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C2 Proficiency (CPE) >> Word Formation Worksheets >> The third part of the 'Reading and Use of English' paper in the C2 Proficiency Examination is word formation where a student needs to uses a root such as 'friend' and creates an appropriate word (friendly, befriend, friendship) to fill the gap in a text.

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Word Formation Worksheet 4 - Answer Sheet

For each question, fill the space or spaces in the sentence using the base word given in bold below. 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. Why don't you demand a bigger say in the running of the company? Your __UNQUESTIONING__ acceptance of every decision is __UNDOUBTEDLY__ harming the health of the business.

2. Journalists are often criticised for their __INVASIVE__ style of journalism which doesn't respect the __PRIVACY__ of especially celebrities.

3. Hard drugs have had a very __DESTRUCTIVE__ effect on this community.

4. The best actor Oscar went to John Garaint for his role as the __UNFORGETTABLY__ cruel mobster in "Tough Streets".

5. The __REALISATION__ that his mother was ill forced the suspect to give himself up to the police.

6. Many natural remedies are __BENEFICIAL__ to patients but often doctors are unaware of the __BOUNDLESS__ possibilities offered by alternative medicines.
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