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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The Olympics used to be only for _______________ athletes, but recently they have been allowing professional athletes to participate.
2. A baby caribou is so _______________ that it can outrun its mother by the age of three days.
3. My daughter has wavy hair, but she wants to buy a product that will _______________ her hair.
4. I think spanking a child is pretty _______________ punishment for accidentally breaking a window.
5. Freshly picked fruit has a far _______________ taste to that which is bought in the supermarket.
6. Her performance in the ballet was _______________ and had the audience on its feet clapping for 20 minutes at the end of the show.
7. He turned to a _______________ page in his notebook, and began to write.
8. She dyed her hair green, but it isn't a _______________ dye, so it will wash out within a couple of weeks.
9. A man's voice is deeper than a woman's because male _______________ cords are longer.
10. His seatbelt is too _______________; it won't protect him if we're in an accident!
11. This spice gives a _______________ flavour to fish dishes.
12. The _______________ thing to do when you're feeling sick like this is to go to bed.
13. My hours are quite _______________ in my job; as long as I get the work done, the administration doesn't care when I do it.
14. I think you were a little _______________ in dumping your boyfriend without letting him explain why he kissed the girl.