90s before suffering from conflict with other local growers.
Bob's sudden APOPLEXY was the calm, but deadly symptom indicating he was having a stroke.
After the priest's death, a large number of people turned APOSTATES, forsaking their religion for good.
Armed with the doctor's prescription, I headed towards the nearest APOTHECARY.
Every saying of Uncle George is revered by us as if it were an APOTHEGM of golden wisdom.
Last year around this time, David Beckham was the object of APOTHEOSIS, but this year he's just another fallen idol.
We were APPALLED to see the sad state Lynette's mother had been reduced to.
Some primitive tribes believe that animals must be sacrificed in order to APPEASE the gods.
It was unanimously decided by the board of directors to APPEND the new clause to the regulations document.
Even with her eys closed, Lynn could tell that she was being APPRAISED by Gary.
My mother was more than a little APPREHENSIVE about the stranger who, according to her, seemed to be following us.
No matter what the consequence would be, we knew we had to APPRISE the boss about the loss of data.
She desperately sought APPROBATION for her actions from her peers.
We decided to buy at one go the whole set of APPURTENANCES that would be needed for our new venture.
Wilma was characterized by her above-average height and sharp, AQUILINE features.
Each contains a variation on ARABESQUE design with green ivy spiraling on white background.
The plains, with their alluvial soil, are more ARABLE for these kinds of crops.
Sam is often asked to ARBITRATE the issue between the two teams.
Nina has an awesome ARBORETUM with some rare eucalyptus, cypress, and pine trees.
ARCANE matters discussed only bewteen the two of us had somehow been leaked out to the press.
Her sense of dressing seemed ARCHAIC and old-fashioned.
Father William was the ARCHETYPAL Catholic priest.
Newspaper ARCHIVES are the best place to look for old, outdated articles.
We had devised a new kind of ARGOT among us and when we spoke in it, few others would understand what we spoke of.
Surviving in the ARID desert for the next ten days was a huge challenge John had to face.
A new fleet of ships had been added to the ARMADA making it the best in the world.
The family was in deeo ARREARS so they decided to mortgage the house.
Martha and Jim had spent many happy days in their childhood playing in the mud of the ARROYO adjacent to their house.
Because she can put across her thoughts so ARTICULATELY, Kay was chosen to represent the sales team at the debate contest.
Quite often, ARTIFICE wins over people faster than honesty.
King George failed to retain his ASCEDANCY over the revolting masses.
To practice ASCETICISM one needs to have a very strong will and resolve.
Though she does at times seem very careless, it was not fair to ASCRIBE the mistake to her alone.
That she could be so stupid and ASININE was a huge surprise for me.
They looked ASKANCE at Harry, wondering how in the world he would accomplish the feat.
At the end of the short but very bumpy ride, Paula's hat was ASKEW and strands of her hair were failing all over face.
It was not appropriate for her to use such ASPERITY while talking to young Peter; the poor little kid was hurt.
The new Grand Slam champion was ASSAILED with all sorts of questions at the press conference.
Sara is a committed, hardworking and ASSIDUOUS worker.
The dentist talked to her gently and ASSUAGED her fears before starting to work on her sore tooth.
The report in the science digest spoke about how the earth would be affected if there were an ASTEROID strike.
After giving me a series of eye tests, the ophthalmologist told me that I have ASTIGMATISM.
Her sharp, caustic remarks acted like an ASTRINGENT on his delicate feelings.
The bullet hit her body with such force that her arms were torn ASUNDER from her torso.
A recent survey discovered that people who have ASYMMETRIC facial features are not as attractive as those with balanced features.
Suddenly there was an ATAVISM of fortunes and overnight he rose from a pauper to a millionaire.
Brian has begun to exhibit ATHEISTIC behavior and refuses to visit the church anymore.
On the prison island of Alcataraz, numerous unspeakable ATROCITIES were committed on prisoners.
The tight corset only seemed to ATTENUATE her figure making her look thinner than ever.
Anyone who knows Jim well would ATTEST to the fact that he is a good father.
"We would like to ATTRIBUTE our success to you, Sir," said the students, brimming with gratitude.
His ATYPICAL, violent behavior caused his mother great alarm.
Her AUDACIOUS behavior shocked the enitre crowd.
She has decided to take up another part-time job to AUGMENT her income.
Her sense of AUGURY allows her to predict events in an uncanny and bizarre way.
Michael arrived into the room looking like a radiant angel with an AUREOLE around his blond head.
It seemed a very AUSPICIOUS moment to propose to her, so he immediately did that.
A nun's simple and AUSTERE lifestyle was just not Gina's cup of tea; she was too used to material comforts.
The bank refused to let him inside the locker vault unless he AUTHENTICATED his identity.
Don't work so hard as to become an AUTOMATON following a mechanical routine.
The police wanted permission from Dana's mother to perform an AUTOPSY which they said would determine the cause and exact time of death.
You felt something might come soon but nobody expected the AVALANCHE.
Bill has his chance to AVENGE the defeat in the Thursday singles final.
For having taken the efforts to AVERT a major disaster with his quick presence of mind and courage, Sgt. Jim Bellows was awarded a gold medal.
Cooking seems to be her favorite AVOCATION.
The reason women tend to confide easily in Bill is his AVUNCULAR features, which they say remind them of their uncles.
It is a sad fact today that many youngsters are not aware of the classic timeless AXIOMS, which were articulatted decades ago.
His dreamy and AZURE eyes made many women swoon in their sky blue intensity.
Young Croft's BACCHANALIAN tendencies had his aristocratic father seriously worried about his excessive drinking.
The night was filled with the merry-making and BADINAGE of the young men.
He kept casting BALEFUL glances at her every now and then.
Extra BALLAST was attached to the boat to assure it would stay upright.
The brothers like to BANDY insults back and forth every night before they fall asleep.
Whether video blogging recently launched by Google will be a boon or BANE is yet to be seen.
Mohammed was a believer in the BANEFUL influence of the evil eye.
When irate, she would use her words like sharp BARBS, which could really hurt people.
Robert Burns, the poet, is Scotland's best-loved BARD.
I could not believe that she would escape with such a BAREFACED lie but she did.
The mansion was built in BAROQUE fashion with columns and arcades.
A BARRAGE of bullets hit the bunker, throwing the soldiers to the ground.
When John discovered that Matthew was a BARTERER, he wished to learn from him more about trade and negotiations.
The troops decided to line up along the BASTION, which offered them a vantage point of view.
The students waited for the year-end results with BATED breath.
Billy had gone through endless adventures and hardships in search of the diamonds but ended up with only a few BAUBLES and gems that weren't worth much.
The sailors loved to unwind at the pub, drinking beer and sharing BAWDY jokes.
The pope bestowed a BEATIFIC smile upon them thrilling their hearts.
The contract blesses, canonizes and BEATIFIES this slip of paper as the total sum due.
When the Smiths finally reached the Virgin Mary shrine and beheld her carved angelic face, they felt no end of BEATITUDE and bliss.
Despite Jim's insistence that he had gotten into a mishap, the hotel doorman refused to let him in, seeing his BEDRAGGLED appearance.
We weren't so petty-minded as to BEGRUDGE Kylie her hard-won success.
Regardless of whether they are friends or strangers, Carmen can easily BEGUILE anyone, winning them over with her duplicity.
It doesn't BEHOOVE a girl from such an affluent family to be talking in this manner.
With cruel, harsh words they BELABORED the importance of the code of conduct they had raised her to follow... and she had broken.
Faced with bankruptcy of his company, the director was BELEAGUERED with pressures and tensions of all kinds.
It was not right of Jake to BELITTLE his neighbor's achievements in this manner.
His BELLICOSE and arrogant behavior was beginning to get on everybody's nerves.
I could BEMOAN the lack of articles but I won't; my pleas fall on deaf ears.
He could see that she hadn't been paying attention at all when she gave a BEMUSED look in response to his query.
They waited for hours so that they could get the Cardinal's BENEDICTION for the newborn.
An anonymous BENEFACTOR has left the bereaved and impoverished family a huge sum of money that will see them through this dark phase.
James Mender was a kindly, BENEVOLENT man and often gave out large sums of his income to various charities.
I had never come across such a BENIGN. caring person before; I was overwhelmed by his kind gesture.
When the priest uttered the holy BENISON, tears streamed down the faces of people in the congregation.
Wallace BEQUATHED his whole property to his daughter and retired to the mountains to lead a secluded life.
Jane's mother BERATED her all day for disobeying her instructions and wandering off into the woods alone.
Suddenly BEREFT of his great power, the former tycoon now sank deep into depression.
Mike did not dare enter the town after the townsfolk discovered that it was he who had BESMIRCHED young Jenny's reputation.
In recognition of his contributions to the country's economy, the college decided to BESTOW upon him an honorary doctorate.
They are to be BETROTHED this weekend and married next month.
It was decided that a BICAMERAL legislature of a Senate and House of Representatives would be formed.
They spent the whole night BICKERING and arguing about the money.
This function is a BIENNIAL event, the last event being held two years ago.
divided into two branches; forked
The road is BIFURCATED into two streets, thus adding more confusion to first-time visitors.
People tend to keep away from him because of his BILIOUS nature and short temper.
The BILLOWING smoke from burning houses was a dreadful sight.
To rest for the night, we built a BIVOUAC at the base of the mountain with tarpaulin and poles.
The students BLANDISHED the guard into letting them through the college gate at night.
Fed up with the saleswoman's BLANDISHMENTS, we bought two of the items even though we didn't actually need them.
Having such a BLASÉ, relaxed attitude even in the presence of the boss will do Jack no good.
His speech was so offensive and BLASPHEMOUS that even before he was halfway through it, the crowd was aiming rotten tomatoes at him.
She flirted with him BLATANTLY, without any qualms.
Everything he owned had been BLIGHTED in a few seconds during the bombing, but he was glad to escape with his life.
The solid, wooden club could be used as BLUDGEON against the bear if one were to attack them.
Trembling with fear, the man BLURTED out the truth about the robbery.
Do not BLUSTER about dead theology or throw Clavin''s name around in derision; just read the words themselves in the Bible.
It used to attract true BOHEMIANS; now it attracts tired London media types.
The party was BOISTEROUS and loud, as usual.
They BOLSTERED their favorite participant's spirits by cheering for him at the top of their lungs.
Making BOMBASTIC statements is easy enough; to prove that you really possess knowledge is quite tough.
Keith is rather too aggressive and BOORISH.
She offered him the bowl of piping hot BOUILLON, which he grabbed eagerly, for he had been famished for days.
Anne is a kind, generous soul and loves to donate BOUNTIFUL gifts.
It was quite BOURGEOIS for Anne Marie to chatter with the townsfolk so casually; after all, she was a blue-blooded aristocrat.
To Peter's horror, his masterpiece of a novel had been badly BOWDLERIZED by the novice editor.
The lost hikers found a BRACKISH stream and risked drinking from it despite the salty taste of the water.
By now, we were all tired and bored by Ken's BRAGGADOCIO and boasting.
BRANDISHING a large knife, he demanded cash, then escaped on the pedal bike.
Brains are better than BRAWN any day.
The primary code of conduct in the group must never suffer from a BREACH.
BREVITY is the soul of wit.
A fine, BRINDLED animal was following Mary.
By the time Jenny reached home after her date, it was way past midnight and her father was BRISTLING with anger.
Among the various ornaments in her jewelry box, the most precious one wwas the gold BROOCH given to her by her grandmother.
He took the full BRUNT of the wolves' attack.
His manner of speaking was BRUSQUE and curt.
Later, the governors of Caribbean islands such as Jamaica paid BUCCANEERS to attack Spanish treasure ships and ports.
Walt Whitman loved to ramble for hours through the BUCOLIC man countryside.
The man was a disciplinarian and would not tolerate any BUFFOONERY.
Mike dismissed my fears as a BUGABOO and promptly went of to sleep again.
The soldiers took up positions along the BULWARK.
Peter was bound to BUNGLE the operation; he is such a clumsy, careless man.
The venture seems to be BURGEONING day by day.
He decided to BURLESQUE the unbearable conditions, using humor to point out the need for improvements.
The henchman was hefty and BURLY; his mere appearance sent shivers down our spine.
The table had been BURNISHED with wax in preparation for his visit.
The commander BUTTRESSED the walls of the fort in hopes of keeping the villagers inside alive.
The police unearthed a heinous CABAL to assassinate the president.
It was suspected that Jim Howard had stashed away the loot in a CACHE underneath his trailer.
I wonder how far she would get as a singer with that CACOPHONOUS voice.
A partly mutilated CADAVER lay on the table when I entered the autopsy room.
The music had a very melodious CADENCE, making us all sway to it.
I believe he was able to CADGE a lift on the bus.
We CAJOLED and persuaded her to accompany us to the picnic.
Peter underestimated his own CALIBER.
The young recruit was CALLOW and immature.
The doctor asked her to abstain from foods containing carbohydrates as they could be CALORIFIC.
Valerie had been offered a CAMEO role in the film but she declined to accept it.
His CANARD came back to haunt him when his friends dIscovered he was the source of the hurtful rumor.
I was pleased with her CANDOR and frankness.
With age, old man Jim has become CANTANKEROUS and troublesome.
We stood at the back of the auditorium to watch Priscilla's class perform the CANTATA telling the story of the town's origin.
They recited the CANTO together melodiously.
The man is built of CAPACIOUS proportions.
Despite his unwillingness to take part in the games, eventually Paul CAPITULATED to the pressure of his peers.
Kenneth is too CAPRICIOUS to stay steady with the new job; he has been job-hoppping continuously for the last two years.
He poured warm waterfrom the CARAFE into a glass and handed it to her saying it would soothe her sore throat.
The turtle's body was trembling beneath its hard shell-like CARAPACE.
The tumor was diagnosed to be CARCINOGENIC and Martha had barely another six months to live.
The car CAREENED dangerously on its side, about to fall off the bridge any moment.
Little Mike was found drawing CARICATURES of his teachers in class.
A priest from that church was condemned and arrested for having indulged in CARNAL pleasures with a young devotee.
The CAROUSAL and merry making to celebrate King George's victory lasted all night long.
Vultures are birds that love to feed on CARRION.
Mike loves maps with such passion that there is no doubt he'll grow up to be a CARTOGRAPHER.
The application form contained a slot to fill in CASTE and religion.
Jenny knew she was in for a major CASTIGATION for having disobeyed the hostel warden's rules.
The young men werer dressed in CASUAL attire comprising of jeans and T-shirts.
We weren't prepared for the CATACLYSM that occurred suddenly throwing our lives totally out of gear.
The boy's weapon of choice was a CATAPULT with a leather sling.
Our new priest loves to preach about CATECHISM.
Shedding tears and giving vent to emotions, according to psychologists, is a form of CATHARSIS; it heals us internally.
The annual CAUCUS was held in the basement of the council hall.
She instructed the kids to CAULK the windows tightly for there was to be a thunderstorm.
The throngs gathered at the town square eagerly watched the colorful CAVALCADE.
His pet pastime is to CAVIL upon everyone's speech, pointing out the faults in grammar and diction.
The man had taken an oath to stay CELIBATE for a year and abstain from pleasures of the flesh.
Her behavior is getting more CENSORIOUS every day; she complains and is disparaging all the time.
Little Peter then drew a beautiful picture of a CENTAUR and proceeded to fill it with colored crayons.
The new machine acts like a CENTRIFUGE and spins very quickly, causing the solids and liquids inside it to separate by centrifugal action.
The CENTRIPETAL force was magnetizing and pulling her towards the door.
There was a carved stone statue of a CENTURION in full regalia.
The comedy of forgiveness has no such luxurious CERTITUDE.
After a full day, the storm still showed no signs of CESSATION.
The fall down the cliff had badly CHAFED her hands and caused several bruises.
To her great CHAGRIN, the thief had stolen the bag containing her passport and tickets.
Keith changes his opinions as fast as a CHAMELEON changes color.
My schedule this week has been very CHAOTIC and confusing.
Catherine's allure and CHARISMA captivated Paul's attention so much that he never left her side all evening.
The lady is a CHARLATAN; no one trusts her to do legitimate business anymore.
Jack is a bit CHARY of going to the local doctor after he read reports about someone dying there.
The jeweler CHASED our names inside our wedding rings so they would be engraved there for eternity.
They had to dismantle the CHASSIS to get the body out from within it.
Martha was CHASTENED for misbehaving with other girls in the class.
With sharp words, he CHASTISED her for inviting strangers into the house in his absence.
To their immense dismay, the women discovered that the new mayor of the town was a CHAUVINIST.
The frescoes on the ceiling depicted three CHERUBIC angels.
It's yet another of his tricks or CHICANERY; we refuse to believe him anymore.
He CHIDED her for inviting strangers into the house in his absence.
The whole episode was so unreal that it seemed CHIMERICAL to her.
His CHOLERIC attitude alienates people more than anything else.
She gave a mighty CHORTLE and said, "I'm drunk as a skunk."
Michael is a CHRONIC gambler.
We all wondered what had made Gary so CHURLISH, normally he was so cheerful and pleasant-mannered.
An ameba, however, does not feed entirely on plants; it is also carnivorous, feeding on tiny CILIATED organisms.
The metal bracelet contained a secret CIPHER inside it.
The gold CIRCLET on Anna's arm was badly damaged when she fell from the parapet, but she herself was barely injured.
The restless crowd was getting tired of the candidate's CIRCUMLOCUTION and wanted shorter speeches.
The movements of the group have been severely CIRCUMSCRIBED since the new laws came into effect.
Gordon was smart at CIRCUMVENTING the police despite the many barriers they erected.
The woman collected rainwater in the CISTERN and then used it to wash her hair for a natural smoothness.
The women of the royal family huddled inside the CITADEL even as the kingdom was taken under siege by the enemy.
She must be CLAIRVOYANT; how else could she have predicted I was arriving in that city without even having met or called me?
As the fire began spreading, they CLAMBERED up the stairs leading to the terrace.
We raised our voices to the director in a CLAMOR for more holidays.
The sudden heavy CLANGOR of the bells at midnight awoke every villager.
The soldiers responded to the CLARION call of the bugle and headed to the front to fight another day.
Wilma had a fear of CLAUSTROPHOBIA so she refused to stay in the tiny room alone.
The karate chop landed squarely on his CLAVICLE, snapping it.
The butcher moved to CLEAVE the carcass into smaller portions.
The dark-haired man had a CLEFT in his chin.
The prisoners petitioned the mayor for CLEMENCY and pardon.
The statement was yet another CLICHÉ .
We waited with bated breath for the CLIMACTIC ending.
We were unused to the tropical CLIMES so we promptly fell ill.
The cheerleaders formed a CLIQUE in the middle school.
Mary was then sheltered in the CLOISTER with nuns watching over her.
John Matheson has a lot of CLOUT and power in this city; he can get away with anything.
THe liquid gel was COAGULATING because of the cool temperature.
The two liquids were then COALESCED into a congealed mass.
The CODA is often more technically difficult to master than any other piece of music.
The Berretts have CODDLED their children too mcuh.
A CODICIL was added to the will only yesterday.
Although the two scientists were COEVAL, they didn't know of each other's work because of their vast geographic separation.
He needed a lot of privacy and silence to COGITATE over this decision which could possibly alter his life.
They were just about as COGNATE with regards to each other as pea and pod.
Her COGNITIVE abilities have won her the Best Intellectual of the Year award.
Jack's sense of COGNIZANCE is exceptional; he is often sought after for advice.
The number of COHABITING couples is expected to double by 2021.
The two men had been COHORTS for many years and committed the crime together.
She daintily touched her fingers to hair, appreciating the fresh COIFFURE, and preened in front of the mirror.
We had to use a COLANDER to strain the pasta.
The two countries decided to COLLABORATE on the new trade opportunities.
We created a colorful COLLAGE using five of the photographs, some crayons, and a large colored sheet.
She was asked to COLLATE the details of individual sales from each of the departments.
The language they used was very COLLOQUIAL and not in any way formal.
I enjoyed the local flavor of the COLLOQUY among the tribes.
The movie he had in mind was a COLOSSAL epic.
For years, he had been COMATOSE and was being given food nutrients intravenously simply to keep his body alive.
I couldn't believe that little Maria, who had been rather unattractive as a child, had grown up to become such a COMELY young woman.
Faced with a variety of COMESTIBLE delicacies we didn't know what to eat and what to leave out.
For the amount of hard work he has put in, he hardly gets any favorable COMEUPPANCE.
Michael's civility and COMITY had everyone smiling and beaming.
To commemorate the great man's life, a ceremony was held every year on the date of his birth.
The letter said that the salary offered would be COMMENSURATE with the best in the industry.
His COMMODIOUS apartment must have cost him a fortune.
The mobile phone she carried was COMPACT as well as trendy.
We demanded to know from the management a COMPELLING reason for having dismissed the efficient accountant.
The students were asked to submit a brief COMPENDIUM of their annual project to the departmental head.
The book is nothing but a COMPILATION of his previously published works.
His laid-back, COMPLACENT attitude was the main reason why he hadn't progressed far in his career.
Qualitative research approaches are considered as COMPLEMENTARY to, and not in competition with, quantitative approaches.
It is difficult to find a COMPLIANT maidservant these days; most of them seem to be haughty and overbearing.
The program was merely one COMPONENT of the entire software application.
Despite having received a great shock, it was remarkable how James retained his composure and calm.
The fact that Jack abused his wife often COMPOUNDED the crime, making him more guilty than ever.
The file size is too large and must be COMPRESSED before it can be copied to a disk.
The complete course is COMPRISED of two short modules and one project.
Gina refused to COMPROMISE on her principles simply to satisfy a handful of people.
He felt a terrible sense of COMPUNCTION for his deed and begged forgiveness from the bereaved family.
She has decided to CONCATENATE his name to her own without letting go of her maiden name.
The government was determined not to CONCEDE to the terrorist's demands.
Pride and CONCEIT are things as alien to her nature as humanity to Mars.
She wore a necklace shaped with a series of CONCENTRIC circles.
From its CONCEPTION to its implementation, the play was completely Jake's efforts.
The government decided to make a CONCESSION to the plan after the public protests.
The writer's CONCLAVE at Detroit was a huge resounding success.
Karen and Fred CONCOCTED a wicked plot.
Loss of memory is a natural CONCOMITANT of old age.
After years of discord, the two countries reached some CONCORD amongst themselves.
We all CONCURRED with the leader's decision.
She CONDESCENDED to attend the party even though she felt it was below her level to do so.
The occasion seemed CONDIGN for a speech so Mr. Tate rose to make one.
Though Peter pretended to CONDOLE with the Brown's grief, I knew that it was all a sham because he was as cold-hearted as a fish.
On seeing the mayor arriving at the town square, the prisoners broke down and begged him to CONDONE their actions.
The atmosphere seemed CONDUCIVE for a hearty debate.
She acted as a CONDUIT between the cops and the smugglers, ferrying information from one another.
Greg is Billy's closest CONFIDANT; Billy shares his life's events with him.
The cops raided the shack and CONFISCATED the gold bars hidden under the floorboards.
The CONFLAGRATION started off shortly after they had left the club, scorching everything in its wake, leaving behind only ashes.
There is also a pronounced tendency to CONFLATE a cultural idea with identities.
The CONFLUENCE of the three rivers is a highly popular tourist spot.
It's not possible for such a diverse group of people to have CONFORMITY among themselves.
The gel had CONGEALED to become a thick brown mass.
Joe is a friendly, CONGENIAL man.
The baby was born with CONGENITAL defects.
Use the conditions for CONGRUENT triangles in formal geometric proofs.
They lived happily ever after in CONJUGAL bliss.
The appalling incident could only have happened with the CONNIVANCE of the lady's in-laws.
Ken Smith is a CONNOISSEUR of arts and culture.
It was the hidden CONNOTATION in his speech that bothered me and made me uncomfortable.
The poor man has been married for a month but is yet to experience CONNUBIAL pleasure with his wife.
The six brothers lived in great harmony and CONSANGUINITY.
To sucha morally rigid, CONSCIENTIOUS man, even a small lie seemed a gross sin.
The committee reached a CONSENSUS eventually, after hours of discussion on the issue, and passed the bill.
The CONSEQUENTIAL damage to the environment through the large-scale felling of trees is a very serious matter.
I had never come across such peace and CONSONANCE in all my life.
Eyewitness testified to having seen him CONSORT with the lady in public on that issue.
To his extreme CONSTERNATION, Peter foud that he had lost his wallet somewhere on the train.
What she had actually said and what was being CONSTRUED by the manager were two different things.
The man was a CONSUMMATE professional, ensuring every detail was ready for the important meeting.
The letter said that William had fatefully caught a CONTAGION and was now on the verge of death.
It was a close CONTENTION with each faction getting as many votes as the other.
From a peaceful discussion it soon rose to a CONTENTIOUS, hot argument with both parties swearing at each other.
The troops were made to stand in a CONTIGUOUS sequence along the fort walls.
The dgree to which he practices his self-restraint and CONTINENCE is amazing and remarkable.
Tim was arrested by the police for being in possession of CONTRABAND goods.
Seeing her dismayed look on hearing my harsh words, I suddenly felt CONTRITE and ashamed.
They tried hard to make him confess but he CONTROVERTED and opposed every statement they made and even brought in witnesses to support his logic.
He was as stubborn and CONTUMACIOUS as an obstinate bull.
Paul was facing a unique CONUNDRUM, something of the kind he had never faced before in life and would require all of his wits to solve.
She asked him to wait near the spot where the two roads CONVERGED.
The CONVIVIAL gathering of sundry cousins, aunts and uncles did quite a lot to lift Sara's spirits.
The route was too CONVOLUTED and complex for us to understand, so we hired a guide to lead us to the hills.
She was weeping COPIOUSLY and all Jack could do was to look at her in helplessness; he was at a loss for words.
Betty was wrongly maligned by the townsfolk to be a COQUETTE and a flirt when she truly was not.
His cup of CORNUCOPIA flowed over; he was now king of the whole world.
The man used cerebral skills in his new office job rather than the CORPOREAL skills needed in his earlier landscaping position.
The prosecution brought in eleven witnesses to CORROBORATE the facts and support the conviction.
A COTERIE of poets gathered at the town square in the evening.
They signed a COVENANT that would bind them to the contract for the next three years.
The more I gazed at the necklace in the window the more it made me feel COVETOUS of having that thing of beauty as my own.
Polly is a very deceitful young woman; she has been known to COZEN people out of their savings.
I couldn't make out the CRABBED lettering on the wall; it was too illegible.
His behavior was ungentlemanly and CRASS, shocking the women in the hall.
Gerald was such a cowardly, CRAVEN young men as compared to his gutsy brother Jeffrey.
My CREDO for life is to seize each day and make the most of it because once a day is lost you cannot get it back.
His unshakable values and CREED are what set him apart in a crowd of peers.
The children's faces turned CRESTFALLEN when their father refused permission for the summer camp.
The old CRONE had properly fooled all of us with her gait; she could actually walk well but had pretended to limp just to fool us.
Every morning immediately after waking up, Bob is very CROTCHETY and grumpy.
Let's get to the CRUX of the matter.
They set out on an adventurous mission to unearth the CRYPT hidden in the hills.
I love experimenting with ethnic CUISINE, especially Thai and Japanese dishes.
My culinary skills were not too good so I hired a cook for a month.
They CULLED the rotting fruit from the fresh before making wine.
He said he would be waiting for her at the CULVERT near the road end.
They warned me against meeting Bart, saying that he was a CURMUDGEON and a rude fellow and to keep away from him.
Pretty and elegant Katrina was the CYNOSURE of all eyes at the ball.
I like to DABBLE with physics, but I'm no rocket scientist.
Put these earplugs in to DAMP the sound of the rock band.
Thecabin was DANK and musty, causing Heather to wheeze and cough.
It was bad of the woodcutter to DAUNT and scare the little kids with his big axe.
All Leroy does is DAWDLE and loiter whole day.
After his much publicized DEBACLE all Ken wanted to do was to take a long break away from civilization.
The vile, perverted man attempted to DEBAUCH the young maiden.
Krypton DEBILITATES Superman, leaving him with less strength than noraml men.
He DEBUNKED their arguments with just one sentence, which had them all gaping.
The lovely young DEBUTANTE drew all the attention at the ball.
The man who was once at the zenith of his career had now come down to such DECADENCE.
The crowds gasped in shock to see the head of the gladiator rolling down to the ground when the knight DECAPITATED him with one stroke of his sharp sword.
The sales graph showed a sharp DECLIVITY for the last three months.
She loved to show off her well-boned shoulders by wearing DÉCOLLETÉ gowns as often as possible.
The pupils were sternly instructed to observe DECORUM in the auditorium.
I was saddened to see the DECREPITUDE to which Anne's mother had been reduced.
The crowd outside the courtroom DECRIED the verdict, criticizing the ineffective judicial process.
From the evidence gathered so far, it was DEDUCIBLE that the victim had committed suicide.
In DEFERENCE to the ladies present in the room, the men refrained from cracking lewd, bawdy jokes.
The lens DEFLECTED the light from the sun.
The massive oak has been DEFOLIATED and rendered leafless.
The former priest was then DEFROCKED and barred from the church.
The law for that particular crime is no longer valid and is DEFUNCT.
The very same sports idols who were DEIFIED by the public into demi-gods last year are being criticized and lampooned this year.
The habit of smoking is DELETERIOUS not just to the people having the habit but to others around them as well.
They needed more time to DELVE deeper into the facts and unearth the truth.
The arrested man was a DEMAGOGUE and a fanatic who had killed seven people in the name of defending his religion.
She has a pleasing DEMEANOR nad very polite mannerisms.
Jack's parents are alarmed to see him exhibiting signs of DEMONIAC and evil behavior.
Paul just loves to DENIGRATE Kim's faults in public, to her extreme annoyance.
When the final DENOUEMENT was reached, the public heaved a sigh for the wait for a verdict had been too long.
The young prince DEPOSED his own father to take over rule of the kingdom.
I was saddened to see the DEPRAVITY and degradation William had been reduced to after the death of his moralistic wife.
Little Paul was scared that his peers in school would DERIDE him for his misshapen outfit.
He looked at her with scorn and DERISION.
The DERIVATIVE outcome of the bill is the massive surge in employment.
The recipe required the use of dry and DESICCATED coconut.
The DESIDERATUM or motive was the toughest to determine; everything else was easy.
Gary Summers is wanted by the sheriff who claims that he is a DESPERADO and a law-breaker.
The woman's behavior was utterly DESPICABLE and disgusting.
The unruly, noisy crowd then went on a rampage and DESPOILED the palace,
They wandered DESULTORILY and aimlessly for more than three hours in the woods before collapsing of fatigue near the stream.
The DETONATION of the mines coincided with the arrival of the oil ministry officials in the region.
This decision she has taken is DETRIMENTAL and harmful to her health.
She wore a glittering DIADEM and a lovely brocade gown.
He was in an argumentative mood, so the critical statement pushed him into a hot DIALECTIC with his colleague.
He was embarrassed to see her clad in a DIAPHANOUS gown and politely refused to step inside the room.
Then there was an endless DIATRIBE by his wife on why he should quit smoking.
There is often a DICHOTOMY between politicians' words and their deeds.
Nick has always been academically inclined so his DIDACTIC achievements were no surprise to his family.
To alleviate the young boy's shyness and DIFFIDENCE, George talked to him gently about books, music and other subjects which might draw the boy's attention.
The DIFFUSION of the chemical slowly through the liquid in the beaker was interesting to watch.
The DIGRESSION of the speaker every now and then from the subject of the lecture was getting tiresome.
Nora is but a DILETTANTE; she needs to learn so much more.
At the exhibition hall, this weekend, there is a DIORAMA of wildlife.
The ladies of the dead tribesman's family wailed loudly in a DIRGE.
DISAPPROBATION was strongly written on his face when he read the letter he'd seized from his daughter's fist.
He spoke so softly that his response was barely DISCERNIBLE.
The staff of the local county office was DISCOMBOBULATED and upset by the sudden unexpected arrival of the administration officials.
In the midst of the lovely music suddenly some DISCORDANT tunes were heard, very jarring to the ears.
There was a huge DISCREPANCY between the original will and the recently prepared one.
DISCRETE particles hold a great fascination for Mark and he has chosen to conduct extensive research on them for his thesis.
His speech was long and DISCURSIVE, often digressing from the main subject.
The new computer so DISGRUNTLED and dissatisfied the man that he decided to return it to the store.
His DISINGENUOUS and insincere means of achieving the monthly targets soon came to the notice of the manager and he was dismissed from the job.
Several skills will be developed through experimentation but there will be a DISJUNCTION between aspiration and fulfillment.
When Isabella further DISPARAGED Micael's writing by poking fun and mocking several of the passages in the story, Margaret could take it no longer and begged her to stop.
They are as DISPARATE as fire and ice.
The children loved to DISPORT themselves with Lego kits and board games.
The scene between the two men was fast turning into a DISPUTATIOUS one, with both of them arguing vehemently and occasionally with violence.
The news was then DISSEMINATED to all parts of the world through the various news channels.
The thief deceived and DISSIMULATED his way into a job as a bank teller so he could later empty the vaults.
The DISSONANCE and din were making it difficult for us to hear each other.
He is in a DISTRAIT mood today, preoccupied with something else.
Bats are not DIURNAL creatures; rather they are nocturnal creatures.
The regional DOCKET for the training is not yet ready.
The DODDERING old man could hardly be called as an opponent for mighty, powerful Richard.
Her DOGMATIC and rigid attitude often annoys the people around her.
Mike kicked the boy hard saying he was a DOLT and an idiot for having made such a terrible error.
They had prepared an extensive DOSSIER on the criminal with complete information from his childhood background to his presently known activities.
Nora let out a sad sign upon seeing Jack's DOUR temperament for she had been hoping fervently to find him in a pleasant, cheerful mood.
The Drake opinion took steps toward making the recession remedy less DRACONIAN.
All we could see at the site of the explosion was debris, rubble and DROSS.
For years she endured a life of DRUDGERY to put her son through college.
He has risen to the top through DUBIOUS means.
Together, standing hand in hand on the dais, they sang a DULCET duet and charmed the crowd.
The landlady was upset at having taken in a DYSPEPTIC, bad-tempered tenant, for she feared the other tenants might be disturbed by his preesence.
We decided to wait it out till the tide began to EBB.
Her EBULLIENT spirits and cheerful mood were contagious; soon the whole group was in a lively mood.
The stranger introduced himself as an ECCLESIASTIC scholar and said that he was looking for directions to the local church.
Many an ECOLOGIST gathered at the annual ecological and environmental convention to discuss and share ideas about ways to preserve and conserve nature.
The terrorists EFFACED every sign of civilization in the village, reducing it almost to a ghost town.
Paul's EFFEMINATE mannerisms and girlish giggles annoyed Jim a great deal but he couldn't do anything about it.
The efforts of the team have lately been EFFETE with none of the targets accomplished.
The young woman's EFFICACY and diligence impressed me; I decidedd to give her a year-end promotion.
The room was filled with strong fumes of EFFLUVIUM and we were compelled to move out.
The manager was taken aback to see the newly appointed salesman's EFFRONTERY; he certainly hadn't expected this kind of brash behavior from a newcomer.
His pride and EGOISM will one day bring about his fall.
He is an EGREGIOUS boast and people take his words with a pinch of salt.
The poet decided to compose an ELEGY for his friend's funeral.
No matter what I said, I failed to ELICIT any kind of response from the child.
The story was inundated with many an ELLIPSIS causing a disjointed effect leaving sentences as though they were incomplete.
She wore an ELLIPTICAL, conical hat with her golden brown locks tumbling out from the corners.
We ssat speechless, amazed and impressed by his ELOQUENCE and articulation.
We were secretly ecstatic at the thought of experiencing ELYSIAN pleasures.
Unprepared for the EMBARGO and prohibition, we were left without any supplies for a week, subsisting on whatever little we had at our disposal.
An EMBATTLED management eventually had to give in to the demands of the workers.
Her gown was EMBELLISHED with threaded designs of pure gold.
Karen was EMBROILED in a nasty controversy when the press got hold of some indiscreet photographs from her youth.
Martha had no idea whatsoever that the liquid would act like an EMETIC and cause Noel to vomit profusely.
He applied a soothing EMOLLIENT to the bruise on his arm.
The scientists based their conclusion on the EMPIRICAL evidence from their many experiments.
The design is derived from the Enigma device, a machine used during World War II to ENCIPHER messages.
The senator was flattered to see the ENCOMIUM and tributes being lavished upon him.
The government needs to do something about the ENCROACHMENT of the marshlands.
The officials advised Karen to be quarantined in isolation because she had been diagnosed to have an ENDEMIC disease.
A sleepless night had ENERVATED Jim and made him listless in the morning.
The group of slaves beamed with gratitude for the white foreigner who had ENFRANCHISED them and given back their liberty and dignity.
They have decided to ENHANCE the features of the air-conditioning system to make it much more advanced and efficient.
Till her last, Sara remained an ENIGMA to her neighbors who could never figure out much about her.
Boredom and ENNUI engulfed Sam as he idled about on the little island with nothing at all to do.
To their extreme consternation, the man ENSCONCED himself firmly on the boat, saying no one could stop him from journeying with the others.
Mr. Gordon was shocked to know that his son had chosen to specialize in ENTOMOLOGY because as a child, Paul had always been terrified of insects.
Only the swankiest and swishiest celebrities would gain ENTRÉE to the high profile dinner.
The course offered by the university did not ENVIRON the topics I'd anticipated but rather encompassed a wholly different range.
It was EONS since I had stepped into a studio and everything seemed different to me.
The sergeant commander's uniform bore three tasseled EPAULETS.
The pleasure was EPHEMERAL, temporary and not long-lasting or enduring.
The producer suggested that they break the script to formulate an EPISODIC serial with 100 episodes.
Though qualified as a philosopher, Gia wants to further specialize as an EPISTEMOLOGIST and study the nature of knowledge, its presuppositions, foundations, and validity.
The EPITAPH on his tombstone was a glowing tribute to the fine gentlemean that he had been.
They suffixed the EPITHET "The Conqueror" to the end of his name so he was known as Carl the Conqueror.
She was the EPITOME of perfection and efficiency.
She did not lose her coolness and EQUANIMITY even in the face of such a terrible personal crisis.
Cody wants to grow up to be an EQUESTRIAN; he is crazy about horses.
I hadn't expected the Department of Justice to EQUIVOCATE and evade the matter in this manner.
The schedule is rather ERRATIC and unpredictable.
I had never come across such an ERUDITE, intelligent person before.
He ESCHEWED the temptation to join the political party despite their cajoling and pleading because he knew it qould be detrimental to his long-term future.
The trade agreement was framed in a rather ESOTERIC manner according to Jake; it would be too difficult for a layman to understnad it.
He went through great efforts to trace the ETYMOLOGY of the word.
The men in the lab were dedicated to the EUGENIC research that might possibly produce better claves and foal in future.
On the spot, he decided to compose a EULOGY in praise of the distinguished gentleman.
The prose was inundated with too many EUPHEMISMS, which was not to Neil's liking; he decided to edit the piece all over again with more direct language.
We were in a state of EUPHORIA after our daughter's film was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar.
The pro-life activists had gathered near the governor's office to protest against the proposed bill allowing EUTHANASIA.
I wondered whether he had been a reality in my life or just an EVANESCENT, fleeting episode like a whiff of a breeze.
Nature's harvest yields an abundance of EVOCATIVE scents to woo our senses.
Watching the movie EXACERBATED his passion against the terrorists and he decided to enlist in the armed services as soon as possible.
The thieves had burgled the building at midnight and looted the contents of the EXCHEQUER.
The priest EXCORIATED the man's crimes at the end of his sermon and exiled him from the congregation.
Paul was facing difficulty wit hthe EXEDESIS of the biblical text so he enlisted Andrew's help for the same.
I wished they would display more EXIGENCY in winding up the construction because we were short of time and the new residents were to arrive any day.
Seeing their EXIGUOUS supplies but generous hearts, I was overwhelmed and humbled.
At last after a long and tiring period of courtroom struggles, he was EXONERATED of all charges and declared a free man.
During the course of lunch, he then EXPATIATED wordily on the new policy.
We stood patiently with placards waiting to welcome the EXPATRIATE, who was returning back into his country after the long exile.
The priest EXPIATED the young man after he had begged forgiveness and repented for his sins.
There was an EXPOSITORY seminar on exotic birds at the local hall.
They EXPUNGED his name from the list of nominees after he was publicly disgraced for his indiscretions.
The crowd heartily applauded the poet's EXTEMPORANEOUS efforts.
We deleted the EXTRANEOUS items from the list of supplies because we didn't want the backpacks to become too heavy.
The EXTRINSIC factors were the primary obstacles in Adam's path towards achieving his goals.
Pieces of the plastic form were being EXTRUDED from the press.
Being such an EXUBERANT person, Kelly was full of cheer and in high spirits about the forthcoming journey.
We all laughed at his FACETIOUS and hilarious attempt at poetry.
Benedict is a perfect FACSIMILE of his brother Solomon so at times it becomes difficult to identify who is who.
Sam was charged with being FACTIOUS and dissident by his superiors.
Mr. Simons can rarely do without his personal assistant Gary, for the latter is a FACTOTUM, able to perform a wide variety of tasks easily.
The firm was shocked to discover that the employee had supplied a FALLACIOUS background and gained a foothold into its fold.
Joe Cummins has exposed the FALLACY of this claim.
The degree of FANATICISM in the young revolutionary astounded me and even terrified me to an extent.
Freddie, being a FATUOUS and foolish boy, is always at the mercy of the other children who love to play silly pranks with him.
I was irritated to see Mark flattering and FAWNING over Sara; she certainly didn't deserve the man's attentions.
The FECUNDITY of such an enormous sacrifice looked doubtful to me; I rather suspected there would be no fruitful event in its wake.
His eager, FERVID reply raised my suspicions and I grew a little sceptical.
After our FIASCO and mishap at the amusement park, we abandoned plans to go further and returned back home.
The entire incident was FICTITIOUS and none of the facts she had stated were true.
I could grasp the literal meaning of the prose but not its FIGURATIVE significance.
He broke all his FILIAL ties in one go and became a recluse on a remote island.
The landlady was rather FINICKY which made Ben dread her fussy attention.
Her once-lustrous, bouncy hair now lay FLACCID dull upon her shoulders.
For his FLAGRANT and outrageous behavior, Samuel was chastised by the mayor himself.
Gerald's FLAMBOYANT taste in clothes has earned him many funny nicknames and sobriquets.
They are a group of FLEDGLING, budding writers.
The atmosphere was full of sauciness and FLIPPANCY, with the girls getting merrily sarcastic with the poor guys.
They were trapped on an ice FLOE in the middle of nowhere; mere survival seemed a distant possibility.
The divers swam about near the FLOTSAM in the hope of finding something valuable or unique.
He is always FLOUTING the rules that are laid down; someday he is bound to face trouble.
The constant FLUX in his personal life caused his work performance to suffer.
We were all aware of old Ben's FOIBLES and peculiarities but he was such an adorable old man that no one minded him.
The young damsel proved a perfect FOIL for the prince's exploits.
Jimmy's partner FOISTED unfair provisions into their partnership contract.
The movie FOMENTED desires and passions that had been dormant within him.
The young nobleman had a FOPPISH manner.
Her strength and FORBEARANCE are her biggest assets.
Before they could move on further, he FORESTALLED them, saying they could not enter the house now.
Now the trees stand FORLORN in the gathering gloom.
His family felt that he made a big mistake by FORSWEARING his hard-won wealth and riches and retiring into the mountains.
Seeing the outline of the test, he relaxed and was confident about getting through because this field was his FORTE and he knew he would definitely do well.
What a FORTUITOUS event it was, to meet Jim there in the party when I hadn't even known that he was back from the States.
The more she wrung her hands and whined incessantly, the more Paul was becoming FRACTIOUS.
He had secured entry into the most protected area of the factory through FRAUDULENT means.
Her FRENETIC activity was serving to irritate John because he wanted to relax in peace, at least for today.
The fantastic FRESCOES on the ceiling of the chapel had us all gaping in awe.
The FRIEZES on the outer walls of the ancient temple were intricate and well-carved.
It is not appropriate of Heather to behave in such a FRIVOLOUS manner in the presence of the elders.
The children reacted with FROWARD rejection of the suggestion of one more boring visit to museum.
Through years of FRUGAL habits the woman saved enough money to buy herself the piano she had always dreamed of having.
His habit of FRUGALITY helped him during his economic crisis.
Staff can still become FRUSTRATED at the lack of cooperation between offices.
On seeing Tim there, he FULMINATED in a babble of angry words, venting out the rage he had been bottling within.
The meal was more than adequate; it was fulsome.
Hearing the escape of the notorious criminal from the Mexican prison, there was a nationwide FUROR.
He kept darting FURTIVE looks at the door to see if anyone was approaching.
The sergeant barked his order and instantly there was a tumultuous FUSILLADE from the troops, killing at least twenty men in the enemy ranks.
No matter how hard she worked, her efforts seemed FUTILE because nothing much was getting accomplished.
She was such an annoying busybody that people called her a GADFLY behind her back.
She was embarrassed at having made such a GAFFE in front of the distinguished dignitaries.
Her honesty meant no one could GAINSAY her conclusions.
I was GALLED by the total lack of the response to the diligently prepared questions.
The crowds GAMBOLLED about in the colorful carnival.
The GAMUT of the policy encompassed the production, sales and finance departments.
There was an ugly GARGOYLE carved and painted on the side of the door.
He GARNERED many a laurel for his achievements.
They GARNISHED the chocolate cake with pink icing on the top.
Keith is well-known for his GARRULITY so people take care not to give him much opportunity to talk.
Nick is a GARRULOUS, loquacious man who can barely resist an opening to start talking.
She was apprehensive of looking GAUCHE and unsophisticated in front of the trendy, modern crowd.
The boys near the entrance of the building GAWKED and ogled at the attractive woman clad in a halter-top with white capris.