English Vocabulary Exercises - Health & the Body - Exercise 1-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The novel is really _______________, and can be read in a couple of hours.
2. Children in all the schools were given vaccinations as part of the government's _______________ program.
3. Travelling from town to town and constantly sleeping in hotels is very _______________.
4. Many grey whales have _______________ on their tails from attacks by killer whales.
5. You shouldn't make someone who has swallowed poison _______________ unless you are told to do so by proper medical personnel.
6. Certain herbs are believed to have wonderful _______________ powers.
7. My massage _______________ really helped me with my migraine headaches.
8. The child was _______________ with fear when he saw the big dog.
9. Claudia Wallis once observed that tooth decay is a problem that means a mouthful of silver for _______________, and for dentists a pocketful of gold.
10. The doctor had to perform operations without the proper _______________ instruments because the country was too poor to purchase them.
11. The pebbles on the beach felt like they were _______________ our feet as we walked along the shore.
12. I've developed a sensitivity to sunshine so wherever I get a sunburn, I get a red, itchy _______________.
13. The woman's heart was _______________ with a mixture of sadness and happiness as she watched her daughter getting married.
14. He made a horrible deep fried dish that was practically _______________, and it gave me a bad stomachache.
15. Poor behaviour by young children is often a _______________ of a lack of attention at home.
16. He has the difficult job of asking the families of people who have died if their organs can be made available for _______________.