Vocabulary exercise 5

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Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. India is known for its cultural ------------------ (diverse)

2. ---------------------- is the root cause of many ailments. (anxious)

3. He seemed very --------------------- about the project but then he backed out. (enthuse)

4. His ------------------ is contagious. (enthuse)

5. He --------------------- a great sum of money from his parents. (inherit)

6. -------------------- is the stepping stone to success. (fail)

7. She was an --------------------- child. (obey)

8. He was refused ---------------------- to go abroad. (permit)

9. The ------------------- Chief Minister will preside over the function. (honour)

10. Film stars enjoy great ------------------- (popular)

11. Tokyo is the most -------------------- city in the world. (population)

12. The king was --------------------- towards his subjects. (sympathy)

13. I felt great ------------------- for the accident victims. (sympathise)

14. It was not easy to -------------------- with his predicament. (sympathy)

Answers

1. India is known for its cultural diversity.

2. Anxiety is the root cause of many ailments.

3. He seemed very enthusiastic about the project but then he backed out.

4. His enthusiasm is contagious.

5. He inherited a great sum of money from his parents.

6. Failure is the stepping stone to success.

7. She was an obedient child.

8. He was refused permission to go abroad.

9. The honourable Chief Minister will preside over the function.

10. Film stars enjoy great popularity.

11. Tokyo is the most populous city in the world.

12. The king was sympathetic towards his subjects.

13. I felt great sympathy for the accident victims.

14. It was not easy to sympathise with his predicament.

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