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01. Everyone working in the [sphere] of education will be affected by the government's budget cuts.
02. After World War Two, Czechoslovakia fell within the Soviet [sphere] of influence.
03. Free-moving liquid in outer space will form itself into a [sphere] because of its surface tension.
04. How do you calculate the mass of a [sphere]?
05. By studying the movement of sunspots, Galileo was able to conclude that the sun is a [sphere] rotating on its axis.
06. The U.S. has increased its [sphere] of influence in the region through its program of financial assistance to the war-torn areas.
07. The cage is [spherical] in shape.
08. Use the following formula to calculate the volume of a [sphere].
09. The area of a [sphere] can be determined using this formula.
10. Ancient astronomers thought the sky was a hollow [sphere] surrounding Earth.
11. Our sun is a [spherical] ball of hot gas.
12. Winston Churchill once remarked that the power of man has grown in every [sphere], except over himself.
13. Gail Hamilton once said that every person is responsible for all the good within the scope of his abilities, and for no more, and none can tell whose [sphere] is the largest.
14. Ann Plato once remarked that a good education is that which prepares us for our future [sphere] of action.
15. John Quincey Adams once stated that to furnish the means of acquiring knowledge is the greatest benefit that can be conferred upon mankind. It prolongs life itself, and enlarges the [sphere] of existence.
16. The family touches every [sphere] of a child's existence.
17. Throughout history, men have increasingly assumed dominance in the public [sphere].
18. Computer technology has been responsible for great changes in the economic order of the world, in addition to political and cultural [spheres].
19. Feminism is about challenging the division of labor in the world that puts men in charge of the public [spheres] - work, government, etc. - while women carry the entire burden of raising a family without being paid for their efforts.
20. The space shuttle was struck by a large, [spherically]-shaped object.

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