WF019 - Word Formation

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!


Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words in capitals.

  1. I didn't correct your writing because it was simply (LEGIBLE)
  2. We would like to point out the between the two types of engines (SIMILAR)
  3. The teacher was very annoyed at Tom because he's so in class (OBEY)
  4. Are you sure you did'’t him? He can’t have said that (UNDERSTAND)
  5. Homework makes a lot of students , some even become sick (ANXIETY)
  6. Vicky's at work was noticed so the boss called her at home (ABSENT)
  7. Although I liked living with my family I didn't like the lack of (PRIVATE)
  8. Parking space in the city is due to the of car parks (ADEQUATE, SHORT)
  9. Despite being a camper I find the in this forest almost (PASSION, DARK, BEAR)
  10. I called to apologize for the I had caused (CONVENIENT)


  1. The of that lake has never been measured (DEEP)
  2. The doctor advised me to exercise a lot in order to my back muscles (STRONG)
  3. Many flights were delayed today, causing  growing among the passengers (PATIENT)
  4. was down to five metres due to the thick fog (VISIBLE)
  5. They depended on growing farm crops for their (LIVELY)
  6. Can you sign this document, please? Don’t worry , it's just a (FORMAL)
  7. Violent, trouble-causing hooligans are a among football fans (MINOR)
  8. The new machine does not only remove dust from the air, it also controls the (HUMID)
  9. Janet anything I do. We simply can’t get along with each other (LIKE)
  10. There has been a change in his lately (NOTICE, BEHAVE)