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01. Some people say that animals can [sense] an earthquake before it occurs.
02. Police are looking for witnesses in the [senseless] beating of an 80-year-old man on the weekend.
03. Some people think that dogs can [sense] your fear.
04. My [sense] of smell is really bad right now because of my allergies.
05. There is a real [sense] of urgency to the peace talks now, with both sides warning of the dangers of not reaching a settlement.
06. I hope that if the kids get into trouble, they'll have the [sense] to ask for help.
07. There is so much [senseless] violence in society today.
08. Scott was knocked [senseless] by a baseball that struck him in the forehead.
09. Aphra Behn once said that money speaks [sense] in a language all nations understand.
10. It has been said that a [sense] of curiosity is nature's original school of education.
11. There is a Finnish proverb which suggests that age does not give [sense]; it only makes one go slowly.
12. There is a French proverb which observes that common [sense] is not so common.
13. There is a Hebrew proverb which states that if the wine comes in, good [sense] goes out.
14. Studies show that one-fourth of the people who lose their [sense] of smell also lose their desire for sexual relations.
15. [Sensory] input is diminished when we are asleep.
16. If giant clams [sense] any danger, their huge shells shut tight.
17. The kiwi of New Zealand is the world's only bird which has a [sense] of smell.
18. Culture, in the scientific [sense], is the ability to invent new behaviors that are adopted by the population group and are passed along to succeeding generations.

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