Directions: Choose the best word to complete each sentence or question. Your options are in the box below:

  amount   bat   cave   decent   fair   gigantic   huge   jeans   lower   metal   prove   realize   skinny   thirst   under  

1. Becoming a parent is a __________ responsibility. You really have to be ready for it.

2. David showed his driver’s license to ________ that he was old enough to buy a beer.

3. With one big swing of his _________, the hitter was able to knock the ball out of the park.

4. Levis is well known for its production of blue __________.

5. Even a person who is obviously guilt of a crime is promised a ________ trial in the United States.

6. Jim says he’ll buy the car if the dealership can _________ the price by another thousand dollars.

7. The highway is closed today because it’s __________ construction.

8. Scientists have concluded that many of our ancient ancestors were ________ dwellers.

9. Jessica and her husband will need a large _________ of money to make a down payment on a house.

10. The government failed to ________ how difficult it would be to manage this problem.

11. If people don’t get enough water to drink, they will die of __________.

12. Most tools are made of ________ because it lasts longer than other materials.

13. The _________ thing to do is to help someone who desperately needs assistance.

14. The universe is so _________ it’s almost too hard to imagine the size of it.

15. Fashion models are often criticized because they look so __________.

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Answers: 1. huge or gigantic; 2. prove; 3. bat; 4. jeans; 5. fair; 6. lower; 7. under; 8. cave; 9. amount; 10. realize; 11. thirst;

12. metal; 13. decent; 14. huge or gigantic; 15. skinny

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