advisable / advisory
A) For those who would like to dine at the Mexican restaurant, it is __________ to call ahead and make a reservation.
B) How do you feel about establishing an __________ committee to provide us with a second opinion on all major plans and decisions?
aggravate / aggregate
A) Sending additional armed forces into the area will only __________ the situation.
B) When threatened, the creatures typically __________ into large, dense, buzzing masses.
ascend / assent
A) Vanessa __________ the staircase quickly, two steps at a time.
B) The prime minister enthusiastically __________ to signing the treaty.
audible / auditory
A) Ingrid’s shrill voice and Eric’s __________ organs have never once been in agreement with each other.
B) Even though the clock’s ticking was barely __________, Frank became fixated on the noise. As a result, he became increasingly anxious and couldn’t fall asleep.
complex / complexion
A) Sonia preferred her natural __________ to a makeup-heavy look.
B) There is a __________ network of roads throughout that mountain range. It’s easy to get lost up there.
component / opponent / proponent
A) Each of the device’s __________ plays a crucial role in the machine’s smooth operation.
B) The recently elected president viewed his political __________ as incompetent and laughable figures. Thus, he did not perceive them as threats of any sort.
C) Madonna, Scarlett Johansson, and Jake Gyllenhaal recently presented themselves as __________ of equality for women by participating in the 2017 Women’s March on Washington.
comprehensive / comprehensible
A) The scientist wanted to make his report as __________ as possible so that he could communicate his findings, concerns, and solutions to people of various backgrounds.
B) A __________ investigation into this particularly serious incident will begin in the following weeks.
considerable / considerate
A) He is in a position of __________ influence. I hope he uses this power to make a positive difference.
B) The tenant was __________ in that he always treated his landlord’s appliances with great respect.
continuous / continual
A) After __________ attacks on their camp, the king and his guard were forced to surrender.
B) The music video can be described as one __________ dance routine.
council / counsel
A) That particular human rights __________ meets quarterly to discuss current injustices throughout the African continent.
B) Stephanie’s friend circle encouraged her to seek the __________ of a divorce attorney.