Surprisingly cost was regarded __________ important factor in choosing a new cell phone by the three teenagers.
Maine's coastline is a major attraction and a vista of sandy beaches contrasted ________ rockbound shoreline.
John knows that he had better ________ his algebra skills before the mid-term exam.
The pressure ________ was intense after his team lost five basketball games in a row.
In __________, the team has begun to show some form again and has won some big games.