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Reading and writing fill in the blanks practice exercise. Below is text with blanks. Choose the correct word for each blank to complete the text.

What was around the bend in the rivers hundreds of millions of years ago? It’s a trick (1) …………….. as there weren’t any bends. Ancient rivers were typically just wide, sheet-like flows of water. New reports in the (2) …………………. Geology and Earth-Science Reviews say we can thank the first landlubbing plants for putting the turn in the river. Researchers from Dalhousie University (3) ………………….. dozens of sites, from the Channel Islands off France to Death Valley. They say that well before dinosaurs or, really, much of (4) ………………….. roamed the Earth, rivers were just vast expanses of water heeding only gravity and heading straight to the sea. The first (5) …………………….. plants took advantage of the (6) ……………………. water and put down roots. The roots began to hold sediment in place. Thus the riverbank was born and (7) …………………….. began to get thinner and more defined. The communities of Paleozoic plants congregated at the water’s edge and began to colonize the Earth’s surface.

(1)  electron, question, hypertension, smitten
(2) journals, companions, external, goggles
(3) blasted, demanded, examined, unhampered
(4) sim, string, queering, anything
(5) capacitor, junketer, vascular, frankfurter
(6) abundant, retardant, unbuttoned, dampened
(7) assimilates, waterways fail, skeins

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