Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Word Formation Exercise 22

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. His to cooperate stalled the investigation and brought about a threat of charges.

2. The antagonist in the film is cruel, making the audience shudder at his very mention.

3. After a night of partying, she was groggy and irritable the next morning.

4. His survival was given the severity of his injuries.

5. Her interest in led her to explore themes of the subconscious in her paintings.

6. The played the composition with such passion that it brought tears to my eyes.

7. , the heavy rain ceased just in time for the outdoor ceremony to commence.

8. The instructions were by the new employee, leading to a series of blunders.

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