Academic English Advanced Words


Group 2


Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   blaze      consumed      exhaust      limbs      oriented      resembles      retaliated      simulated      suppression      tough   
  1. A couple of large [] fell off the tree during the storm.
  2. Michel E. Montaign once suggested that a good marriage [] friendship rather than love.
  3. New firefighters go through a series of [] fires as part of their training.
  4. He is very family-[], and isn't interested in getting promoted if it means he will have less time to spend with his children.
  5. When the Americans placed a tariff on Russian steel coming into the U.S., the Russians [] by placing an embargo on American chicken imports.
  6. Be careful you don't touch the [] pipe when you get on the motorcycle; it is really hot.
  7. The fire [] the house within minutes.
  8. Dissidents say the attempts at [] of their voices will only make them stronger.
  9. Zig Ziglar once stated that when you are [] on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.
  10. A dozen prisoners escaped from jail when a fire started, and all the doors were unlocked to let firemen fight the [].

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