Nouns Made From Verbs

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Make nouns ending in -sis or -ure from the following verbs, making any necessary changes in spelling. Then put each noun in its correct place in the sentences below. emphasizehypnotizesignanalyseparalyse diagnose failcloseenclose


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
          The doctor's__________was that I had bronchitis.
  • 2. 
    Don't put an_________inside an aerogramme. It is not permitted.
  • 3. 
    The________ of the blood will help the police find the murderer.
  • 4. 
    The doctor used_________to make her calm and relaxed.
  • 5. 
    He was very ambitious, and his_______to become prime minister was a shock to him.
  • 6. 
    The_______ at the bottom of the letter was impossible to read.
  • 7. 
    Some teachers put a lot of_________on learning by heart
  • 8. 
    This disease can lead to the_________ of certain muscles.
  • 9. 
    The_________ of the factory and loss of jobs came as a result of fewer orders from abroad.