01. The [origins] of many of the beliefs of Christianity can be found in a number of religions.
02. Sean Connery played the leading role in the [original] James Bond movies.
03. Dion is [originally] from Pittsburgh, but now lives in Harrisburg.
04. In my opinion, his medical problems are largely psychological in [origin].
05. He is working at an astrophysical observatory doing research into the [origins] of the universe.
06. Studies show that class [origin] has a significant influence on the occupation that a child will eventually choose.
07. Please do not submit a copy of your transcripts; we require the [original].
08. Disney is proud to announce the release of its newest animation feature "Tarzan," with [original] songs by Phil Collins.
09. Your daughter shows a lot of [originality] in her writing.
10. Smiley Blanton once said that a sense of curiosity is nature's [original] school of education.
11. Charles Darwin first described his theories of evolution in detail in his work entitled "The [Origin] of Species by Means of Natural Selection."
12. French artist Georges Seurat once remarked to Vincent van Gogh that [originality] depends only on the character of the drawing, and the vision peculiar to each artist.
13. Pizza [originated] in the Italian city of Naples.
14. People of Palestinian [origin] account for about 60% of the population of Jordan.
15. In Bolivia, one can often tell a woman's region of [origin] by the clothes she wears.
16. Many central European rivers [originate] in the Czech Republic.
17. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the [original] 13 as the U.S. expanded across the North American continent.
18. James Fitzjames Stephen once stated, "[Originality] consists in thinking for yourself, not in thinking differently from other people."
19. More than 50 years ago, a Russian psychologist proposed that children's thoughts and actions [originate] from their social interactions, particularly with parents.
20. Both psychologists and philosophers are keenly interested in determining the [origins] of knowledge.
21. The Earth's surface fluids are of prime importance in the [origin] and development of our planet's landscape.
22. Scientists presently argue two different hypotheses for the [origin] of the moons of Mars.
23. In Greek mythology, music was believed to have a divine [origin].

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