Words Matter - Chapter 4
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 4. 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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All Well and Good


Clean air is for people who suffer from asthma or from allergies.


In order to survive, charities depend on the generosity of their year after year.


Studies have shown that pets can provide real for people who are lonely or troubled.


Making the sign of the cross with the right hand is a form of in the Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox churches.


Americans expect their presidents to have great personal .


I try to avoid because I think people who use them often have something to hide.


My hike through the woods, with the birds singing and the sun shining, was a real for my nerves.


When it came to his children, he showed no because he believed that they had to make it in life on their own.


Getting the new drug approved was a tremendous to the company.


The that greeted the early victories soon gave way to despair when people realized how costly they had been.

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