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Group 10 - Exercise 2

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   claimed      controlling      endangered      explorers      harvested      mocked      perceive      rags      spectrum      tastes   
  1. The students [] the teacher's stutter until he became furious and ordered them to be quiet.
  2. The light [] is composed of seven principal colors.
  3. Wild rice is expensive because it must be [] by hand.
  4. Gorillas, [] in most other parts of Africa, are said to be so common in the nation of Gabon that they've almost become a problem.
  5. Many people [] that green issues are important to our country.
  6. The corporation has a [] interest in a number of smaller companies.
  7. Mignon McLaughlin once said that we all become great [] during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair.
  8. This soup [] too salty for me.
  9. The woman [] she had seen a UFO land in a nearby field.
  10. The prisoners in the concentration camp had to use dirty old [] to bandage their injuries.

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