Academic English Advanced Words


Academic and Advanced Vocabulary Exercises

Group 7 - Exercise 4

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   ambition      assassinate      broadest      comprehensible      convey      democratically      format      lottery      recommend      slippery   
  1. He will never amount to anything in life because he lacks the [] to work hard.
  2. There is an African proverb which notes that you should not laugh at the fallen; you may find [] roads ahead.
  3. I [] today's special, a wonderful vegetarian lasagne served with a crispy garden salad, and your choice of ice cream or cheesecake for dessert.
  4. Whenever I begin to get bored with a conversation, I [] my impatience by looking everywhere but at the speaker.
  5. If we can conserve the [] variety of the world's habitats, we will conserve the life within these places.
  6. Claude Monet's 100,000-franc winnings in the French [] in 1891 allowed him to quit his job as a messenger, and do what he really enjoyed - painting.
  7. His speaking is barely [] because he talks so quietly.
  8. Police fear that terrorists may try to [] the President during his appearance at the summit.
  9. Decisions regarding social activities and homework load were made [] by the students in the class.
  10. Many game shows in countries around the world follow the same [] as popular American game shows.

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