English Vocabulary Exercises - Feelings, Qualities & States - Exercise 5-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The kids _______________ around the house most of the afternoon, until someone finally decided to organize a game of football.
2. Sophie looked _______________ walking down the aisle in a dress she had made herself for the children's fashion show.
3. A recent study shows that children who are spanked for bad behaviour are more likely to be aggressive or _______________ than those who are disciplined in other ways.
4. Our cat _______________ getting a bath and will scratch and fight us the whole time we are doing it.
5. It's hard not to feel a little _______________ sometimes when I see my friends travelling, and doing things that I simply can't afford.
6. Your son is _______________ taller than the last time I saw him.
7. Even a _______________ command of the local language will help when visiting a foreign country.
8. Rick Hansen once remarked that if you have a dream, and have the _______________ to try, great things can be accomplished.
9. War hero Eddie Rickenbacker once said that courage is doing what you're _______________ to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared.
10. What did you do to _______________ your mother like that?
11. The weather seems to be _______________ on our plans for a picnic this weekend.
12. The entire country breathed a sigh of _______________ at the news that the president had survived an assassination attempt.