Peace and Piece

M. P. Moore

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Read the statements below carefully and write in the correct word. Remember the differences between the words.

Peace is a state of calm.

Piece is a part of a whole or the joining of two or more parts to form a whole.

  1. I could not (peace/piece) together the details of his story well enough to make any sense of it.
  2. Your answer:

  3. Even the well-respected diplomat failed to negotiate a (peace/piece) agreement between the two warring nations.
  4. Your answer:

  5. As a means of increasing productivity, the factory has instituted the (peacework/piecework) form of wage payment.
  6. Your answer:

  7. Instead of entering college immediately after she graduated from high school, Anne worked for the (Peace/Piece) Corps in Uganda for two years.
  8. Your answer:

  9. There was a disturbing (peace/piece) in yesterday's newspaper about the growing rate of violent crime on college campuses.
  10. Your answer:

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