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Group 5 - Exercise 9

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   addicted      astonishingly      cabinet      evidence      heaps      otherwise      repression      site      smooth      troops   
  1. I think my neighbor is [] to coffee; she drinks about 15 cups a day.
  2. The thief is a [] talker who is able to convince elderly women to let him come into their home to use the telephone, but who then steals anything of value he can find.
  3. Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata was ambushed and killed by government [] in April of 1919.
  4. Please call your grandmother on her birthday; [], she'll get upset.
  5. The young man is [] strong, and should make the Olympics easily.
  6. The World Trade Center was the [] of the most terrible terrorist attack to ever take place on American soil.
  7. After years of political unrest, and [] of the black majority, the new government has succeeded in establishing a certain stability in South Africa.
  8. My parents bought a nice antique china [] at a garage sale the other day for only $200.
  9. British philosopher Bertrand Russell once remarked, "It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for [] which could support this."
  10. I have [] of work to do over the weekend.

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