36.
The ship was caught in the tempest and all but the captain were drowned.

37.
The kingdom suffered a constant threat from certain predatory tribes.

38.
Everyone in the bazaar turned to stare at the visitor and his preposterous dress.

39.
Plants that grow and exist in deserts have highly specialized means of adapting themselves to the arid environment.

40.
It was presumptuous of him to make a remark in the assembly.