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Group 5 - Exercise 7

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   addiction      astonishing      cabinet      evidence      heap      otherwise      repression      site      smooth      troops   
  1. Saadi once remarked that a little and a little, collected together, become a great deal; the [] in the barn consists of single grains.
  2. Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador was murdered for preaching against the violent [] of his countrymen.
  3. The plane made a [] landing even though one of the wheels wasn't functioning properly.
  4. On June 6, 1944, some 2,700 ships carrying 176,000 [] landed in Normandy, France, in the largest seaborne invasion in history.
  5. About 68 percent of adults believe that during the next century, [] will be discovered that shows that other life exists in this or other galaxies.
  6. The tiny country of Brunei is known chiefly for the [] wealth of its Sultan.
  7. You'd better apologize to your girlfriend; [], she'll probably dump you.
  8. Fire crews rushed to the [] of the plane crash.
  9. They have a beautiful solid oak [] to hold their china and crystal.
  10. He had such an [] to cigarettes that he smoked 40 a day, and could never imagine stopping.

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