Gapfill exercise

Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2012)
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Gap-filling Exercise
  1. She has a good sense of [ ]. She could probably walk on a tightrope wire.
  2. He is working as an administrator, but his [ ] is in law.
  3. We need to [ ] our budget.
  4. You might want to [ ] a bit of water out of the kayak before you get in it.
  5. We need some [ ] information on the company before deciding if we want to work with them.
  6. The students voted by secret [ ] for the class representative.
  7. Officials of ancient Greece used seashells as [ ] because once a vote was scratched on the shell, it couldn't be changed.
  8. Because of the seriousness of the crime, the judge is expected to set a very heavy [ ], perhaps as much as 150,000.
  9. The suspect has been released after paying 100,000 [ ].
  10. The prisoner tried to escape across the border while out on [ ].
  11. There were some problems with the [ ] in a town in Florida during the American presidential election of 2000, and apparently some people may have accidentally voted for the wrong person.
  12. We always do a security check on an applicant's [ ] before recruiting anyone.
  13. The [ ] music in the film was really effective in creating a mood of romance.
  14. It can be hard to [ ] the different needs of raising a family and pursuing a career.
  15. Our students bring a great deal of [ ] knowledge to their study of a second language.
  16. Any changes we make to our environment endanger the natural [ ] of that ecosystem.
  17. Some voters believe that their [ ] were destroyed before the election results were counted.
  18. The man arrested for the attempted murder of a leading politician has been refused [ ] because the court is afraid he will try to leave the country.
  19. Abraham Lincoln once remarked that the [ ] is stronger than the bullet.
  20. Tahiti suffers from a severe [ ] in trade, with imports amounting to nearly ten times its exports.