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Fill in the blanks with words from the given lists to the categories they belong.

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(1) There are four words belonging to each category.

ablaze, aflame, alight, blazing, deadly, fatal, hazardous, lethal, mortal, noxious, parlous, perilous, precarious, toxic, venomous, virulent

(a) burning: _____, _____, _____, _____

(a) burning: ablaze, aflame, alight, blazing

(b). dangerous: _____, _____, _____, _____

(b) dangerous: hazardous, parlous, precarious, perilous

(c) poisonous: _____, _____, _____, _____

(c) poisonous: noxious, toxic, venomous, virulent

(d) causing death: _____, _____, _____, _____

(d) causing death: deadly, fatal, lethal, mortal

(2) There are five words belonging to each category.

devastate, flee, hasten, race, ravage, raze, ruin, rush, scurry, wreck

(a) destroy: _____, _____, _____, _____, _____

(a) destroy: devastate, ravage, raze, ruin, wreck

(b) hurry: _____, _____, _____, _____, _____

(b) hurry: flee, hasten, race, rush, scurry

(3) There are five words belonging to each category.

crazy, demented, deranged, exhausted, fatigued, hapless, ill-fated, insane, jinxed, luckless, lunatic, spent, unfortunate, weary, worn-out

(a) unlucky: _____, _____, _____, _____, _____

(a) unlucky: hapless, ill-fated, jinxed, luckless, unfortunate

(b) tired: _____, _____, _____, _____, _____

(b) tired: exhausted, fatigued, spent, weary, worn-out

(c) mad: _____, _____, _____, _____, _____

(c) mad: crazy, demented, deranged, insane, lunatic

(4) There are six words belonging to each category.

assassination, bloodbath, carnage, execution, genocide, killing, liquidation, massacre, murder, pogrom, slaying, slaughter

(a) Causing death of: _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____

(a) Causing death of: assassination, execution, killing, liquidation, murder, slaying

(b) Causing death of many: _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____

(b) Causing death of many: bloodbath, carnage, genocide, massacre, pogrom, slaughter

(5) There are eleven words belonging to each category.

annoyed, baffled, befuddled, bewildered, blue, brokenhearted, confounded, crestfallen, cross, dazed, dejected, depressed, doleful, enraged, flummoxed, furious, grieved, incensed, infuriated, irate, irritated, livid, melancholy, muddle, mystified, nonplussed, peeved, perplexed, puzzled, sorrowful, unhappy, vexed, woeful

(a) angry: _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____

(a) angry: annoyed, cross, enraged, furious, incensed, infuriated, irate, irritated, livid, peeved, vexed

(b). sad: _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____

(b) sad: blue, brokenhearted, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, doleful, grieved, melancholy, sorrowful, unhappy, woeful

(c) confused: _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____

(c) confused: baffled, befuddled, bewildered, confounded, dazed, flummoxed, muddle, mystified, nonplussed, perplexed, puzzled