BA 324 – Business Communication
Fall 2010 – Holmes
In the space provided write the letter of the correct definition for each word.
to exclude, but
to counsel or recommend
(n) outcome, result; (v) to bring about, to create
g) over the limit
h) suggestion, opinion
to agree or consent
To improve your learning and retention,
the correct word in the blank provided.
He must (
accede, exceed) to the boss’s demands.
Investors are (adverse,
averse) to investing during a recession.
Did you (accede
, exceed) the speed limit?
The apartment was excellent—(accept,
except) that it was too expensive.
advise) me on this procedure.
Aspirin had an immediate (affect,
effect) on the pain.
Should we (
accede, exceed) to the terms of the contract?
Tom was (adverse,
averse) to giving up his car.
I need (
advice, advise) on operating the software.
Violators must (
accept, except) the punishment.
We did our best despite
(adverse, averse) circumstances.
affects, effects) the heart.
Some team members didn’t comment (accept
, except) to complain.
Do not (accede,
exceed) your authority.
I am (adverse,
averse) to trying sushi.
Everyone went (accept,
The movie critic was known for his (
adverse, averse) reviews.
Trucks may not (accede,
exceed) the weight limits.
You should (
accept, except) the gift graciously.
The moon (
affects, effects) the tides.
1. i, 2. g, 3. j, 4. a, 5. b, 6. h, 7. e, 8. d, 9. f, 10. c
29. accept 30. affects