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Group 10 - Exercise 5

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   claims      control      endanger      explorers      harvested      mock      perceived      rags      spectrum      tastes   
  1. Ketchup got its start in Asia, and was brought back to Europe by British [].
  2. He lost [] of the car when he hit ice, and smashed into a telephone pole.
  3. The President will be meeting with a wide [] of political leaders during his visit to the war-torn region.
  4. George Bernard Shaw once said, "Do not do unto others as you would they should do unto you. Their [] may not be the same."
  5. The factory [] there is no danger to marine life as a result of the waste it is pouring into the river, but no one believes them.
  6. George Farquhar once stated that there is no scandal like [], nor any crime so shameful as poverty.
  7. In the future, scientists may be able to clone human organs, which can then be [], and used for transplants.
  8. I don't understand why you would want to [] your marriage for one night with this woman.
  9. Ultra-violet light waves cannot be [] by the human eye.
  10. A soldier was accidentally killed when a grenade went off during a [] battle exercise.

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