Vocabulary Exercises with answers | War

Vocabulary Exercises with answers | War

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Exercise 2

Use the following words to complete the sentences:

  • deteriorates |  disputes | process |  escalates | involved |  force

1. Most wars are caused by . over territory by different groups.

2. Often there are months of small, separate before the situation and into all-out war.

3. The international community is usually unwilling to get , but in the end it usually has no choice.

4. Pressure increases and someone – usually the US – puts together some kind of international to try to restore peace.

5. It is ironic that as soon as a war starts, so also does the peace .


  1. disputes, ethnic
  2. attacks, deteriorates, escalates
  3. involved
  4. force, process

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