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Academic and Advanced Vocabulary Exercises

Group 8 - Exercise 9

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   abrupt      brutish      gather      intimate      patriotic      relegated      shone      signal      situation      substances   
  1. Forest fires are burning in 3 different places in the state, but firefighters say the [] is under control.
  2. Alfred Adler once remarked that it is the [] duty of every man to lie for his country.
  3. My boss was very [] when I spoke to him today, so obviously there's something wrong.
  4. When I point to you, that's the [] to begin.
  5. Many animals [] tightly together for defense of the group as a whole.
  6. The human body consists of one-third solid [] and two-thirds of a liquid similar to seawater.
  7. Since his resignation, the former President has been [] to the lecture and talk show circuit.
  8. Happiness depends not on social class, wealth or consumption, but on [] human relationships.
  9. Her blue eyes [] with excitement.
  10. Nathan is a [] looking guy - big, muscular and unshaven.

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