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Group 9 - Exercise 5

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   abuse      appear      concede      crisis      estate      offspring      percentile      prosecutors      pulse      verify   
  1. She took a number of intelligence tests, and the results put her in the highest fifth [] of the population.
  2. Most of the time, a person's [] is taken at the wrist, neck, or upper arm.
  3. The gardens on the [] are simply beautiful.
  4. Centuries ago in London, someone drinking at a tavern had the legal right to demand to see the wine cellar to [] that the wine hadn't been watered down.
  5. She will never [] that I am right even if she knows it is true.
  6. Mahatma Gandhi once said that there are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot [] to them except in the form of bread.
  7. The [] of a zebra must learn to run within minutes of birth in order to survive.
  8. My father is having a mid-life [], and is acting like a teenager. It's so embarrassing.
  9. I consider smoking around a child or giving a young child very unhealthy food to eat to be a form of [].
  10. In 1996, South Korean [] formally charged ex-Presidents Roh Tae-woo and Chun Doo Hwan for the 1980 army massacre of pro-democracy activists in Kwangju.

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