Words Count - Chapter 13
Exercise 2

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Directions: Each of the sentences below contains a blank to be filled in with some form of a word from Chapter 13. Below each sentence, there are three choices for filling in the blank. Click the choice you think is the correct one and read the sentence with the blank filled in. If you are not satisfied, select another choice; you may do this as often as you wish.

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Crime and Punishment


Breaking into a building and stealing from it is a , even though it's a non-violent one.


Burglar alarms are meant to thieves from entering a home.


The teacher her class for being late after the break.


Although he had completed his sentence, no one considered him .


Caught spraying graffiti on a wall, he was charged with .


Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), the first black president of South Africa, was for almost thirty years because of his political activities.


People with access to a company's cash must resists temptations to some of it.


All team sports impose on players who break the rules of the game.


Sending me a bunch of flowers is not enough for the pain I suffered because of your reckless driving.


The warden fully intended to take action against the prisoners who had rebelled.

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