Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Word Formation Exercise 18

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. She spoke with such and confidence that everyone in the room was impressed.

2. Nearly thirty dangerous managed to escape and police checkpoints were set up all over the city.

3. Her musical were highly regarded for their creativity and complexity.

4. The cause of the weather phenomenon remains , puzzling scientists around the world.

5. The of the story lies in its powerful depiction of love and sacrifice.

6. It was such an train that there was hardly any space to stand.

7. The that he needed to change his lifestyle came to him after a health scare.

8. She watched as the wildfire approached her home little by little.

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