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Advanced Vocab List 8

In the event of

extracurricular

resourceful

hindsight

adapt

potent

insecure

thoroughly

indefinitely

stability

enforce

chant

inhabitant

ritual

taboo

dispel

redundant

contribute

expand

reassure

essential

hazardous

indicate

delicate

quadruple

attention span

jeopardize

significance

vital

underway

 

 

1. The baseball game is already _______________, so we should hurry if we want seats.

2. This medicine is very _______________, so you should only take one pill.

3. An education is _______________ to success in the modern world.

4. The statue is very _______________; if you’re not careful, you’ll break it.

5. The crowd _______________, “Let’s Go Red Sox! Da Da DaDaDa!”

6. Eating junk food every day is very _______________ to your health.

7. In the religious _______________, the people will hit themselves until they bleed.

8. The president tried to _______________ the rumors that he had lied.

9. Fruits and vegetables are _______________ to good health.

10. His warm forehead _______________ that he has a fever.

11. Jack didn’t _______________ anything to the class, so he failed.

12. I have to move home _______________; I don’t know when I’ll come back.

13. My mother tried to _______________ me that everything will be okay.

14. Investment depends on the _______________ of the economy.

15. The police in Taiwan rarely ­_______________ the helmet law.

16. _______________ an earthquake, stand in the doorway.

17. Don’t worry about me. I’m very _______________. I’ll always find a way to solve any problems that arise.

18. The school has too many students and too few classrooms, so they plan to _______________ next year.

19. What is the _______________ of the date 1776 in American history?

20. The typhoon may _______________ the mango crop this year.

21. In _______________, I shouldn’t have invested all of my money in the stock market.

22. Alex has a very short _______________, so I always have to get his attention.

23. Don’t say “ATM machine.” It is _______________.

24. There are few _______________ of that isolated island.

25. I answered the questions on the test _______________, so I got a good grade.

26. He is _______________ about his weight, so please don’t tease him.

27. I participated in many _______________ activities in the university.

28. It is difficult to _______________ to life in a new country.

29. The unemployment rate _______________ this year due to the economic instability.

30. In some cultures, there is a _______________ against sticking up your middle finger.



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