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Group 7 - Exercise 3

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   ambitious      assassinated      broad      comprehend      convey      democratized      format      lottery      recommended      slip   
  1. We've tried to [] our suggestions to the administration in a positive manner, but they don't seem to be listening.
  2. I wrote my friend's new phone number on a [] of paper, and now I can't find it.
  3. Matthew Fox once noted that the technological achievement of the invention of the printing press has effectively [] knowledge by making it available to everyone.
  4. Chen has started an [] project to build 6 large shopping complexes in the country over the next two years.
  5. In Egypt, people are [] to eat lots of cucumbers in order to avoid getting sick in the extreme heat.
  6. The man had very [] shoulders and a thick neck.
  7. You must [] your floppy disk before you can use it.
  8. I never buy [] tickets because I read in the paper that you have more chance of being hit by lightning than of winning the grand prize.
  9. Colombian leader Jorge Eliecer Gaitan was [] in 1948.
  10. Harry Emerson Fosdick once said, "I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could [] it."

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