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Group 5 - Exercise 2

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   addict      astonishing      Cabinet      evidence      heaps      otherwise      repress      site      smooth      troop   
  1. My son is a hockey [] who watches every game he can.
  2. There was no wind, so the surface of the sea was as [] as glass.
  3. In most societies, there are powerful attempts to control and sometimes [] minorities.
  4. William Pitt the Elder once said, "If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign [] was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms, never, never, never!"
  5. Lytton Strachey once remarked that perhaps of all the creations of man, language is the most [].
  6. A [] on the southwest coast of the island of Tobago is said to have inspired the setting of the novel "Robinson Crusoe."
  7. The Prime Minister announced major changes to his [] today.
  8. I felt really sick last night; [], I would have come to your party.
  9. My mother made [] of potato salad for the picnic.
  10. There is [] of glass being made by man about 10,000 B.C.

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