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  1. this action would not have been sufficient to____________the odour nuisance.
    energy efficiency may be the quickest way to____________emissions of carbon dioxide.
    the storm suddenly____________.
    1) sluggard
    2) phlegmatic
    3) initiate
    4) embark

    5) cease

    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: cease – come or bring to an end.

  2. an____________desire to blame others when things go wrong.
    we can’t promise____________solutions.
    the offence justified____________dismissal.
    1) languorous

    2) instant

    3) inaugurate
    4) torpid
    5) decelerate

    Answer – 2) 

    Explanation: instant – happening or coming immediately.

  3. the event was recorded by a____________historian.
    this series of paintings is____________with other works in an early style.
    ____________writing says that the city’s walls were formidable.
    1) contemporary
    2) diminish
    3) imbecilic
    4) indolent
    5) drippy
    Answer – 1) 
    Explanation: contemporary – living or occurring at the same time.

  4. an____________housing shortage.
    an____________awareness of changing fashions.
    he has an exceptionally____________mind.
    1) imbecile
    2) cretinous
    3) dragging

    4) acute

    5) imperceptive

    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: acute – (of an unpleasant or unwelcome situation or phenomenon) present or experienced to a severe or intense degree.

  5. the riverbanks were____________in beautiful wild plants.
    there was____________evidence to support the theory.
    there is____________rainfall during the summer.
    1) dense
    2) insensitive
    3) abundant
    4) obtuse
    5) dopey
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: abundant – existing or available in large quantities; plentiful.

  6. a tourniquet of rubber tubing or other____________material is placed around the upper arm.
    the definition of nationality is____________in this cosmopolitan country.
    this option is probably the most____________way of working.
    1) pathetic
    2) elastic
    3) comatose
    4) inverse
    5) adamant
    Answer – 2) 
    Explanation: elastic – (of an object or material) able to resume its normal shape spontaneously after being stretched or compressed.

  7. the ship’s engines____________and cut out altogether.
    it may be a good idea to____________the roles.
    their press ads had a headline____________out of the illustration.
    1) intransigent
    2) reverse
    3) contradiction
    4) stringent
    5) reversion
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: reverse – move backwards.

  8. he had a____________for communicating.
    some people have a____________for making money.
    he has a____________of getting injured at the wrong time.
    1) rigorous
    2) austere
    3) converse
    4) antipode
    5) knack
    Answer – 5) 
    Explanation: knack – an acquired or natural skill at doing something.

  9. fill the holes slightly____________to allow for sanding smooth.
    bulrushes emerge tall and____________from the middle of the pond.
    she took a final look down the____________granite staircase.
    1) obdurate
    2) retrogression
    3) turnabout
    4) proud
    5) chiseled
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: proud – feeling deep pleasure or satisfaction as a result of one’s own achievements, qualities, or possessions or those of someone with whom one is closely associated.

  10. his deeply held political and religious____________.
    she takes pride in stating her political____________.
    she will appeal against her____________.
    1) yielding
    2) regression
    3) conviction
    4) contrary

    5) relenting

    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: conviction – a formal declaration by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law that someone is guilty of a criminal offence.