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Group 8 - Exercise 4

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   abruptly      brutally      gatherings      intimate      patriotism      relegated      shone      signaling      situation      substance   
  1. Malcolm X once said, "You're not to be so blind with [] that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it."
  2. Hey, that policeman is [] you to pull over.
  3. The teenagers [] their flashlights in front of them as they walked down the path to the lake for a midnight swim.
  4. The conversation ended [] when the children entered the room.
  5. The [] that human blood resembles most closely in terms of chemical composition is sea water.
  6. In Burundi, dancing is considered essential to all family and ceremonial [].
  7. The victim was [] murdered in his home with a kitchen knife, by two strangers.
  8. If I were in your [], I'd probably do the same as you.
  9. Visible minorities are often [] to low status positions in society for purely racist reasons.
  10. President Bill Clinton was involved in a scandal when it was discovered that he was having an [] relationship with a young woman working at the White House.

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