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Group 8 - Exercise 3

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   abrupt      brutalized      gather      intimacy      patriotic      relegated      shone      signals      situated      substances   
  1. My grandfather was totally [] by his experiences in the war, and never wanted to talk about it.
  2. The arts have long been used by governments as tools of propaganda, such as in the recording of [] songs during times of conflict.
  3. The survivors of the shipwreck [] a piece of broken mirror at the rescue planes to show them where they were.
  4. Sri Lanka is an island nation [] in the Indian Ocean.
  5. You'd better rest, and [] your strength for the hike back.
  6. The human sense of smell is so keen that it can detect odors of certain [] even when they are diluted to 1 part per 30 billion.
  7. Our body's desire for food is influenced by a number of internal [].
  8. He is always very [] when speaking to children and never really listens to them.
  9. After his poor showing in a number of games, he was [] to the minor leagues.
  10. Studies show that women generally look to marriage for security, while men seek [] and emotional support.

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