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Noun and adjective forms

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'She is intelligent' or 'she is intelligence'?

Let's take a look at the adjective form of nouns. These words will help you to build your vocabulary and will, hopefully, stop you from using the wrong word in the wrong context. It makes your English sound very strange when you use an adjective instead of a noun (or vice-versa). Take a look at this, mostly complete, A-Z and then choose the correct words to complete the ten sentences below.

Noun Adjective
Anger Angry
Beauty Beautiful
Craziness Crazy
Danger Dangerous
Ease Easy
Familiarity Familiar
Guilt Guilty
Happiness Happy
Intelligence Intelligent
Juice Juicy
Kindness Kind
Luck Lucky
Misery Miserable
Nature Natural
Offence Offensive
Pain Painful
Question Questionable
Romance Romantic
Strength Strong
Truth True
Ugliness Ugly
Violence Violent
Warmth Warm
Youth Young
Zeal Zealous

Which sentences have mistakes?

  • There's no need to get ___ with me.

  • There is a ___ of him losing his job.

  • He completed the exam with ___.

  • If you didn't do it, why do you look so ___?

  • I put the ___ of my family above all other things.

  • She's the most ___ person I have ever met.

  • To have ___ is important when you gamble.

  • It was nice to see the animals in their ___ environment.

  • I have a ___ in my shoulder.

  • Not everything you read in the newspaper is ___.