Academic English Advanced Words


Group 4


Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   faction      impact      intellect      narrow      punishment      rays      relax      reschedule      upset      yields   
  1. There is a Hebrew proverb which states that when two men quarrel, the one who [] first displays the nobler character.
  2. In a surprising [] this afternoon, last year's tennis champion was defeated by an 18-year-old newcomer to the pro circuit.
  3. The hockey player's 4-game suspension is sufficient [] for the high-sticking incident.
  4. John Russell once said that it is impossible that the whisper of a [] should prevail against the voice of a nation.
  5. Economic trends have an especially severe [] on adolescents who are trying to become independent.
  6. Sharon displayed her awesome [] during the debate with her classmates.
  7. I won't be able to make it to tomorrow's meeting. Can we []?
  8. A jet airliner would need more than 18 years to complete the journey our sun's [] make through space in 8 minutes.
  9. Sidney J. Harris once said that the time to [] is when you don't have time for it.
  10. He has such a [] mind. He is racist, sexist; everything you can imagine.

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