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Academic and Advanced Vocabulary Exercises

Group 7 - Exercise 1

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   ambition      assassination      broaden      convey      democracy      format      incomprehensible      lottery      recommendations      slipped   
  1. His grandmother [] a five dollar bill into his hand, and told him to buy himself a little present.
  2. Winston Churchill once said that the best argument against [] is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
  3. Someone once said that women who seek equality with men lack [].
  4. We'll need to change the [] of our presentation because they don't have the software to support a presentation of this kind in the meeting room.
  5. The teacher was trying to [] a sense of enthusiasm for reading poetry to a group of adolescent boys.
  6. We hired the services of a consultant, who made a number of [] on how we could increase efficiency in our business.
  7. Travelling to different countries can really [] one's knowledge of the world.
  8. St. Valentine's Day on February 14th dates back to a Roman festival of youth, when young people chose their sweethearts by [].
  9. The enormous amounts of information generally gathered in survey research is [] in raw form.
  10. In 1858, Italian revolutionary Felice Orsini threw bombs at Napoleon III in Paris in an [] attempt, but the Emperor was unharmed.

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