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Group 7 - Exercise 6

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   ambition      assassinated      broad      comprehend      convey      democracy      formatted      lottery      recommendation      slipped   
  1. Henry Scott Holland stated, "Death is nothing at all; it does not count. I have only [] away into the next room."
  2. This diskette has not been []. Would you like to do that now?
  3. Nikolai Copernicus, a Polish astronomer, was the first person to [] that planets move around the sun.
  4. Laurence Peter once said that [] is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
  5. The government of British Columbia funds a [] range of medical services.
  6. Aristotle once noted that personal beauty is a greater [] than any letter of reference.
  7. Cecil Rhodes once said, "Remember that you are an Englishman, and have consequently won first prize in the [] of life."
  8. A Chinese proverb suggests that he who opens his heart for [], closes it for the rest.
  9. People who are unable to speak [] their ideas using sign language.
  10. Abraham Lincoln was the first President to be [].

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