English Vocabulary Exercises - War, Violence & Conflict - Exercise 2-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The leader of the party is _______________, and will do anything to stay in power.
2. The victim was _______________ on the arm with a knife when he tried to fight off his attacker.
3. Boxer Mike Tyson bit off a piece of an ear of his _______________ in a match in 1998.
4. A group of teenagers _______________ with police outside a nightclub in downtown Melbourne early this morning.
5. The murderer was _______________ by lethal injection at 9:00 p.m.
6. He _______________ his daughter after she pulled her brother's hair so hard that he began to cry.
7. The mother cat _______________ her kittens against the male cat.
8. My grandfather is a _______________ of the Second World War and was badly wounded in the leg.
9. My mother-in-law has been quite _______________ towards me since my wife and I split up.
10. Thousands of Tutsis were _______________ in Rwanda during the ethnic violence there.
11. Police believe that a _______________ found outside government offices today was meant for the President.
12. Many police forces all over the world use _______________ to get information from suspected criminals.
13. Maureen was fired for stealing from the store, so she _______________ by breaking a window on her way out the door.