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The message in Kaku's new book might be encouraging, but it is a shame that it is delivered in a rather (i)_______manner: the book is never (ii)_______, but there is (iii)_______that quickly becomes wearying. Every innovation or gadget has to be likened to something in film, as if we were incapable of understanding these things without endless prodding.
Between 1975 and 2005 water use in the United States declined just as the population rose, showing the old assumption that total water consumption is positively correlated with population growth to be _______.
The author illustrates her book about mid-nineteenth-century Paris with photograph revealing the_______conditions that prevailed in the city: sewage can be seen draining onto street lined with crumbling buildings.
So great is the reputation of the artist Gilbert Stuart(1755-1828) for _______ that some modern specialists routinely discount assertions that he made in correspondence with owners of his paintings.
Sea turtles sponges on Caribbean reefs; however, the percentage of sponge reef cover is climbing due to human predation of turtles.
While the retired policy maker's latest book will not convince his most strident critics, less (i)_______ readers will find his advice to be (ii)_______.
Experience suggests that (i)______and market (ii)_______are by no means (iii)_______for corporations: executives at well-performing companies possess a keen business sense, but also tend to have oversized personalities.
Ultimately, the young idealists (i)_______the society they so fervently desired to reform: in their frustration, they reacted to the immediate situation by removing themselves from the postwar social and political arena, where the future of their country was being decided. In doing so, they (ii)_______the salutary effects their rebellion should have (iii)______.
George Eliot's biographer can be highly inventive, but, at the same time, somewhat(i)_______ in her approach to Eliot. She will hoist an alluring psychological flag concerning Eliot and then scrupulously take it down again, because the evidence will not serve to(ii)_______ it. But she takes it down only after it has taken an entirely (iii)_______flutter in the breeze.
Precipitate interest in Jennifer Francis`s theory that anomalously rapid warming of the Arctic disrupts weather patterns in temperate latitudes has (i)_______the normal life cycle of a scientific controversy. Usually data are compiled, hypothesis is tested, and conclusions might then become news if deemed solid. Because Francis's idea links climate change to severe weather, it resonated immediately with the media and the pubic, and Francis has been forced to (ii)________before the scientific process has been (iii)_______.
While other authors surely_______American novelist Toni Morrison's literary style, there really was no precedent for the sorts of books she conceived.
In the ancient world, preferences concerning perfumery were_________: the Roman author Pliny noted that the popular iris perfume of Corinth was eventually supplanted by a succession of other fragrances.
Dogs' intake of olfactory information is less_______than that of humans because dogs exhale through the side slits of their nostrils, keeping a continuous flow of inhaled air in their snouts for smelling.
Whereas ground-based interferometers detect astrophysical events briefly and infrequently, space-based ones should hear a ________of signals as soon as they turn on, including a constant chorus from binary white dwarfs in our galaxy.
Research indicates that the habitat ________ commonly observed for meadow voles and prairie voles living in a single ecosystem results primarily from species differences in habitat tolerance, with interspecific competition playing a lesser role.
Once Plowright's research is complete, she will be prepared to talk about it (i)_______, but for now, because she is discussing theories rather than facts and does not want to commit herself to an unsubstantiated claim, she prefers to make only the most (ii)_______comments.
By 1600, France's sense of itself as a nation bound by a shared destiny was_______, but over the course of the seventeenth century French culture regained the strength it had had in the Middle Ages.
While her coworkers used a different excuse every year to shirk the annual company picnic, Donna was a consistent_______, feigning illness every year.
Those who knew the senator well were convinced that in spite of his (i)_______ in larger political matters, there was no (ii)_______ in his expressions of feeling for his constituents.

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