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paired stories, second series

8: false accusations
a: Eric Nordmark
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
story: "Eric N"

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

carnival

cell

complex

confess

credible

detain

dismiss

drifter

groin

lie

match

molest

prosecutor

razor

settle

sticker

stigma

term

testimony

1 person without a job or home who keeps moving from one place to another
2 stop moving; “come to rest” in a particular place
3 prevent someone from leaving; take someone’s freedom away
4 find something that “goes with” (or “fits”) something else
5 a travelling show with rides and games
6 attack someone sexually, especially a child
7 the place where a person’s leg meets the upper part of the body
8 a group of similar buildings
9 a period of time
10 a fact about someone that makes other people dislike or fear them
11 a tool for shaving
12 a straight line, thick or thin,against a background of a different colour
13 small piece of paper with writing or picture on one side and glue on the other
14 a small locked area in a jail where prisoners are kept
15 government lawyer in charge of case against a person accused of a crime
16 official statement made in court
17 something or someone that can easily believed
18 give someone permission to leave
19 admit that you have done something wrong
20 say something you know is not true