Academic English Advanced Words


Group 4


Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   faction      impact      intellectual      narrow      punishment      ray      relaxation      scheduled      upset      yielded   
  1. The Ranger 8 spacecraft [] over 7,000 photos of the surface of the moon.
  2. There is a Bosnian proverb which says that two things rule the world; reward and [].
  3. The cat was curled up in front of the window, in a [] of warm sunshine.
  4. My mother practiced some [] techniques to help her deal with the pain she suffered as a result of having cancer.
  5. The theories of Albert Einstein launched an [] search for a single coherent law that governs the universe.
  6. All the extra-terrestrials were killed by the [] when their spaceship slammed into the Eiffel Tower.
  7. Neils Bohr once said that an expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very [] field.
  8. The shortest [] air route in the world is between two small islands in the North of Scotland. The total flight time is 1.5 minutes!
  9. Peace talks have broken off following an attack in a crowded market place by a [] loyal to the former communist leader.
  10. Canada's win over Mexico in the 2000 Gold Cup was a major [] in the world of soccer.

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