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01. [Nature] cleans our air and water, and makes the soil that grows our food.
02. The recent earthquakes in the world really show the power of [nature].
03. It is not in Anne's [nature] to be mean to people. She's kind to everyone.
04. He loves [nature] and spends all the time he can outdoors.
05. If you care about [nature], you should work to stop pollution of our environment.
06. My children love to watch [nature] programs on television.
07. [Nature] makes sure that only the strongest survive.
08. She only eats [natural] foods made without any preservatives or additives.
09. Bradley is a [natural] athlete, and he does well at every sport he tries.
10. What was the [nature] of your discussions in the meeting today?
11. He has been having some problems of a personal [nature] which have been affecting his work.
12. Sophie is fairly quiet by [nature], but she is very sweet.
13. It's not really in my [nature] to doubt people. I'm even a little too trusting at times.
14. There's a beautiful [nature] trail just outside the campsite that you should check out.
15. Frank Lloyd Wright once stated, "I believe in God, only I spell it [Nature]."
16. Hal Lancaster once joked that getting fired is [nature's] way of telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place.
17. Confucius once noted that by [nature], men are nearly alike, but by practice, they get to be wide apart.
18. Aristotle once remarked that in all things of [nature] there is something of the marvelous.
19. Zeno once stated that the goal of life is living in agreement with [nature].
20. Robert Ingersoll once advised that there are in [nature] neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.
21. Lao Tze once suggested that when an effective leader is finished with his work, the people say it happened [naturally].
22. Sex researcher Alfred Kinsey once stated that the only [unnatural] sexual act is that which you cannot perform.
23. George Santayana once remarked that the family is one of [nature's] masterpieces.
24. A French proverb observes that a father is a banker provided by [nature].
25. There is an old saying which reminds us that dying is as [natural] as living.
26. The students visited the beach with a [naturalist], who showed them the different plants and animals living there.

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