English Vocabulary Exercises - War, Violence & Conflict - Exercise 4-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The young girl barely _______________ with her life after being attacked by a black bear in her back yard.
2. The left-wing parties owe their _______________ in the election to the infighting which has divided the right.
3. In my opinion, _______________ simply gives your enemy another excuse to attack you.
4. The soldier lay in his hospital bed, crying in _______________ from his many wounds.
5. The _______________ of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre numbered in the thousands.
6. At the battle of Puebla, Mexican troops _______________ the French army despite being outnumbered, and having fewer weapons.
7. Despite its peaceful image, Canada is a major supplier of _______________ to the military world.
8. The victim was _______________ murdered in his home with a kitchen knife, by two strangers.
9. The rose has thorns for _______________ from animals which would eat it.
10. Don't you argue with me or I'll give you a good _______________!
11. Police were able to prevent an old man who was _______________ from jumping off the bridge.
12. Firefighters are _______________ to save the town from the forest fire coming towards it.
13. Tim and Jack have been _______________ ever since they got in a fight in elementary school.