partadj2key - Participles as Adjectives Complete the...

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Participles as Adjectives . Complete the sentences with the appropriate participial forms. 1. What he was saying was really __ provocative _________________________. (provoke) 2. He was ___ overjoyed ___________________ (overjoy) to know that he had won the lottery. 3. To lose a family member can be ____ devastating ___________________ (devastate). 4. It is _______ tiring _________________ (tire) to study all day every day. 5. I watched ‘Traffic’ last Saturday night, and I thought it was ___ electrifying _____________________ (electrify). [this is like saying ‘really exciting’) 6. Her brother was ___ riveted ____________________ (rivet) to the television coverage of the airplane crash; he couldn’t stop watching it. [this is like saying ‘fascinated by’] 7. I was really _____ shocked _____________________ (shock) by the pollution and dirt in NY. 8. You really shouldn’t say that; some people might find it ____ offensive ________________ (offend). 9.
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course EL 104 taught by Professor Whittenburg during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery College.

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