Words Count - Chapter 7
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 7. 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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Timely Words


Regular exercising is much better for you than doing it .


The movie gets off to a terrific start and ends with a big bang, but the is so boring that many people leave halfway through.


Our freedom to chose is in conflict with our right not be bothered by other people's choices.


Many governments refuse to pay ransom to kidnappers out of fear that it would establish a dangerous .


When the wind starts to pick up and you see lightning in the distance, you know a thunderstorm is .


Stop , put on your coat, and get into the car!


In football, the kicker and holder must practice extensively to get their movements perfectly .


Coming back to my home town after so many years caused me to engage in .


Before telephones came into use, military leaders had a hard time keeping track of troop movements during a battle.


The arrest of the sniper and his conviction put everyone in the community at greater ease.

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