To strike for
I had a premonition* that Eli would aspire to the position of captain.
The pickets agreed to inveigh against the law that curtailed* their freedom,
Although the comic's quips* seemed to be mild, they began to nettle the nightclub's owner.
Overt acts of violence by the prisoner jeopardized* his parole.
Assign to an inferior position
When they tried to relegate the star to a minor role she was furious.
Lying on the back
From a supine position, the hunter emitted* the animal's mating call.
Mammoth placards* annouced the opening iof the new movie.
Management is sure to repulse any request for increased remuneration*.
The virulent* plague caused havoc among the the populace.
Following the revolution, the people razed the subterranean* dungeons of the dictator.
The jockey received a lethal kick from the fractious* horse.
Peo's hero watched the rats scurry across his inert* body.
Our editor castigated* the proposal with his incisive commentary.
A quarrel was precipitated among the relatives after they heard the terms of the reprehensible* will.
The laconic* Clint Eastwood was a stereotype of the strong, silent Wastern hero.
In his customary stentorian tones, the sergeant reprimaned* those who thought the army was a haven* for incompetents.
A viable* peace was brought about as a result of the diplomat's singular contribution.
The word "surrender" is anathema* to people of valor.
The bigot's* bias precipitated* a fistfight.
The director was ousted* from his sinecure when he angered the mayor.