Words Matter - Chapter 17
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 17. 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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Food Chat


To me, no fruit tastes better than a ripe, peach.


love buffet-style meals because they can eat as much as they want.


I love the air in shops selling Mideastern or Indian spices.


Thanksgiving is the one day in the year when I allow myself to become a , tasting everything that's on the table.


Salsa is a whose popularity has grown enormously over the years.


When in their teens, boys often have a appetite.


People used to make fun of the of England, but things have changed over there: The food has gotten much better.


I have a hard time passing by a shop.


The advertisement had promised a dinner, but all we got was a tough steak with soggy French fries.


I am fond of any that uses plenty of herbs and spices.

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