Because there was so little precipitation this year, the crops dried up and died.
Although I was unable to understand all of the details of the presentation, I did get the gist of it.
At a special ceremony, the police chief gave the officer a commendation for bravery.
|A)||an award for an outstanding achievement|
|B)||an object designed to bring good luck|
One brother is an erudite professor; the other brother, however, has never shown any interest in books or learning.
|C)||snobbish; stuck up|
Night is the time when many animals forage, or search, for food.
|A)||come out at night|
|C)||search for food|
The waiter was so brusque that we left only a small tip. He was impolite and impatient, and seemed annoyed whenever we asked for something.
|A)||acting or speaking in a rude, abrupt manner|
|C)||knowledgeable and skilled|
The store specializes in cutlery, such as forks and knives, that has unique designs.
|A)||spices and seasonings|
|B)||plates, bowls, and cups|
|C)||silverware; eating utensils|
My sister loathes broccoli, but she loves spinach.
|C)||prepares and cooks|
Psychologists have conducted research on altruism, which can be defined as "putting the needs and welfare of others above one's own needs and well-being."
|A)||psychologists who conduct research|
|B)||research conducted by psychologists|
|C)||putting the needs and welfare of others above one's own needs and well-being|