Term 2: Online Vocabulary Practice – Senior #2

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Term 2: Online Vocabulary Practice  Senior #2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mr. Benson has a sizeable [Blank] income, yet he chooses to love frugally. (dispose)
  • 2. 
    The  journalist was accused of [Blank] the facts.  (distort)
  • 3. 
    The community had [Blank] views on how their living environment could be improved.  (diverge)
  • 4. 
    Coming from a rich family, John simply could not [Blank] with the plight of impoverished children.  (empathy)
  • 5. 
    His [Blank] speech almost caused a racial riot.  (inflame)
  • 6. 
    It is indeed foolish to think that one can love in complete [Blank].  (isolate)
  • 7. 
    There is a greater [Blank] that you will love longer if you adopt a moderate lifestyle.  (likely)
  • 8. 
    Most of her colleagues are aware of the [Blank] streak in her character.  (manipulate)
  • 9. 
    Japan is one of the few countries where tradition and [Blank] can coexist peacefully.  (modern)
  • 10. 
    Scientific training makes a person think [Blank].  (rational)
  • 11. 
    The country is able to prevent radical discord because of the government’s [Blank] policy.  (affirm)
  • 12. 
    The police have [Blank] the rumours of a pre-dawn jailbreak at the women’s prison.  (affirm)
  • 13. 
    My loyalty to the country is beyond doubt and does not need any kind of [Blank].  (affirm)
  • 14. 
    Many mortally wounded soldiers died an [Blank] death on the battlefield.  (agonise)
  • 15. 
    5.  To most kidney patients, the dialysis sessions are simply too [Blank] long.  (agonise)
  • 16. 
    The driver was in [Blank] when he was pulled out from the wreckage.  (agonise)
  • 17. 
    The company was forced to make a grovelling [Blank] for fear of being sued.  (apologise)
  • 18. 
    He was not [Blank] about his strong criticisms of the management as he felt that he was championing the workers’ rights. (apologise)
  • 19. 
    The store manager explained [Blank] that only certain items were sold at a discount.  (apologise)
  • 20. 
    The ornate curvy roofs of the temple are [Blank] of Chinese architecture.  (character)
  • 21. 
    The story has an intriguing plot, but its [Blank] is rather weak.  (character)
  • 22. 
    I would [Blank] Leslie as a man of honour and a born leader.  (character)
  • 23. 
    Apart from a few dissenting voices, the people [Blank] accepted the government’s harsh measures to revive the economy. (generalise)
  • 24. 
    I think some people are making too many [Blank] about an issue that they do not really understand.  (generalise)
  • 25. 
    15.  Instead of talking in [Blank] terms, the minister should be more specific about the need to improve the living environment.  (generalise)
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