Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Word Formation Exercise 21

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. The reality did not live up to the high set by the advertisement.

2. Helen was considered an asset to the team and her resignation undoubtedly affected their performance.

3. With consistent efforts, the team's goal of winning the championship suddenly seemed .

4. The vastness of the universe is , filled with countless stars and galaxies.

5. The of the table was off, leading to an uneven surface.

6. The dinner was bad and not one of us left a tip.

7. The audience didn't react well to his speech which was , repeating the same points over and over.

8. The soldier's resolve over time, making him a formidable opponent.

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