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Continual Assessment 2 (#2): Section E

Choose the  word closest  in  meaning to  the underlined word.

Bernard was waiking home alone one dark night when he heard footsteps behind him. Before he could turn around to see who it was, he was hit on the head and everything went black.

Bernard awoke when someone shook him (1) vigorously. The person untied him and he stumbled blindly out of the van. He was dragged roughly into a (2) dilapidated building. Part of the roof had caved in. He was pushed into a room. Bernard removed his blindfold and gag and saw that there was only one piece of furniture in the room. The floor was filled with dust. He could hear low voices outside and (3) inched closer to the door. He strained his ears but could (4) barely hear anything. After a while, there was (5) absolute silence.
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1.
ID 13609
DifficultyDifficulty
(1)
  1. quickly 
  2. forcefully 
  3. suddenly 
  4. deliberately

Short Answer

B.


2.
ID 13610
DifficultyDifficulty
(2)
  1. dirty 
  2. dark 
  3. rugged 
  4. rundown

Short Answer

D.


3.
ID 13611
DifficultyDifficulty
(3)
  1. moved slowly
  2. moved swiftly
  3. moved quietly
  4. moved painfully

Short Answer

A.


4.
ID 13612
DifficultyDifficulty
(4)
  1. nearly 
  2. hardly 
  3. gradually 
  4. completely

Short Answer

B.


5.
ID 13613
DifficultyDifficulty
(5)
  1. lingering
  2. complete 
  3. expected 
  4. immediate

Short Answer

B.


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