English Vocabulary Exercises - All Adjectives! (+ derivations) - Exercise 8-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Terry Fox ran halfway across Canada on an _______________ leg after losing his own leg to cancer.
2. Money is _______________, and the government is going to have to make some difficult decisions in order to bring the budget under control.
3. We were quite _______________ that no one was hurt in the car accident we had on our holidays.
4. A _______________ official in the government has denied rumours that the President is ill.
5. The young man changed his mind about joining the military after a day of _______________ training.
6. She was so emotional that she found it hard to keep her hand _______________ when she signed her marriage license.
7. A government cannot be considered truly _______________ unless it is democratically elected.
8. The movie we saw last night was _______________; you've just got to see it.
9. It seemed like the _______________ world was watching the television on the day Neil Armstrong landed on the moon.
10. His treatment for cancer has made him _______________ to infection.
11. His memories of the war are still _______________ and disturbing, and often cause him nightmares.
12. That music sounds _______________ to me. Where have I heard it before?
13. The man had very _______________ shoulders and a thick neck.
14. It is somewhat _______________ to try to dance with a kimono on.
15. Ian is a very _______________ tennis player, but an excellent badminton player.