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/'ædɪkwət/ a. Syn. sufficient; enough
sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
England missed key players through injury, lacked [___] preparation and was unable to match Australia's skill.


Spelling Word: adequate
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/ə'dʒʌst/ v. Syn. adapt; regulate
adapt; regulate
The opera house was handed over by the builders nearly a year ago, but it's taken many months to install new stage machinery and to [___] the acoustics.


Spelling Word: adjust
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/'ædvəkət/ v. Syn. urge; support
speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something
The some doctors [___] a smoking ban in the entire house.


Spelling Word: advocate
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/ə'ʃʊə(r)/;/ə'ʃʊər/ v. Syn. solidify; guarantee; convince
solidify; guarantee; convince
I know it, and I don't wish to palliate them, I [___] you.


Spelling Word: assure
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/'ɔ:θə(r)/ n.
beginner, former, or first mover of anything; creator; originator; one who composes or writes book or composer
The mayor of the village, in delivering the prize to the [___] of it, made a warm speech.


Spelling Word: author
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/bʌlk/ n. Syn. majority; mass
majority; main part; volume; mass
Canada's largest [___] food retailer, it has more than 112 stores.


Spelling Word: bulk
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/kə'pæsɪtɪ/ n. Syn. volume; ability; capability
mental or physical ability; ability to accommodate
Mike had the [___] to handle several jobs at once.


Spelling Word: capacity
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/'tʃælɪndʒ/ v.
assert a right; raise a formal objection; take exception to
Nowadays no one will [___] the fact that the earth is round.


Spelling Word: challenge
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/'tʃæptə(r)/ n.
division of a book or treatise; assembly of monks; bishop's council; organized branch of some society
A new [___] in a novel is something like a new scene in a play.


Spelling Word: chapter
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/koʊ'hɪərənt/ a. Syn. adhesive; cohesive
adhesive; cohesive; sticking together ; logical; sound; capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
If the EU is to form any kind of [___] common foreign policy, it needs France and Britain singing from the same song sheet.


Spelling Word: coherent