Words Count - Chapter 21
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 21. 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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Friends and Enemies


We became friends in high school and our feelings for each other lasted well into adulthood.


The European Union turned people that had been for centuries into friends and allies.


Don't be fooled by her manner: she can be tough as nails when it counts.


Many scientific journals publish an article only if it has been favorably reviewed by the author's .


between North and South Korea or between Mainland China and Taiwan has been a source of tension in the Far East.


There's such a strong between Maggie and me that we don't even say "Hello" when we meet by chance.


I have a strong for characters in movies or books who remain loyal to friends under difficult conditions.


Most people need a in their life, a person with whom they can share their deepest feelings.


In interdisciplinary research, scientists with different backgrounds to address a problem they could not solve alone.


Jean's death devastated me because she was my — I don't know how I will get along without her.

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