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Group 8 - Exercise 8

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   abruptly      brutally      gathers      intimately      patriotism      relegated      shine      signals      situations      substance   
  1. There is an old expression in English which states that a rolling stone [] no moss.
  2. In his book, the ideology of communism has been [] to the status of a failed experiment which had catastrophic consequences while it lasted.
  3. George William Curtis once suggested that a man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle, and [] is loyalty to that principle.
  4. His teaching career ended [] after he was accused of sexually touching a young boy.
  5. George Washington Carver once observed that we get closer to God as we get more [] and understandingly acquainted with the things He has created.
  6. During the summer in Antarctica, the sun can [] all night at the South Pole.
  7. Bill Cosby once remarked that you can turn painful [] around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.
  8. The old man treated his dog [], kicking it and punching it when it didn't obey him.
  9. Anger [] your body to prepare for a fight.
  10. Tooth enamel is the hardest [] manufactured in the human body.

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