English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 16-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. In the Bronze Age, Stonehenge was used for ceremonial _______________ of local chieftains.
2. In May of 1953, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that restaurants in Washington D.C. could not _______________ to serve blacks.
3. My wife gave me a lot of _______________ when I was writing my first book.
4. As soon as you have written down the homework assignment, you may be _______________.
5. The boat rose and fell in the violent _______________.
6. He developed a bad cough and a runny nose after watching the football game in the _______________ rain.
7. In August of 1983, Korean Air Lines Flight 007 was shot down by a Soviet plane, killing all 269 people on board, after _______________ more than 100 miles off course.
8. Management has announced a _______________ of negotiations with the union in a last minute effort to avoid a strike.
9. The _______________ of our fish stocks is critical to our economic future here in this province.
10. Many Americans were outraged by Canada's refusal to support the Iraq war without UN _______________.
11. In November 1956, a Hungarian uprising against the rule from Moscow was _______________ by Soviet troops.
12. The new recreation centre will be _______________ in honour of the town's first mayor.
13. My presentation isn't quite ready; see if you can _______________ the teacher while I just get a few things organized.
14. He's not very _______________, so people really take advantage of him.