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    Exercise "Confusing words", created by sreedhar (a free exercise to learn English):
    Results of the 2 526 people who have taken this test:
    Average mark: 60.5 / 100 Share

    Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): gogopet / SWITZERLAND, on Saturday 02 January - 12:45:
    "Thank you for the exercise!"

    They got a perfect mark

    Stats (2489 candidates)
    Question 1 passed: 60.3 %
    Owing to the fact that there were over a hundred employees it took some time for the wages to be *.

    Question 2 passed: 56.8 %
    I am glad that I could * him of his misconception that smoking a cigarette made him look like a hero!

    Question 3 passed: 73.9 %
    Many a Sherlock Holmes fan still find it hard to accept that he was a merely * character.

    Question 4 passed: 50.9 %
    All avoid him for his * nature! He truly is awfully bad-tempered all the time.

    Question 5 passed: 50.5 %
    Politicians all over the world feed us with * ideas, cunningly promising to usher in peaceful and prosperous times!

    Question 6 passed: 48.6 %
    For most of us, becoming rich and successful is an * thing because fortune is something very whimsical.

    Question 7 passed: 51.6 %
    To * a person's worth in his given field is not easy, unless of course one is an expert himself in it.

    Question 8 passed: 63.2 %
    If we are * of the facts in time we can avoid needless inconveniences that could crop up in our lives.

    Question 9 passed: 62.5 %
    When confronted with * conditions, bold men show extraordinary endurance.

    Question 10 passed: 44.4 %
    He is so * to hard work that his parents are quite anxious about his future.

    Question 11 passed: 68.2 %
    His * to fame has been something truly phenomenal! Equally incredible has been his sudden fall!

    Question 12 passed: 54.4 %
    Seeking his * to go ahead with the programme was the only disagreeable part of the whole business.

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