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01. Teenagers are often pressured to do something they don't want to by their [peers].
02. Einstein was greatly admired by his [peers] in the scientific community.
03. The local high school has a [peer] counseling program where students give advice to each other on personal and academic issues.
04. The child was obviously a genius, but had trouble relating to his [peers] because of it.
05. The old man [peered] over his glasses at me.
06. The policeman [peered] into the car at the young man.
07. Tiger Woods is almost without [peer] in the world of professional golf today.
08. H. Heimlich once said that if all your [peers] understand what you've done, it's not creative.
09. It was difficult for the young boy to resist the pressure from his [peers] to try smoking.
10. The teacher completely lost the respect of his [peers] when it was discovered that he was having an affair with an underage student.
11. The boys [peered] over the edge of the cliff at the water below, afraid to jump, but afraid to be laughed at by their friends.
12. The boys looked over the edge of the cliff at the water below, afraid to jump, but afraid to be laughed at by their [peers].
13. According to Jean Piaget, it is a child's interaction with [peers] that provides the social experiences crucial for the development of morality.
14. Contact with [peers] provides children with the opportunity to practice social roles and to develop interaction skills.
15. Young people use the popular expressions of their generation to gain acceptance by their [peers].
16. In 1215, Britain's King John was forced by his lords to sign the Magna Carta acknowledging that free men are entitled to judgment by their [peers], and that even a sovereign is not above the law.
17. According to Maier and Warren, students working in online groups usually place great value on the advice and support they get from their [peers].
18. In the mid 1500s, the French composer Josquin des Prez was considered to be without [peer] in the musical world.

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