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She won in the quarterfinals but lost in the (semifinals). FINAL
He was calling for a plan to provide free (preschool) for all 4-year-olds. SCHOOL
(Examinees) are not allowed to talk during written exams. EXAM
Did you think she was a (burglar)? BURGLE
Some therapists use (hypnosis) to recover possibly repressed memories. HYPNOTISE
It was (foolishness) to rob a bank in the daylight. FOOL
With 10 people living in one house, you don’t get much (privacy). PRIVATE
New technology is going to (revolutionise) everything we do. REVOLUTION
Several new players (outshone) the great veterans and they dropped out of competitions. SHINE
The Fokker Wolf was the perfect plane for a (transatlantic) flight. ATLANTIC
The spirit of hope is (embodied) in the character Jane. BODY
Eventually he found himself in quite a(n) (advantageous) position. ADVANTAGE
The recession led to a flood of (bankruptcies). BANKRUPT
Why ere you frightened (of) the dark?
It was an experience she would treasure (for) the rest of her life.
The quickest way to dispose (of) the rubbish is to burn it.
Recent pressure at work may account (for) his behavior.
The old man went from door to door begging (for) food.
He hoped to be promoted to a chief (B) soon.
A)supervisor B)executive C)administrator
They closed the factory, giving the workers only a week’s (A).
A)notice B)note C)warning
The campaign aims to (C) awareness of the dangers of passive smoking.
A)rise B)arise C)raise
Frequently horses form a strong (B) with their riders.
The place had a light and (airy) feel. AIR
I was happy to buy the computer I had been (after) for long.
When we do (up) the house its price will go up.
It’s about time she stood (up for) her rights.
(A) foods may lack the vitamins and minerals found in fresh produce.
A)Processed B)Developed C)Improved
The smell of the cooked fish made her mouth (A).
A)water B)moisten C)soak
Yoga is a very effective technique for (A) stress.
A)combating B)opposing C)defying
There is live music on the terrace in (A) season.
They pulled (B) to the shoulder to fix the flat tire.
All new employees are required to undergo a (B) examination.
The injured were taken to (A) at the local hospital.
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