English vocabulary exercise from EnglishLearner.com - Advanced level

Word formation - Set 2

Find the missing words

Read the five sentences below. The same base word is missing from each sentence, but in different forms. Please note that in most cases several words can correctly complete one of the sentences, but there is only one base word that you can use in all five sentences. Enter the correct form of this word to complete each sentence. Click here to see a sample of how this kind of exercise works.
When you have entered all the answers, click on the "Check answers" button. If you make a mistake, please try again until you get all the answers right. Click on "Give me a letter" to get the next correct letter (but you'll lose points).
Click on the "Next exercise" button to go to the next set of sentences.
1) Scientists working in the battle against cancer are hoping to be able to the DNA of a cancer sufferer so that the disease kills itself.
2) She practises shiatsu, an oriental form of body , as well as massage.
3) I wouldn't trust Elinor; she is very , and is friendly only when she thinks it is in her own interest.
4) The research results have obviously been in order to get the desired answers.
5) Advertising is the art of people into buying something they don't necessarily need.

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Exercise written by Elek Mathe - EnglishLearner.com - last modified on January 11, 2013