English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 4-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Smoking _______________ more lives in the U.S. than car accidents, murders and heart attacks combined.
2. News of the death of the president was immediately _______________ around the globe.
3. Despite widespread _______________ to kill mosquitoes in Nigeria, malaria continues to be a serious health problem.
4. Stop _______________ your mosquito bites or they'll get infected.
5. The human heart creates enough _______________ when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 10 metres.
6. Police fear violence will explode between the _______________ gangs as a result of the murder.
7. Clay court, hard court, and grass are the three types of tennis court playing _______________.
8. Mint tea is the national drink in Morocco, and is served very hot and _______________ with sugar.
9. She has been taking all kinds of self-help courses on her _______________ of self-discovery.
10. Denise won prizes _______________ $12,500 on a game show.
11. If you _______________ at the night sky, you will see thousands of starts scattered in random groups.
12. The old woman was _______________ when her grandchildren came by for a surprise visit.
13. South Africa's tourism industry has _______________ in recent years.
14. The students raised their books over their heads to _______________ themselves from the rain.
15. Plants will generally _______________ towards the light.
16. The Mycenaeans made gold death _______________ of their kings.