Vocabulary For ESL 5


Choose the appropriate word or word phrase to complete the sentences.

1. Working in this company may seem very demanding and scary from outside but you will see it is not so if you simply follow some ----.

constitutions
symptoms
discrepancies
regulations
estimations


2. His attitude towards us lately is ----, so I think we should talk to him.

intolerable
virtual
considerable
gorgeous
inevitable


3. The decision I was to take was so risky that I had to think ----.

simultaneously
comprehensively
admirably
profoundly
reluctantly


4. I was very excited about living on my own but my brother ---- me by telling me difficulties of such a life.

deterred
insured
persuaded
threatened
reckoned


5. The new building at the corner of the street will have to be ---- as it hasn’t been built to be quake-proof.

took after
looked after
put out
stood for
pulled down


6. All the creatures we share the Earth with are important in some way, however ---- or unappealing they may appear.

unbelievable
unavailable
inevitable
insignificant
indispensable


7. Margarethe Von Trotta is a(n) ---- gifted filmmaker who made vital contributions to the New German Cinema movement of the 70’s and 80’s

remarkably
determinedly
slightly
considerately
subsequently


8. One of the deadliest hijackings took place in 1977, when terrorists identified as the Japanese Red Army ---- a Malaysian airlines jet traveling to Kuala Lumpur.

took over
showed up
grew up
held on
relied on


9. Scientists believe a vaccine derived from chimpanzees may ---- a safer way to prevent and treat smallpox.

predict
provide
eliminate
conclude
determine


10. New Jersey has been a leader in industrial research and development since the ---- in 1876 of Thomas Edison's research facility in Menlo Park.

imagination
inspiration
establishment
expedition
corruption

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