1. A mosquito bit her and her whole arm became larger than normal. = _____
2. After the war, he still had the traces of his injuries due to being shot. = _____
3. His cuts and bruises in the accident were terrible. = _____
4. When he saw blood, he lost consciousness. = _____
5. When she left him, she slightly damaged his feelings. = _____
attack, fit, trouble
1. He said his left arm hurt, and soon he had a _____ attack.
2. He had to stop speaking due to a ______ fit.
3. She has _____ trouble, probably ulcer.
agony, pain, sick, suffer
1. We could hear the prisoner's _____ moans. AGONY
2. The picture had been cleaned with _____ care. PAIN
3. I've been suffering from _____ ever since I left that plane! SICK
4. The final decision might cause great hardship and _____. SUFFER
ache, acute, dull, piercing, sore, sting
1. a dull steady pain
2. a sharp organ used as a weapon by some animals, often poisonous
3. not sharp or clearly felt
4. painful when touched or used, especially on the throat
5. situation, feeling, or illness which is severe or intense
6. very sharp
blister, scar, scratch
If you walk too much with uncomfortable shoes, you will have _____s on your feet. If you _____ it, a watery substance will flow and it will hurt. On the other hand, a _____ is a mark left on the skin after a damage or injury.
beat, bite, blow, break, bruise, fracture, stab
1. Once again, he is beating around the _____ (bush/topic/branch)
2. During polar expeditions, _____bite (snow/ice/hail) can be a real problem.
3. Peter blew _____ (off/on/out) the candles and went to sleep.
4. His words _____ (opened/hurt/scratched) an old bruise.
5. My son and her girlfriend broke _____ (out/off/in) last weekend.
6. He had to fight the final round of the boxing match with a fractured _____ (nose/palm/brain).
7. I trusted him and he stabbed me in the _____ (top/back/foot).
blind, deaf, mute
1. The terrorists _____ the hostage so that he wouldn't see any faces. BLIND
2. We heard a _____ sound. Then, there was a long silence. DEAF
3. I prefer _____ colours for the curtains. MUTE
- Which is a more serious problem: (a) being infirm or (b) being senile?
_____ (1) ceremonies vary from country to country. Ancient Egyptians first _____ (2) the dead body and then placed it in a _____ (3) . Today, the _____ (4) has become an industry in some countries. First, expensive ______ (5) appear in newspapers. _____ (6) are made of best quality wood, and sometimes of metal. During the ceremony people send _____ (7) . If the deceased person is rich or an important figure, a _____ (8) is built above the _____ (9) .
deceased, late, mortal
1. The _____ president of the company was a real menace.