01. Keep stirring your hot chocolate until it all [dissolves], or else it'll be lumpy.
02. You can [dissolve] substances in a liquid more easily if you heat it.
03. Opposition to the government's new policy [dissolved] when the latest opinion poll showed widespread public support for the initiative.
04. When I have a sore throat, I gargle with warm water with salt [dissolved] in it.
05. Our committee has been [dissolved] now that we have finished our report.
06. The Prime Minister is expected to [dissolve] Parliament, and call an election.
07. I love to drink hot ginger tea with lemon and a big spoonful of maple syrup [dissolved] in it.
08. Daniel Boorstin once said that time makes heroes, but [dissolves] celebrities.
09. A diamond will not [dissolve] in acid.
10. Your problems won't simply [dissolve] if you ignore them, so you'd better do something about them.
11. Water will [dissolve] more substances than will any other liquid.
12. In 1981, army officer Jerry Rawlings took over the government of Ghana, [dissolved] Parliament, and suspended the Constitution.
13. Someone once noted that the first thing in the human personality that [dissolves] in alcohol is dignity.
14. While divorce was not possible in Ireland until recently, there were other ways of [dissolving] a marriage.
15. Over the years, the percentage of marriages [dissolving] due to death has decreased.
16. The Republic of Kyrgyzstan suffered a period of confusion and violence as the Soviet Union [dissolved].
17. The federation of Czechoslovakia [dissolved] peacefully on January 1, 1993 to become the independent nations of the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
18. In August of 1806, the German Emperor officially [dissolved] the Holy Roman Empire.
19. The molecules of a lump of sugar [dissolving] in the bottom of a cup of coffee are in constant motion, colliding with and rebounding off each other.
20. Hall and Oates sang, "Pretty bodies help [dissolve] the memories, but they can never be what she was to me."
21. In 1534, King Henry VIII [dissolved] all of the country's Catholic monasteries, and became head of the Church of England.
22. The [dissolution] of Parliament was followed immediately by the Prime Minister's announcement of a fall election.
23. Mineral matter which is [dissolved] by ground water ends up being deposited in a variety of ways.
24. All rivers and streams carry a certain amount of [dissolved] material which is derived principally from ground water.

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