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Examples Subl 3
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  1. There are several _______ open to us at the moment.
    alternatives (noun)
  2. The motorway was closed so we had to find an ________ route.
    alternative (adj.)
  3. _________ medicine
    Alternative
  4. Police said there were no suspicious  ____________ surrounding the boy's death.
    circumstances
  5. The company has promised to repay the money when its financial ____________ improve.
    circumstances
  6. It's not an ideal solution, but it's the best we can do in the ___________.
    circumstances

  7. __________________ should you enter my office.
    Under no circumstances
  8. Several people _______________ how ill David looked.
    commented on
  9. The chancellor was not available for ___________.
    comment
  10. A sport ________
    commentary
  11. In a long _________ which he has inserted in the published text of the first act of the play, he
    says at one point “However, that experience never raised a doubt in his mind as to the reality of
    the underworld or the existence of Lucifer's many-faced lieutenants”.
    commentary
  12. The government should __________ the farmers for the loss of their crop due to the unseasonal
    rains.
    compensate
  13. The company expects to extend upward both __________ and status for non-supervisory engineers.
    compensation
  14. The bacteria excrete cellulose, the basic ________ of our forests.
    component
  15. Even the rare free vote requires the _______ of the party in power.
    consent
  16. We have been trying very hard to forge a  __________ that no nuclear weapons should be allowed on the Korean Peninsula.
    consensus
  17. We took a _________ length of time to decide.
    considerable
  18. In other words, if an ideal gas is compressed and kept at _________ temperature, the work done in compressing it is completely converted into heat and transferred to the surrounding heat sink.
    constant
  19. The evidence was so compelling that he felt __________ to accept it.
    constrained (adj.)
  20. Research has been __________ by a lack of funds.
    constrained (verb)
  21. At last we could relax and talk without _________.
    constraint (noun)
  22. I’ve been __________ articles to this paper for many years.
    contributing (verb)
  23. Would you like to make a __________ to this charity?
    contribution (noun)
  24. Design faults in the boat __________ to the tragedy.
    contributed
  25. He __________ a meeting of all the managers.
    convened (verb)
  26. ___________ wisdom says that the best way to prepare for an exam to study past exam questions
    Conventional (adj.)
  27. The Department of Health will lead and _________ the response to an outbreak of swine flu at national
    and local level.
    coordinate (verb)
  28. MS patients who use cannabis report a soothing of the painful muscle spasms and improved muscle ___________.
    coordination (noun)
  29. The basic lack of government funding is ________________ of the problem.
    at the core
  30. The Earth's _______ is a hot, molten mix of iron and nickel.
    core
  31. ________ finance
    corporate (adj.)
  32. She didn't want to work for a big _________ where everything was so impersonal.
    corporation (noun)
  33. The money I've saved ____________ roughly to the amount I need for my course.
    corresponds (noun)
  34. I've been ____________ with several experts in the field.
    corresponding (verb)
  35. An important ___________ of maturity is creativity.
    criterion (noun)
  36. This may result in a number of different  _________ being applied at different stages of the search activity.
    criteria (noun, plural!)
  37. From the size of these shoeprints, I _______ the intruder was wearing large shoes.
    deduce (verb)
  38. The company could be denied a ____________ for its pension payments, or those payments for the wife and other employees could be ruled taxable to them in the year made.
    deduction (noun)
  39. The ____________ of new data.
    demonstration (noun)
  40. His documentary sources are __________ wrong.
    demonstrably (adj.)
  41. These figures clearly ____________ the size of the economic problem facing the country.
    demonstrate (verb)
  42. All attached ___________ must be either original or certified copies
    documents (noun)
  43. The seminar aims to _________ and highlight outstanding efforts in using alternative media for development programs in the Asia-Pacific Region.
    document (verb)
  44. The extent to which a predator can ____________ its prey must depend in part upon their relative abundance.
    dominate
  45. The limestone Mendip Hills __________ this countryside.
    dominate
  46. Unemployment will be a __________ issue at the next election.
    dominant (adj.)
  47. The main _________ should be on quality rather than quantity.
    emphasis (noun)
  48. Policemen under pressure to resolve a horrific crime refused to accept the repeated and __________ denials of a man who was psychologically vulnerable
    emphatic (adj.)
  49. The company _________ the quality of the product by testing it thoroughly before bringing it to market.
    ensured
  50. Built in disaster recovery options also _________ fully reliable IT operations.
    ensure
  51. The court ________ the improperly obtained evidence.
    excluded (verb)
  52. They have _______ use of the machine.
    exclusive (adj.)
  53. There are some _______ shops and restaurants in the city.
    exclusive (adj.)
  54. Most Common Collocations:
    For example, in 1693 the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends declared that its members should emancipate their slaves and in 1776 it determined to ________ from membership all who did not comply.
    exclude
  55. The computer program was based on a _________ of the circulatory and respiratory systems.
    framework
  56. A disaster relief ______.
    fund
  57. The hospital is trying to raise _____ for a new kidney machine.
    funds (plural)
  58. A ______ of knowledge
    fund
  59. The museum is privately ______.
    funded
  60. His lecture _________ slides taken during the expedition.
    was illustrated with
  61. To ________ my point, let me tell you a little story.
    illustrate
  62. The incident _________ the need for better security measures
    illustrates
  63. Customs insisted on seeing my outward plane ticket - did they think I was trying to _________  illegally?
    immigrate
  64. Laws restricting _________ into the US
    immigration
  65. Are you ________ I am wrong?
    implying
  66. The survey _______ that more people are moving house than was thought.
    implies
  67. There is an _______ payment of €60.
    initial
  68. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was often known by his _________ JFK.
    initials
  69. Please ______ each page of the test.
    initial
  70. In most _________, there will be no need for further treatment.
    instances
  71. If, for _________, such a change is produced by one or a few insulin comas or electroshocks, previously inhibited conditioned reactions reappear.
    instance
  72. He should _______ more with his colleagues
    interact
  73. He was certainly ________ in taking the money, particularly as the company had refused to compensate him till now.
    justified
  74. The fact that he refuses to cooperate with the police _________ our suspicion that he did indeed commit the crime.
    justifies
  75. There was a ______ of jam and on top of that a layer of cream on the chocolate sponge
    layer
  76. There was a _______ of ice on the streets last night due to the rain followed by frosty weather.
    layer
  77. Excellent road and rail ______ make access easy from all parts of the country.
    links
  78. Systemic _______ is defined as the process whereby one or more of the elements of at least two social systems is articulated in such a manner that the two systems in some ways and on some occasions may be viewed as single unit.
    linkage
  79. Branch Offices are _______ in other large cities.
    located
  80. Choose a ________ within easy commuting distance of both the regular job and other employment opportunities.
    location
  81. The town of Simsbury ran an advertisement offering property tax relief and staff assistance to anyone willing to ________ to the area.
    relocate
  82. The County Council, having been presented with the Channel Tunnel as a fait accompli, is concerned _________________ potential benefits by directing associated commercial development to those areas which will benefit most.
    to maximise its
  83. ________ can not buy alcoholic beverages.
    Minors
  84. She suffered only ______ injuries.
    minor
  85. It's only a tiny _________ of people who are causing the problem.
    minority
  86. The increase in our profits has been ________ by the rising costs of running the business.
    negated
  87. We received a ________ answer to our request.
    They answered ________ to our request.
    negative

    negatively
  88. You're so _______ about everything!
    negative
  89. The results of Salmonella infection are _______.
    negative
  90. It's too early to predict the __________ of the meeting.
    outcome
  91. The Labour Party is still a __________ in the national unity government.
    partner
  92. Her __________ of life is to take every opportunity that presents itself.
    philosophy
  93. He was ___________ about losing and said that he’d be back next year to try again.
    philosophical
  94. There were location notes for a film and sheets about the _________ of the characters and the sort of actors who might play them
    physical appearance
  95. Children make up a large __________ of the world's population.
    proportion
  96. I'm not very good at drawing people - I can never get the _____________ right.
    proportions
  97. There are a ____________ number of girls in the class.
    disproportionate
  98. She's just had an article __________ in their weekend supplement.
    published
  99. The judge _________ angrily to the suggestion that it hadn't been a fair trial.
    reacted
  100. He _________ against everything he had been taught.
    reacted
  101. Some people have an allergic __________ to shellfish.
    reaction
  102. The librarian made a ________ of the new books
    register
  103. It is not possible to _________ for the course unless you are a full-time student
    register
  104. The region's _________ on tourism is unwise.
    reliance
  105. He's completely __________ on his wheelchair to get about.
    reliant
  106. The success of this project __________ everyone making an effort.
    relies on
  107. The men came to ___________ the rubbish from the backyard.
    remove
  108. This jacket has __________ sleeves/a removable collar.
    removable
  109. The ________ also includes detailed instructions on land restoration.
    scheme
  110. The sequence of relationships is _____________ illustrated in this figure.
    schematically
  111. These enclaves do show a __________ change in shell shape from exposed to sheltered sites.
    sequential
  112. The flowers mature in __________, starting with the oldest at the top.
    sequence
  113. Think of five atoms in the middle of a chain and label them in __________, 1 to 5.
    sequence
  114. Public opinion had ______ sharply to the left following the war.
    shifted
  115. A 12-hour ______.
    shift
  116. The government’s latest major policy _______ was in response to the havoc caused by the financial markets
    shift
  117. To make a claim, you must ________ the date when the article was lost.
    specify
  118. There is now ___________ evidence to prove this claim.
    sufficient
  119. Three open sprinklers were found to be _________ to stop even the most rapidly developing fire.
    sufficient
  120. Your first ________ will be to type these letters.
    task
  121. For ___________ reasons the show must be postponed.
    technical
  122. She applied a new __________ of playing the guitar. Now, she is one of the most famous guitar players of the world.
    technique
  123. My way of thinking might be different from yours, but it's equally ________.
    valid
  124. Is this contract/ticket/agreement still _______?
    valid
  125. This research seems to give/lend some _________ to the theory that the drug might cause cancer.
    validity
  126. The collected works of James Thurber, now numbering 25 ________ represent a high standard of literary excellence, as every schoolboy knows.
    volumes
  127. The San Diego freeway in California has the heaviest __________ of traffic in the world.
    volume
  128. Using the server to generate large _______ of email from a database is an example of activity that is not allowed.
    volumes
  129. How do I adjust the ________ of the audio?
    volume

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