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Exercise 2 Write down the meaning and the clues of each bold word.

1. In several parts of this country there were two financial extremes: from penury to great wealth.

penury clues

= =

______________________ ______________________

2. Jack is usually loquacious, but today he’s rather silent.

loquacious clues

= =

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

______________________ 3. The government must ensure that the people are supplied with transport

facilities: planes, trains, buses, cabs and ferries.

transport facilities

=

clues

=

______________________ ______________________

4. A helpful context clue is an antonym – a word which means opposite to the

unfamiliar word.

An antonym

=

clues

=

______________________ ______________________

5. Carnivores, or animals that mainly eat meat, are also hunted for leather.

Carnivores clues

= =

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

______________________ 6. The writer suggests two basic rapid-reading techniques: scanning and

skimming. Two basic rapid-reading techniques = _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ clues = _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

7. Citrus fruits (juicy and sharp-tasting fruits) such as oranges, lemons and grapefruits grow in warm or hot countries.

Citrus fruits clues

= =

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

______________________ 8. Amphibians are animals that live two kinds of life: the first part in the water

and the latter part mostly on land.

Amphibians

=

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

clues

=

______________________

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