There are few schools in the immediate area.
What she was saying was rather bizarre.
A bizarre thought leaped into his mind.
Her work has been crucial to the project's success.
It is crucial that the problem is tackled immediately.
Is it wise to go out in this treacherous weather?
a treacherous road/path/journey
If it is a genuine Michelangelo drawing, it will sell for millions.
She invited the alleged princess to get some sleep.
1. Failing the final exams was a bitter disappointment for me
2. a bitter fight/argument
He gave me a bitter look.
1. The river was brown and murky after the storm.
2. We suspected he had a murky past.
I don't want to get into the murky waters of family arguments.
Are there any species of frog indigenous to the area?
So who are the indigenous people of this land?
France and Germany have signed a bilateral agreement to help prevent drug smuggling.
an abrupt change/halt/departure
Our conversation came to an abrupt end when George burst into the room.
1. This area is sacred to the Apaches.
2. His daily routine is absolutely sacred to him.
Some women make a deliberate choice to rear a child alone.
I didn't take a deliberate decision to lose weight. It just happened.
1. We both felt that we were destined to meet.
2.a book destined for the Christmas market
1. hands-on computer training
2. She is very much a hands-on manager.
The speaker got a hostile reception from the audience.
She was openly hostile towards her parents.
War now seems almost inevitable.
It was inevitable that there would be job losses.
A rise in the interest rates seems inevitable.
The cottage was cold and damp.
It feels damp in here.
Wipe the surface with a damp cloth
It is compulsory for all motorcyclists to wear helmets.
English is a compulsory subject at this level.
Things were developing into a full-on catastrophe.