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  1. Chris is () to forget the names of most people. [inclined, prone, disposed]
    apt
  2. Hotels are () places to give a dinner party.[appropriate, proper, suitable]
    apt
  3. James was () to be chosen for such a prestigious award. [surprise, astound, shock]
    astonish (astonished)
  4. The () late employee was punished by his boss.[constantly, persistently, continuously]
    chronically
  5. Jeffrey decorated his room by () red paint in patches all over his walls. [region, area, territory]
    daub(daubing)
  6. Once the () of experts, computer programming can be made easy with new software. [area, field, sphere]
    domain
  7. The citizenry was () about the president's decision to cut taxes by ten percent. [eager, ardent, zealous]
    enthusiastic
  8. The Sahara desert () far and wide. [stretch, reach, range]
    extend(extends)
  9. Thomas Jefferson () the territory of the United States with the Louisiana Purchase. [expand, enlarge, increase, prolong, lengthen]
    extend(extended)
  10. The Taj Mahal is considered a remarkable () of engineering. [achievement, accomplishment, exploit]
    feat
  11. Everyone wants to () their wildest dreams. [accomplish, achieve, execute]
    fulfill
  12. The contract clauses () our requirements. [satisfy, meet]
    fulfill
  13. John Brown () his life () the cause against slavery. [dedicate, devote, commit]
    give over to(gave/over to)
  14. The roof of the cabin collapsed under the () weight of the snow. [ponderous, weighty, burdensome]
    heavy
  15. () in winter is common in certain mammal species. [sleep, dormancy]
    hibernation
  16. The magician created the () that the woman's head was removed from her body. [false impression]
    illusion
  17. Young Albert was () by the mysteries of science. [attract, fascinate, interest]
    intrigue(intrigued)
  18. The police didn't believe Jim () with the enemy against the government. [plot, conspire]
    intrigue(intrigued)
  19. Tracts of () plant life and colonies of teeming insects cover the Amazon river basin. [abundant, exuberant, opulent]
    luxuriant
  20. The () of an earthquake is measured on the Richter Scale. [extent, measure, degree; volume, size, amplitude]
    magnitude
  21. Some participants () that their present situation was worse than before. [affirm, contend, claim]
    maintain(maintained)
  22. J.K.Rowling has () a private life despite the media attention she has received. [sustain, preserve, continue, keep]
    maintain(maintained)
  23. The U.S Department of Agriculture () food safety. [check, examine, inspect]
    monitor(monitors)
  24. The () of measles came to be a serious problem.[epidemic]
    outbreak
  25. The () of violence was a sure sign of what was to come. [eruption, explosion, burst]
    outbreak
  26. The fire alarms are tested () to ensure they are working properly. [at intervals, regularly]
    periodically
  27. Johnson will be () from prison tommorow. [free, liberate, loose]
    release(released)
  28. The burning of fossil fuels () poisonous gases into the air. [emit, give off, discharge, exude]
    release(releases)
  29. The first-aid worker () the tourniquet slowly after the bleeding had stopped. [loosen, untie, unfasten]
    release(released)
  30. The pianist's new () of the piece drew rave reviews. [performance, presentation, rendition]
    rendering
  31. The () scientist was disgraced when it was discovered that he had lied about his work. [famous, celebrated, eminent, prominent]
    renowned
  32. The photograph of the president slipping on ice was () in all major dailies. [copy, duplicate, imitate]
    reproduce(reproduced)
  33. All living organisms need to () to keep their species alive. [breed, multiply, spawn]
    reproduce
  34. The () terrain proved a challenge for the hikers. [uneven, rough, bumpy]
    rugged
  35. People in Western societies are expected to be () after graduation. [independent]
    self-sufficient
  36. An exact date for the appearance of Homo sapiens remains ().
    speculative
  37. Though rather aggressive in his youth, Robert became more () later in life. [thoughtful, reflective, meditative]
    speculative
  38. The New Deal included federal action to () industrial recovery. [prompt, activate, spur, inspire]
    stimulate
  39. Law should be () to morality. [inferior, subject, dependent]
    subordinate
  40. The village was flooded after eight hours of () rains. [wild, violent]
    torrential

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