Academic English Advanced Words


Group 2


Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   blazing      consume      exhausted      limb      orientate      resemble      retaliates      simulate      suppress      tough   
  1. Leo Tolstoy once said that all happy families [] one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
  2. The hikers were able to use the stars to [] themselves, and eventually find a road.
  3. Felix Adler once noted that the hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up [] torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.
  4. When you severely injure a [], doctors say you should elevate the [] above the level of the heart until you receive proper medical care.
  5. Cigarettes seem to [] our natural immunity somewhat.
  6. Our math test was really []; more than half the class failed it.
  7. Someone once joked that a vacation is a two-week experience where money and time race each other until both are [].
  8. If either country [] with nuclear weapons, it could be the beginning of the end.
  9. Computer models can [] a collision between galaxies and display it on a TV screen.
  10. The blue whale, the world's largest animal, needs to [] a million-and-a-half-calorie diet every day.

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