English Vocabulary Exercises - All Adjectives! (+ derivations) - Exercise 2-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The released prisoners of war said they were treated _______________ by the enemy.
2. This machinery is quite _______________ in both design and construction, and should last for years.
3. The essay seems to have been plagiarized, at least _______________.
4. There has been a _______________ increase in our costs, so our profits have gone down considerably.
5. The _______________ of the situation made her burst out laughing.
6. The weather in Seattle was _______________ last summer; rain, rain and more rain.
7. Too many of the most beautiful beaches here are _______________ owned, and require you to pay an entrance fee.
8. A local youth is in jail after _______________ attacking a neighbour with a baseball bat.
9. He made a _______________ shot; over the sand, and right onto the green within inches of the hole.
10. Janis taught English in a rural school in Botswana for _______________ years.
11. July in Victoria has been _______________ cold and wet this year, and people are getting impatient to see the sun.
12. Nothing leaves our factory until it has been _______________ inspected by one of our quality control experts.
13. Weather forecasting is a fairly _______________ science; one can never be 100% sure the weather report will be right.
14. The winning hockey team was _______________ composed of Canadian players.