English vocabulary exercise

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word.

1. At that ………………, he decided to proceed with his original plans. (juncture / junction)

2. We ……………. the old TV set and bought a new one. (junked / jutted)

3. It was an old knife but its blade had a …………….. edge. (keen / blunt)

4. For a grown man, he acted in a very …………….. manner. (jovial / juvenile)

5. It was so ……………. to see him throw away the banana and try to eat the peeling. (ludicrous / interesting)

6. This is just the …………….. before the storm. (lull / dull)

7. A good friend is always …………… (loyal / regal)

8. He was not ashamed of his ……………….. origins. (lowly / lofty)

9. Once he took the vow, his loyalty never …………… (varied / wavered)

10. The sun is just one of the thousands of ………………. in the sky. (luminaries / visionaries)

Answers

1. At that juncture, he decided to proceed with his original plans.

2. We junked the old TV set and bought a new one.

3. It was an old knife but its blade had a keen edge.

4. For a grown man, he acted in a very juvenile manner.

5. It was so ludicrous to see him throw away the banana and try to eat the peeling.

6. This is just the lull before the storm.

7. A good friend is always loyal.

8. He was not ashamed of his lowly origins.

9. Once he took the vow, his loyalty never wavered.

10. The sun is just one of the thousands of luminaries in the sky.

 

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