Words Matter - Chapter 22
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 22. 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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Living with the Animals


Pigs and dogs are .


Women like Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey, who studied the great apes, are among the best known of our time.


Small animals must live in constant fear of .


As a teenager, Terry had a appetite for comics.


Wetlands typically are the of a great number of species.*


Australia developed such a unique because of its isolation from the other continents.


Most animals try to avoid humans unless they are provoked.


Whenever Patty describes her cat's feelings, her husband accuses her of .


animals need meat and should not be put on a meatless diet.


Isn't it amazing that dogs as different as a St. Bernard and a miniature pinscher are in fact members of the same ?

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