Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Word Formation Exercise 20

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. Despite the pandemic, the success of the e-commerce industry reflects the adaptability of global business.

2. Remember to keep the fire handy in case of an emergency.

3. This painting can the Romantic period's aesthetic style, rich in emotion and individualism.

4. The difference in their positions were not sufficient to derail an agreement.

5. The president has announced that she will not be seeking re-election.

6. His skills are and he is certain to be chosen for the promotion.

7. The singer's rendition of the song was absolutely and moved the audience to tears.

8. His apologies felt rather than genuine, as if he was merely going through the motions.

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