Vocabulary exercise 6

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

1. He is ----------------------- on his elder brother. (depend)

2. His parents' ------------------ helped him to be successful. (encourage)

3. It was one of life’s little --------------------- (irony)

4. She is very -------------------- and cooperative. (please)

5. My brother is a soccer ------------------------- (enthusiasm)

6. He was close to the limit of his --------------------- (endure)

7. The bird had -------------------- reared its young and moved off. (presume)

8. He does not believe in -------------------- doctrines. (theology)

9. She was a --------------------- woman who lacked any serious purpose in life. (frivolity)

10. The government does not do enough for the --------------------- of the poor. (better)

Answers

1. He is dependent on his elder brother.

2. His parents' encouragement helped him to be successful.

3. It was one of life’s little ironies.

4. She is very pleasant and cooperative.

5. My brother is a soccer enthusiast.

6. He was close to the limit of his endurance.

7. The bird had presumably reared its young and moved off.

8. He does not believe in theological doctrines.

9. She was a frivolous woman who lacked any serious purpose in life.

10. The government does not do enough for the betterment of the poor.

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