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Group 9 - Exercise 8

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   abuse      appearance      concede      crisis      estates      offspring      percentage      prosecution      pulsing      verified   
  1. My temples were [], and I had a terrible headache.
  2. He always contributes a certain [] of his income to charity every month.
  3. Her alibi has been [] by a number of other people, so all the charges against her have been dropped.
  4. Witnesses for the [] testified they heard a terrible argument between the defendant and the victim on the night of the murder.
  5. The London Evening Standard once suggested that the tanned [] of many Londoners is not sunburn - it is rust.
  6. Artist Joseph Albers described a mixed color as the [] of two original colors.
  7. The terrorist attack on the World Trade Center became an international [] which affected countries all over the world.
  8. His body took a lot of [] during the fight.
  9. Throughout its history, many Latvians were poorly paid workers bound to farming [] owned by foreigners.
  10. American Vice-President Al Gore was eventually obliged to [] the presidential election to George W. Bush after the Supreme Court of Florida halted the recount of questionable ballots in that state.

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