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Group 10 - Exercise 1

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   claimed      controlling      endangered      explore      harvest      imperceptibly      mocked      rags      spectrum      taste   
  1. His beliefs may be on the left side of the political [] but he lives a very extravagant lifestyle.
  2. Environmentalists are asking the government to pass stricter laws to protect [] species.
  3. A human can [] one gram of salt in 500 liters of water.
  4. The gas station can use any old clothing or blankets you don't want as [] for cleaning up grease and oil.
  5. The time of [] is traditionally a time of celebration in farming regions all over the world.
  6. The other children often [] Allan because he didn't know how to swim or ride a bicycle.
  7. Due to the dust clouds present in our region of the universe, photographs taken from earth can [] only about 10 percent of our galaxy.
  8. He fought his partner for a [] interest in the company.
  9. Henry was accused of stealing a chocolate bar, but he [] that he had just forgotten to pay for it.
  10. The human eye is continuously, but [] moving.

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