Words Matter - 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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Following the Rules


After by the court, the mayor had to allow the demonstration to take place.


Paul is quite about his right to privacy.


Although the cats were the same size, the orange one was clearly to the black one.


What makes scientists like Newton or Einstein so great is that they successfully challenged the of their time.


Christian denominations differ in the degree to which they expect their followers to accept a specific .


At the core of the American Constitution is the that all men are created equal.


In to my late mother's wish, I will ask mourners not to bring flowers, but to give the money to charity.


Some people still consider it to claim that the earth is not flat.


It's sometimes easier for a government to issue than it is to see that they are enforced.


I know many who are actually proud of their unorthodox* ways.

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