In each sentence below choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase that is underlined in the sentence.
In each of the sentences given below a word is printed in bold. Pick up the one from the options which is most nearly the same in meaning as the word printed in bold and can replace it without altering the meaning of the sentence.
Read the following passage carefully to answer the questions that follow:
Sobiya could have been a pretty child, but she was thin and pale and her eyes were stained with weeping. She was dressed in her thin torn cotton dress and she shivered all the time. Here and there on her body were blue marks from the beatings that her mistress had given her. Her naked legs were red and rough. When she spoke, her voice trembled. Everything about the child, her looks, her behaviour, her speech, her silence, every small gesture she made, showed a terrible fear. She was so afraid that, even though she was wet through, she dared not go near the fire to warm herself, but sat shivering in a corner of the room.
In each question below choose the word that means the exact OPPOSITE of the given words in Captial.
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In each of these questions below select the word that comes closest to being the same in meaning to the given word.
In each sentence below select the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.