Intermediate Vocabulary ESL 1


Choose the correct words to complete the sentences.

1. We must have an ---- supply of food before we start our journey.

absolute
abstract
abundant
aboard


2. It is a very strange fact that frogs ---- water through their skins.

accelerate
balance
access
absorb


3. One should never ---- the importance of family life in the overall development of a child.

capture
calculate
gamble
underestimate


4. Yesterday morning, I found my little bird lying dead inside his ----.

cave
cage
cemetery
pavement


5. Theft and ---- are still among the most serious crimes in many countries.

welfare
homicide
sacrifice
ignorance


6. All the runners had completed the first ---- of the race when a sudden rain started.

hint
ladder
lane
lap


7. In twenty years' time, the food supplies will be so ---- for some countries that people will start immigrating in huge numbers.

scale
scarce
scan
scare


8. Many people in the world are forced to leave their countries and become ---- because of their religious or political views.

patriot
peasant
refugee
bandit


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