English vocabulary exercise for class 10

This vocabulary exercise tests your range of English vocabulary.

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. The trapeze artists performed ………………. stunts. (breath)

2. The speaker’s ……………. talk cheered up the audience. (breeze)

3. The ……………….. of life should make everyone live each day to the fullest. (brief)

4. ……………… the hall by painting it yellow. (bright)

5. The diamond glowed with pure ……………….. (brilliant)

6. The kidnappers subjected their victims to extreme ……………….. (brutal)

7. The package is light but it is too ……………. to carry. (bulk)

8. Let’s conduct this meeting in a …………………. manner. (business)

9. He has a ………………… mind. (brilliance)

10. The illness gave him a …………….. appearance. (cadaver)

Answers

1. The trapeze artists performed breathtaking stunts.

2. The speaker’s breezy talk cheered up the audience.

3. The brevity of life should make everyone live each day to the fullest.

4. Brighten the hall by painting it yellow.

5. The diamond glowed with pure brilliance.

6. The kidnappers subjected their victims to extreme brutality.

7. The package is light but it is too bulky to carry.

8. Let’s conduct this meeting in a businesslike manner.

9. He has a brilliant mind.

10. The illness gave him a cadaverous appearance.

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