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Group 10 - Exercise 9

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   claims      endanger      explored      harvest      mock      perceive      rags      spectrum      taste      uncontrollable   
  1. She has an [] need for chocolate, and it's very dangerous to get between her and a chocolate bar.
  2. She felt a wide [] of emotions as she watched her daughter get married.
  3. Raising taxes at this time could [] this slow recovery of the economy.
  4. The beggar was dressed in [] and was obviously very hungry.
  5. We [] the old town on foot for the first couple of days after arriving in the city.
  6. Smoking [] more lives in the U.S. than car accidents, murders and heart attacks combined.
  7. Arnold Bennett once said that good [] is better than bad [], but bad [] is better than no [].
  8. Gus' parents jumped back in [] terror when he jumped out at them from behind the door and yelled, "Boo!"
  9. Og Mandino once observed, always do your best; what you plant now, you will [] later.
  10. Dogs can [] certain sounds which the human ear cannot hear.

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