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paired stories, second series

6: old men
b: Giorgio Angelozzi
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
story: "Giorgio A"

INSTRUCTIONS: Put the correct number in the empty box beside each word.
adopt

advertisement

atmosphere

cataracts

conversation

courage

enthusiastic

hiss

inheritance

insincere

lap

outskirts

pack

publicity

remind

scratch

spacious

steady

stroke

tumour

1 clouding of lens in eye causing blurred eyesight (common in old people)
2 money that someone "leaves" for you when he or she dies
3 places around the outer edge of a city; suburbs
4 bring someone from outside your family permanently into your family
5 not shaking
6 on television, in newspapers etc, trying to get you to spend money
7 information about you on TV, radio, or in newpaper, making you well-known
8 abnormal growth in human or animal body, can be cancerous
9 wanting to do something; thinking something is a good idea
10 activity of talking to other person or people
11 make someone think again about something that happened in the past
12 saying something nice you don't really believe
13 having lots of room
14 put all your things in boxes because you're moving
15 "feeling" in home, workplace, classroom etc.; gases that surround a planet
16 not being afraid; bravery
17 damage skin or suface of object by pulling something sharp across it
18 's'-sound; (made by pushing air between teeth and tongue)
19 gently move your hand across person's or animal's body
20 the front of the top part of your legs when you're sitting down