Vocabulary exercise 1

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Fill in the blanks with the appropriate form of the words given in the brackets.

1. Everyone appreciated the ------------------- of the idea. (novel)

2. He was --------------------- of his rich neighbor. (envy)

3. Kids can become very ------------------- when they are unwell. (irritability)

4. We have to -------------------- our campaign against child labour. (intense)

5. The sage told the young man that he was reaping the harvest of the --------------------- he had sown. (hate)

6. Until the police complete the --------------------- the accused will not be released on bail. (investigate)

7. My grandmother takes great ------------------ in feeding stray dogs. (please)

8. We had a -------------------- vacation in Maldives. (memory)

9. The woman ---------------------- at the death of her husband. (grieve)

10. The circus artist performed many dangerous tricks while walking ----------------------- on a rope. (precarious)

Answers

1. Everyone appreciated the novelty of the idea.

2. He was envious of his rich neighbor.

3. Kids can become very irritable when they are unwell.

4. We have to intensify our campaign against child labour.

5. The sage told the young man that he was reaping the harvest of the hatred he had sown.

6. Until the police complete the investigation the accused will not be released on bail.

7. My grandmother takes great pleasure in feeding stray dogs.

8. We had a memorable vacation in Maldives.

9. The woman grieved at the death of her husband.

10. The circus artist performed many dangerous tricks while walking precariously on a rope.

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