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paired stories, second series

7: dog attacks
b: Darlene Wagner
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
story: "Darlene W"

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

aim

artificial

ban

bull

cast

curb

fierce

majority

muzzle

pit

pounce

province

recuperate

regular

reputation

relief

screen

train

trip

1 substitute, temporary
2 large hole in the ground used for animal fights or as a trap
3 animal or person likely to attack in a violent, dangerous way; very aggressive
4 net-like covering over a window or door that allows air to pass through
5 catch your foot on something when walking or running and fall (or nearly fall)
6 raised border of road (at edge of sidewalk)
7 more than half
8 "holder" for broken bones to keep them in place while they heal
9 behaving in a loving way toward a person or animal
10 "get better" after being hurt or sick
11 jump without warning on a person or animal (as part of an attack)
12 something "man-made" that takes the place of something natural
13 usual, normal
14 point something (a gun for example) in a certain direction
15 the male partner of a cow
16 make something illegal ("against the law")
17 teach
18 covering for dog's mouth to prevent it from biting
19 people's opinion of a person
20 part of a country with its own government (and usually some of its own laws)