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Key Word Transformations Worksheet 8

For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the second
sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence.
1. They thought that the music was too loud.
far
As _____________________ the music was too loud.
2. In spite of all my efforts, I didn't manage to persuade them to come to the concert.
hard
No matter _____________________, I didn't manage to persuade them to come to
the concert.
3. The police were forced to release the suspect because new evidence was
produced.
light
The police were forced to release the suspect _____________________ evidence
produced.
4. But for the sea being unusually warm, they never would have survived.
would
If it hadn't been for the _____________________ been killed.
5. People know more about my novels than the plays I write.
better
I'm _____________________ than as a playwright.
6. I've been informed that you've been late to the office every day this week.
brought
It has _____________________ that you've been late to the office every day this
week.
7. I apologise but I totally forgot about our dinner appointment.
confess
I must _____________________ my mind.
8. They made him wait for two hours, then eventually let him in.
kept
He was eventually allowed in after having _____________________ for two hours.

Key Word Transformations Worksheet 9


For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the second
sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use the word given in
bold without changing it in any way.
1. Dylan never pays much attention to what his father says.
notice
Dylan doesn't ever _____________________ what his father tells him.
2. I wish Julie would learn to drive.
high
It's _____________________ drive.
3. If only I had traveled more when I had the chance.
taken
I wish _____________________ travel more.
4. Karen had just started her new teaching job when she got flu.
came
Karen _____________________ just after starting her new teaching job.
5. It would have been a total catastrophe for her to be made responsible.
put
If she _____________________, there would have been very serious consequences.
6. Kim doesn't intend to visit her uncle again.
has
Kim _____________________ her uncle again.
7. The third candidate impressed the panel immediately.
made
The third candidate _____________________ the panelists.
8. This part of the factory can only be entered by authorized staff.
restricted
Access _____________________ to authorized staff in this part of the factory.

Key Word Transformations Worksheet 10


For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the second
sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use the word given in
bold without changing it in any way.
1. Kids and seniors are much more prone to infection than others.
pick
Kids and seniors _____________________ easily than others.
2. It's highly unlikely that we'll promote Debbie this summer.
chance
There's very little _____________________ being promoted this summer.
3. I'd prefer to be given the opportunity to work with other colleagues.
allowed
I think it would be better _____________________ as a team.
4. Please read the user manual with care before you use this machine.
making
Before _____________________ this machine, please read the user manual with
care.
5. I'd never thought of asking the hotel manager for advice about tourist sites.
occurred
It had never _____________________ the hotel manager for advice about tourist
sites.
6. The cost of software has gone up a great deal recently.
sharp
There has been _____________________ of software recently.
7. It's very difficult for many people to express their feelings.
words
Putting _____________________ is very difficult for many people.
8. Helga refuses to pay the dry cleaning bill.
intention
Helga has _____________________ the dry cleaning bill.

Key Word Transformations Worksheet 11


For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the second
sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use the word given in
bold without changing it in any way.
1. Your brother must try to accept that he'll never be an author!
terms
Your brother must _____________________ the fact that he'll never be an author.
2. No students must enter the examination room after 10 o'clock, whatever the
reason.
circumstances
Under _____________________ enter the examination room after 10 o'clock.
3. The accountant called a meeting to discuss the company's perilous finances.
purpose
The accountant's _____________________ to discuss the company's perilous
finances.
4. It may seem strange, but a tomato is technically a fruit.
as
Strange _____________________, a tomato is technically a fruit.
5. You'd be in a better position to tackle the exam if you had studied harder.
prepared
If you'd studied harder, _____________________ for the exam.
6. I felt so relaxed at Tricia's apartment because her friends greeted me so warmly.
ease
Tricia's friends _____________________ with the warmth of their greeting.
7. Grant completely ignored his elder brother's recommendation.
notice
Grant _____________________ his elder brother's recommendation.
8. The author said that he'd invented the whole plot himself.
thought
The scriptwriter said that he'd _____________________ any help.

Key Word Transformations Worksheet 12


For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the second
sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use the word given in
bold without changing it in any way.
1. Do you think Bob's grandmother was offended by what I said?
exception
Do you think _____________________ my remarks?
2. Jen thinks it would be better to get on as quickly as possible.
much
Jen would prefer us _____________________ progress as we can.
3. I wish to express my concern over the proposed layoffs.
worried
I feel I must say _____________________ the proposed layoffs.
4. We were astonished by the announcement as we hadn't thought we would win an
award for the movie.
expected
Not _____________________ an award for the film, we were completely astonished
by the announcement.
5. Jones found it difficult to get used to the fact that he'd lost his job.
terms
Jones found it hard _____________________ the fact that he'd lost his job.
6. Neil was upset that his wife didn't support him in the argument.
back
Neil was upset his _____________________ in the argument.
7. The extra cost is annoying, but I'm sure William can solve our problems.
come
The extra cost is annoying, but I'm sure William can _____________________ to our
problems.
8. Jenny didn't feel like meeting friends on Wednesday.
mood
Jenny _____________________ meeting friends on Wednesday.

Key Word Transformations Worksheet 13


For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the second
sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use the word given in
bold without changing it in any way.
1. She'd prefer it if you kept it to yourself.
rather
She'd _____________________ anyone.
2. When he had another look at the manuscript, I was really impressed by its quality.
through
On _____________________, he was really impressed by its quality.
3. He continued his talk, even though everyone looked bored.
on
He _____________________ despite everyone looking bored.
4. Martin was very happy to be selected for the hockey team.
delight
Much _____________________ selected for the hockey team.

5. My sister concluded that he should take the teaching job.


came
My sister _____________________ she should take the teaching job.

6. Without the umbrella, we would have been soaked.


it
Had _____________________ the umbrella, we would have been soaked.

7. She'd better give up all hope of promotion.


thoughts
She should _____________________ promoted out of her mind.

8. What's the point of all this extra furniture?


aid
What is _____________________ of?

Key Word Transformations Worksheet 14


For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the second
sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use the word given in
bold without changing it in any way.
1. Carla thinks it would be better if Tom discovered the answer for himself.
found
Carla would prefer _____________________ answer for himself.
2. He left the house early, but arrived after he expected.
of
Despite _____________________ late.
3. Unless this weather really changes overnight, we'll leave at 6am.
no
Providing _____________________ the weather overnight, we'll leave at 6am.
4. The desert was completely devoid of trees.
whatsoever
There _____________________ the desert.
5. Patrick wanted to guarantee that everything was as it should be on his wedding
day.
leave
Patrick didn't _____________________ on his wedding day.
6. Susan didn't tell Dan about the bill until he'd finished his dinner.
for
Susan _____________________ dinner before telling him about the bill.
7. Don't let his relaxed manner fool you. He's an extremely clever businessman.
taken
Don't be _____________________ his relaxed manner. He's an extremely clever
businessman.
8. "It's none of your business who I go out with!" Betsy informed her mother.
concern
Betsy informed his mother that who his friends were _____________________ of
hers.

Word Formation Worksheet 8.


For each question, fill the space or spaces in the sentence using the base word given
in bold at the end. The required word may be a noun, adverb, adjective or verb and it
may be either positive (e.g. helpful) or negative (e.g. unhelpful).
1. You need to take three of these red pills ______________.
day
2. He is being very ______________ about his whereabouts last night.
mystery
3. It is his ______________ which I find so ______________. He is normally such a
truthful boy!
honest
comprehend
4. If you look on the other side of the cup, you will find a small ______________ with
the name of the original manufacturer.
engrave
5. Reports on the invasion are still very unclear, as are the ______________ of what
this will prompt the government to do.
imply
6. The next time you are in a dark place in the countryside at night, look up at the
night sky and wonder at the ______________ stars set out in the heavens before
you.
number
7. This new law will not only affect cinemas in the United States but could have
______________ significant effects on the film industry ______________.
drama
world
8. As he was walking home late last night, Mr. Jones saw a strange ______________
shape in the sky and rang the police immediately.
sphere

Word Formation Worksheet 9


For each question, fill the space or spaces in the sentence using the base word given
in bold at the end. The required word may be a noun, adverb, adjective or verb and it
may be either positive (e.g. helpful) or negative (e.g. unhelpful).
1. Rabbits are often seen as ______________ figures at Easter, representing rebirth
and springtime.
symbol
2. Harry should have checked the ______________ of the swimming pool before
allowing his children in. There could have been an accident.
deep
3. The rocks appear to be stationary but in the high winds that whip across this
desert landscape, they are in reality moving ______________.
perceive
4. You may laugh Inspector, but it is not ______________ apparent to us why you
should suspect anyone in this room of having carried out this murder.
whole
5. So many asteroids finish their days by crashing into Jupiter due to its huge
______________ pull.
gravity
6. The criminal act of numerous factories dumping waste into the area's rivers has
led to ______________ high ______________ levels.
dangerous
toxic
7. Given the small ______________ of fire in this part of the building, one fire
______________ should suffice.
likely
extinguish
8. The final vote was 128 for, 173 against with 21 ______________. The government
has been humiliated by this defeat.
abstain

Word Formation Worksheet 10


For each question, fill the space or spaces in the sentence using the base word given in
bold at the end. The required word may be a noun, adverb, adjective or verb and it
may be either positive (e.g. helpful) or negative (e.g. unhelpful).

1. We decided to increase our advertising spend as we think that may be a very


_____________ strategy.
efect

2. I read an interesting book which spoke about how you can _____________ your
brain's potential by taking an hour's siesta every day.
maximum

3. Steven has lived in Miami all his life so 15 degrees is _____________ cool for him.
compare

4. The family intervened when they realised Harry was becoming a _____________
drinker.
habit

5. The team coach pulled Jones off at halftime seeing as he was utterly failing to keep
to his _____________ position.
design
6. I spent a hot, _____________ night due to the humidity and went to work
exhausted.
sleep
7. It's become _____________ clear that you don't want to continue working here.
You can collect your things and leave on Friday.
increase
8. Be sure to check that you have all your _____________ with you before leaving
the train.
belong

Word Formation Worksheet 11


For each question, fill the space or spaces in the sentence using the base word given
in bold at the end. The required word may be a noun, adverb, adjective or verb and it
may be either positive (e.g. helpful) or negative (e.g. unhelpful).
1. Caffeine may improve _____________ in the short term, but it has other negative
effects too.
alert
2. Despite four cars crashing around him, Pete was lucky and his car emerged
_____________ from the other side of the accident.
afect
3. We spent a fortune in the restaurant last night on their _____________ menu. It
was good, but not that good!
execute
4. Matilda found it hard to overcome the powerful sense of _____________ she felt
on waking for the first time in the new house.
orientate
5. Children under 12 _____________ by an adult can enter for free.
company
6. It was a dour, _____________ performance by the team in the final and they left
town humiliated and without the trophy.
passion
7. New managers can sometimes discipline employees _____________ in an attempt
to appear tough.
necessary
8. Our local newspaper is often full of stories that are hardly _____________, but
they need to fill the pages somehow.
news
Key Word Transformations Worksheet
8 - Answers
For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the
second sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use
the word given in bold without changing it in any way.

1. They thought that the music was too loud.


far
As __FAR AS THEY WERE CONCERNED,__ the music was too loud.

2. In spite of all my efforts, I didn't manage to persuade them to come to


the concert.
hard
No matter __HOW HARD I TRIED__, I didn't manage to persuade them
to come to the concert.

3. The police were forced to release the suspect because new evidence
was produced.
light
The police were forced to release the suspect __IN THE LIGHT OF
NEW__ evidence produced.

4. But for the sea being unusually warm, they never would have survived.
would
If it hadn't been for the __SEA'S TEMPERATURE, THEY WOULD
HAVE__ been killed.

5. People know more about my novels than the plays I write.


better
I'm __BETTER KNOWN AS A NOVELIST__ than as a playwright.

6. I've been informed that you've been late to the office every day this
week.
brought
It has __BEEN BROUGHT TO MY ATTENTION__ that you've been
late to the office every day this week.

7. I apologise but I totally forgot about our dinner appointment.


confess
I must __CONFESS OUR DINNER APPOINTMENT SLIPPED__ my
mind.
8. They made him wait for two hours, then eventually let him in.
kept
He was eventually allowed in after having __BEEN KEPT WAITING__
for two hours.

Key Word Transformations Worksheet 9 - Answers

For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the
second sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use
the word given in bold without changing it in any way.

1. Dylan never pays much attention to what his father says.


notice
Dylan doesn't ever __TAKE MUCH NOTICE OF__ what his father tells
him.

2. I wish Julie would learn to drive.


high
It's __HIGH TIME JULIE LEARNT TO__ drive.

3. If only I had traveled more when I had the chance.


taken
I wish __I'D TAKEN THE CHANCE TO__ travel more.

4. Karen had just started her new teaching job when she got flu.
came
Karen __CAME DOWN WITH FLU__ just after starting her new
teaching job.

5. It would have been a total catastrophe for her to be made responsible.


put
If she __HAD BEEN PUT IN CHARGE__, there would have been very
serious consequences.

6. Kim doesn't intend to visit her uncle again.


has
Kim __HAS NO INTENTION OF VISITING__ her uncle again.

7. The third candidate impressed the panel immediately.


made
The third candidate __MADE AN IMMEDIATE IMPRESSION ON__
the panelists.

8. This part of the factory can only be entered by authorized staff.


restricted
Access __IS RESTRICTED__ to authorized staff in this part of the
factory.

Key Word Transformations Worksheet 10 - Answers

For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the
second sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use
the word given in bold without changing it in any way.

1. Kids and seniors are much more prone to infection than others.
pick
Kids and seniors __PICK UP INFECTIONS MORE__ easily than others.

2. It's highly unlikely that we'll promote Debbie this summer.


chance
There's very little __CHANCE OF DEBBIE__ being promoted this
summer.

3. I'd prefer to be given the opportunity to work with other colleagues.


allowed
I think it would be better __TO BE ALLOWED TO WORK__ as a team.

4. Please read the user manual with care before you use this machine.
making
Before __MAKING USE OF__ this machine, please read the user manual
with care.

5. I'd never thought of asking the hotel manager for advice about tourist
sites.
occurred
It had never __OCCURRED TO ME TO ASK__ the hotel manager for
advice about tourist sites.

6. The cost of software has gone up a great deal recently.


sharp
There has been __SHARP INCREASE IN THE PRICE__ of software
recently.

7. It's very difficult for many people to express their feelings.


words
Putting __FEELINGS INTO WORDS__ is very difficult for many
people.

8. Helga refuses to pay the dry cleaning bill.


intention
Helga has __NO INTENTION OF PAYING__ the dry cleaning bill.

Key Word Transformations Worksheet 11 - Answers

For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the
second sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use
the word given in bold without changing it in any way.

1. Your brother must try to accept that he'll never be an author!


terms
Your brother must __COME TO TERMS WITH__ the fact that he'll
never be an author.

2. No students must enter the examination room after 10 o'clock,


whatever the reason.
circumstances
Under __NO CIRCUMSTANCES MUST STUDENTS__ enter the
examination room after 10 o'clock.
3. The accountant called a meeting to discuss the company's perilous
finances.
purpose
The accountant's __PURPOSE FOR THE MEETING WAS__ to discuss
the company's perilous finances.

4. It may seem strange, but a tomato is technically a fruit.


as
Strange __AS IT SEEMS/SOUNDS/MAY BE/MAY SOUND/MAY
SEEM__, a tomato is technically a fruit.

5. You'd be in a better position to tackle the exam if you had studied


harder.
prepared
If you'd studied harder, __YOU'D BE BETTER PREPARED__ for the
exam.

6. I felt so relaxed at Tricia's apartment because her friends greeted me so


warmly.
ease
Tricia's friends __PUT ME AT (MY ) EASE__ with the warmth of their
greeting.

7. Grant completely ignored his elder brother's recommendation.


notice
Grant __TOOK NO NOTICE OF__ his elder brother's recommendation.

8. The author said that he'd invented the whole plot himself.
thought
The scriptwriter said that he'd __THOUGHT UP THE PLOT
WITHOUT__ any help.

Key Word Transformations Worksheet 12 - Answers

For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the
second sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use
the word given in bold without changing it in any way.
1. Do you think Bob's grandmother was offended by what I said?
exception
Do you think __BOB'S GRANDMOTHER TOOK EXCEPTION TO__
my remarks?

2. Jen thinks it would be better to get on as quickly as possible.


much
Jen would prefer us __TO MAKE AS MUCH__ progress as we can.

3. I wish to express my concern over the proposed lay offs.


worried
I feel I must say __HOW WORRIED I AM BY__ the proposed lay offs.

4. We were astonished by the announcement as we hadn't thought we


would win an award for the movie.
expected
Not __HAVING EXPECTED__ an award for the film, we were
completely astonished by the announcement.

5. Jones found it difficult to get used to the fact that he'd lost his job.
terms
Jones found it hard __TO COME TO TERMS WITH__ the fact that he'd
lost his job.

6. Neil was upset that his wife didn't support him in the argument.
back
Neil was upset his __WIFE DIDN'T BACK HIM UP__ in the argument.

7. The extra cost is annoying, but I'm sure William can solve our
problems.
come
The extra cost is annoying, but I'm sure William can __COME UP WITH
A SOLUTION__ to our problems.

8. Jenny didn't feel like meeting friends on Wednesday.


mood
Jenny __WASN'T IN THE MOOD FOR__ meeting friends on
Wednesday.
Key Word Transformations Worksheet 13 - Answers

For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the
second sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use
the word given in bold without changing it in any way.

1. She'd prefer it if you kept it to yourself.


rather
She'd __RATHER YOU DIDN'T TELL__ anyone.

2. When he had another look at the manuscript, I was really impressed by


its quality.
through
On __LOOKING/READING THROUGH THE MANUSCRIPT__, he
was really impressed by its quality.

3. He continued his talk, even though everyone looked bored.


on
He __KEPT ON TALKING/TALKED ON__ despite everyone looking
bored.

4. Martin was very happy to be selected for the hockey team.


delight
Much __TO MARTIN'S DELIGHT, HE WAS__ selected for the hockey
team.

5. My sister concluded that he should take the teaching job.


came
My sister __CAME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT__ she should take
the teaching job.

6. Without the umbrella, we would have been soaked.


it
Had __IT NOT BEEN FOR__ the umbrella, we would have been soaked.

7. She'd better give up all hope of promotion.


thoughts
She should __PUT ALL THOUGHTS OF BEING__ promoted out of her
mind.
8. What's the point of all this extra furniture?
aid
What is __ALL THIS FURNITURE IN AID__ of?

Key Word Transformations Worksheet 14 - Answers

For each sentence, use up to five words in the space provided so that the
second sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use
the word given in bold without changing it in any way.

1. Carla thinks it would be better if Tom discovered the answer for


himself.
found
Carla would prefer __IF TOM FOUND OUT THE__ answer for himself.

2. He left the house early, but arrived after he expected.


off
Despite __SETTING OFF EARLY, HE ARRIVED__ late.

3. Unless this weather really changes overnight, we'll leave at 6am.


no
Providing __THERE'S NO CHANGE IN__ the weather overnight, we'll
leave at 6am.

4. The desert was completely devoid of trees.


whatsoever
There __WERE NO TREES WHATSOEVER IN__ the desert.

5. Patrick wanted to guarantee that everything was as it should be on his


wedding day.
leave
Patrick didn't __LEAVE ANYTHING TO CHANCE__ on his wedding
day.

6. Susan didn't tell Dan about the bill until he'd finished his dinner.
for
Susan __WAITED FOR DAN TO FINISH__ dinner before telling him
about the bill.

7. Don't let his relaxed manner fool you. He's an extremely clever
businessman.
taken
Don't be __TAKEN IN BY__ his relaxed manner. He's an extremely
clever businessman.

8. "It's none of your business who I go out with!" Betsy informed her
mother.
concern
Betsy informed his mother that who his friends were __WAS OF NO
CONCERN__ of hers.

Word Formation Worksheet 8 - Answers

For each question, fill the space or spaces in the sentence using the base
word given in bold at the end. The required word may be a noun, adverb,
adjective or verb and it may be either positive (e.g. helpful) or negative
(e.g. unhelpful).

1. You need to take three of these red pills __DAILY__.


day

2. He is being very __MYSTERIOUS__ about his whereabouts last night.


mystery

3. It is his __DISHONESTY__ which I find so


__INCOMPREHENSIBLE__. He is normally such a truthful boy!
honest
comprehend

4. If you look on the other side of the cup, you will find a small
__ENGRAVING__ with the name of the original manufacturer.
engrave
5. Reports on the invasion are still very unclear, as are the
__IMPLICATIONS__ of what this will prompt the government to do.
imply

6. The next time you are in a dark place in the countryside at night, look
up at the night sky and wonder at the __INNUMERABLE__ stars set out
in the heavens before you.
number

7. This new law will not only affect cinemas in the United States but
could have __DRAMATICALLY__ significant effects on the film
industry __WORLDWIDE__.
drama
world

8. As he was walking home late last night, Mr. Jones saw a strange
__SPHERICAL__ shape in the sky and rang the police immediately.
sphere

Word Formation Worksheet 9 - Answers

For each question, fill the space or spaces in the sentence using the base
word given in bold at the end. The required word may be a noun, adverb,
adjective or verb and it may be either positive (e.g. helpful) or negative
(e.g. unhelpful).

1. Rabbits are often seen as __SYMBOLIC__ figures at Easter,


representing rebirth and springtime.
symbol

2. Harry should have checked the __DEPTH__ of the swimming pool


before allowing his children in. There could have been an accident.
deep
3. The rocks appear to be stationary but in the high winds that whip
across this desert landscape, they are in reality moving
__IMPERCEPTIBLY__.
perceive

4. You may laugh Inspector, but it is not __WHOLLY__ apparent to us


why you should suspect anyone in this room of having carried out this
murder.
whole

5. So many asteroids finish their days by crashing into Jupiter due to its
huge __GRAVITATIONAL__ pull.
gravity

6. The criminal act of numerous factories dumping waste into the area's
rivers has led to __DANGEROUSLY__ high __TOXICITY__ levels.
dangerous
toxic

7. Given the small __LIKELIHOOD__ of fire in this part of the building,


one fire __EXTINGUISHER__ should suffice.
likely
extinguish

8. The final vote was 128 for, 173 against with 21 __ABSTENTIONS__.
The government has been humiliated by this defeat.
abstain

Word Formation Worksheet 10


For each question, fill the space or spaces in the sentence using the base
word given in bold at the end. The required word may be a noun, adverb,
adjective or verb and it may be either positive (e.g. helpful) or negative
(e.g. unhelpful).

1. We decided to increase our advertising spend as we think that may be a


very __EFFECTIVE__ strategy.
effect

2. I read an interesting book which spoke about how you can


__MAXIMISE__ your brain's potential by taking an hour's siesta every
day.
maximum

3. Steven has lived in Miami all his life so 15 degrees is


__COMPARATIVELY__ cool for him.
compare

4. The family intervened when they realised Harry was becoming a


__HABITUAL__ drinker.
habit

5. The team coach pulled Jones off at halftime seeing as he was utterly
failing to keep to his __DESIGNATED__ position.
design

6. I spent a hot, __SLEEPLESS__ night due to the humidity and went to


work exhausted.
sleep

7. It's become __INCREASINGLY__ clear that you don't want to


continue working here. You can collect your things and leave on Friday.
increase

8. Be sure to check that you have all your __BELONGINGS__ with you
before leaving the train.
belong
Word Formation Worksheet 11

For each question, fill the space or spaces in the sentence using the base
word given in bold at the end. The required word may be a noun, adverb,
adjective or verb and it may be either positive (e.g. helpful) or negative
(e.g. unhelpful).

1. Caffeine may improve __ALERTNESS__ in the short term, but it has


other negative effects too.
alert

2. Despite four cars crashing around him, Pete was lucky and his car
emerged __UNAFFECTED__ from the other side of the accident.
affect

3. We spent a fortune in the restaurant last night on their


__EXECUTIVE__ menu. It was good, but not that good!
execute

4. Matilda found it hard to overcome the powerful sense of


__DISORIENTATION__ she felt on waking for the first time in the new
house.
orientate

5. Children under 12 __ACCOMPANIED__ by an adult can enter for


free.
company

6. It was a dour, __PASSIONLESS__ performance by the team in the


final and they left town humiliated and without the trophy.
passion

7. New managers can sometimes discipline employees


__UNNECESSARILY__ in an attempt to appear tough.
necessary

8. Our local newspaper is often full of stories that are hardly


__NEWSWORTHY__, but they need to fill the pages somehow.
news