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1

He made a solid ???? to refute Mr Allen's statement.

Argument

2

It was his ???? that Mr Williams was wrong.

Contention

3

Nothing will be done because no one in ???? takes the matter seriously.

Authority

4

In her work we find the constant ???of the same themes.

Repetition

5

He talked in a very ???? manner.

Colloquial

6

The party must adopt more ???? strategies and a broader vision.

Inclusive

7

This research is based on ????, not fact.

Anecdote

8

the use of ???? devices such as metaphor and irony

Rhetorical

9

His statement was seen as an ???? to the recent drug-related killings.

Allusion

10

it would be an ???? to say I had morning sickness, but I did feel queasy

Exaggeration

11

He always goes for subtlety and ???? in his movies.

Understatement

12

The novel is a stinging ???? on American politics.

Satire

13

The word 'professional' has a ???? of skill and excellence.

Connotation

14

The two parties' policies are almost ????.

Indistinguishable

15

To me that painting is completely ????.

Meaningless

16

There was a confrontation between a local ???? and the police.

Resident

17

an ???? letter from her prison cell

Anguished

18

He was crashing about the house like a ???? animal.

Demented

19

The sheer ???? of the plan amazed everyone.

Audacity

20

Which type of investment offers the greatest ?????

Security

21

He swore to take ???? on his political enemies.

Revenge

22

The book is an ???? of poverty and its causes.

Analysis

23

Police ???? that the man may be armed.

Believe

24

There is a strong sense of ???? in this town.

Community

25

They have created an ???? in which productivity should flourish.

Environment

26

She was the last ???? member of the family.

Surviving

27

The author had an unusual way of ???? your attention.

Grabbing

28

He already had an ???? for his next novel.

Idea