Category: Word formation

Word formation.

Put each word in brackets into a suitable form.

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. There was so much noise in the room that Mark's speech was totally (comprehend).2. Paul has so much work to do that he feels (whelm).3. What have you done?! Are you (mental) insane?4. What is your (marry) status?5. He got this job in spite of his (experienced).6. They went climbing (regard) the bad weather.7. The first (settle) of Polish people is now a museum.8. Paul saved my life. He is very (courage).9. Tom is said to have hired a (kill) to murder his wife.10. The concert was (hope). I wish I had stayed at home.11. I've always been alone so I'm used to (solitary).12. We're going to Athens for two weeks. It means we'll spend a (night) in Greece.13. I think our soldiers should be (draw) from Iraq.14. If you want to be a famous artist, you should be more (create).15. You mustn't go out without my (approve).