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CPE Use of English 3 - Word Formation

Create question types for the word formation section
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repeatedly
They were calling __________ for assistance, but to no avail.

REPEAT
influential
For many people Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is the most ....... figure in the history of western classical music. INFLUENCE
extraordinary
His ..... talent was already clearly evident as a young man. ORDINARY
zealously
The exacted whereabouts of the party's true accounts was a _________ guarded secret. ZEAL
mercifully
........., he survived a rather unconventional childhood. MERCY
upbringing
His ...... was all the more strange because of the attitude of his parents. BRING
disabling
He did not find his blindness .....; on the contrary, his other senses were heightened in compensation. ABLE
underachiever
Despite his great grades from school, he was regarded as an ..... at work because of his laziness. ACHIEVE
unrelated
Chalk and cheese are totally _____________ to each other. RELATE
heightened
The tension was ______________ by the clever use of music in the shower scene of Psycho. HIGH
elusive
The identity of the girl who lay closest to his heart remains ....... to this day. ELUDE
incurable
Unfortunately, his increasing deafness was ....... CURE
enabling
If you say nothing about his drinking, I'm afraid you're just ______________ his addiction. ABLE
apparently
If yoga tends to arouse practitioners, it ________________ has an even greater effect on gurus. APPEAR
gratification
Instant _________________ is the great promise of postmodern culture, but at what cost? GRATIFY
resemblance
His passport photo bore little ____________ to his actual appearance. RESEMBLE
assailant
His ______________ disappeared down a sidestreet right after the assault. ASSAIL
imperfections
Whatever the antique, ________________ tend to reduce the value quite dramatically.
hindsight
With the benefit of ______________, it's easy to see what went wrong. SIGHT
overestimated
I fear I have _______________ your abilities. This project does not meet the required standards. ESTIMATE
inactivity
Avoid long periods of ______________ - why not renew your gym membership? ACT
procedural
Your psychometric test results will be delayed due to ____________ errors in our system. PROCEED