Although Eddie was not sanguine* about his chances, he continued to importune his boss for a winter vacation.
The expert's incontrovertible testimony corroborated* the police report.
Stealthy, accomplished by secret
With a surreptitious movement, the meticulous* bookeeper emptied the ash tray.
Place of safety
In inclement* weather our barn is a haven for many animals.
The dictator used duplicity* in order to subjugate his rivals.
Gaining better housing for all was the ultimate goal of the zealous* reformer.
To result finally
A thorough investigation eventuated in a comprehensive* report.
To give off
The moyor issued a diatribe* against companies whose smokestacks emit poisonous fumes.
After two years of confinement in a subterranean dungeon, the prinsoner was thin and wan*.
When the schism* in the company was healed, a viable arrangement was worked out.
Grounds for a conclusion
Acting on the premise that there were no burglars around, the police quite lax*.
The trapeze artist was squeamish* about having to jeopardize his life.
After I had perused* the Yankee lineup, I was incredulous about their chances of winning.
To spread through
A terrible odor that was impossible to expunge* permeated the skunk handler's clothing.
At a propitious moment the flamboyant* movie star made her grand entrance.
Edna had surmised that she would be charged a nominal* sum and so she was outraged when she got the bill.
To cut short
Publication of the lurid* magazine was curtailed by the dstrict attorney.
To put down
I had to repress my desire to interject* my criticism during the debate.
Although his remarks appeared cryptic at first, we began to see how really pertinent* they were.
In an early stage
The young couple was disappointed to see the inchoate state of their new house.