English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and more Verbs - Exercise 9-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The president has _______________ his government's determination to improve the economy.
2. The fireworks at New Year's were absolutely _______________ this year.
3. Chili powder today is typically a _______________ of dried chillies, garlic powder, red peppers, oregano, and cumin.
4. Identical twins develop from the equal _______________ of a fertilized egg.
5. The couple were _______________ with their dinner, so they complained to the restaurant manager.
6. The _______________ sound of a jet plane could be heard approaching from the east.
7. I didn't want them to drive me home but they were very _______________.
8. Children need mental _______________ in order to develop intellectually.
9. Head office has repeatedly _______________ the necessity to reduce costs at our manufacturing plants.
10. You should wait until the frozen turkey has completely _______________ before trying to cook it.
11. Terrible disease resulted in the _______________ of the population of Europe by one third in the period from 1347 to 1351.
12. Police are investigating the _______________ of a local man believed to be involved in drug dealing.
13. I've got to give the furniture a good _______________; everything is all dusty.
14. There was an _______________ of pure joy on Vladimir's face when he opened his birthday present.