Words Count - Chapter 18
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 18. 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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Don't give me that —I need a straight answer.


I expected the author to give a balanced account, not a one-sided .


After coming out of his coma, his first was "What day is it?"


A typical late-night talk show starts with a humorous by the host.


The of rappers is unmistakable and can be recognized in a second.


For decades, he has been one of the most members of the Senate.


suffers when people speak with their mouth full.


The Reverend King's "I have a dream" speech is one of the most famous in American history.


She could understand the textbook Spanish of her fellow students but was confused by the of native speakers.


Computer makes the manual hard to understand.

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