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Group 8 - Exercise 7

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   abrupt      brute      gather      intimate      patriotism      relegated      shines      signal      situation      substance   
  1. Kevlar, created in 1965, is the strongest plastic [] in the world.
  2. My father joined the navy after the Second World War partly out of a sentiment of [].
  3. The dog was a huge [] with terrible fangs and muscles of steel.
  4. Thomas is in a difficult [], and I don't know how he is going to get out of it.
  5. In a year's time, bees [] 80,000 tons of pollen in the United States.
  6. The taxi came to an [] stop in front of the train station.
  7. We have [] all my ex-husband's unwanted junk to the garage for the time being.
  8. In many cultures, kissing is considered to be an [] gesture that should not occur in public.
  9. The world's first electric traffic light [] was installed in Cleveland, Ohio in the 1920s.
  10. An area of the sun's surface the size of a postage stamp [] with the power of 1,500,000 candles.

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