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Academic and Advanced Vocabulary Exercises

Group 9 - Exercise 7

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   abuse      appears      concessions      crisis      estate      offspring      percentage      prosecuted      pulse      verify   
  1. It is a real time of [] for our family since my dad lost his job, and my mom fell ill.
  2. The store clerk was suspicious of the young woman, and when he tried to [] her credit card, she ran off.
  3. Lincoln Steffens once remarked that power is what men seek, and any group that gets it will [] it.
  4. The rats were totally overcrowded in the cages, and mothers began to eat their [].
  5. The government has granted tax [] to new companies which create at least 50 permanent jobs.
  6. Frank Burgess once said that if in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your [], you may be dead.
  7. She invests a certain [] of her earnings in the stock market each month.
  8. We visited an English [] which had been turned into a safari park, complete with lions and elephants, to help the owner pay his taxes.
  9. Watching too much television [] to have a negative effect on children's education.
  10. Anyone found shoplifting in the store will be [] for theft.

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