In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - E, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
There is no doubt that pride is less desirable a quality than...........
Few people prefer the rural to the ........areas
Emeka is quite refined in his manners but his colleague is rather..........
Instead of helping to preserve our culture, the youth engage in activities that...........it
We should regard donations as....and not compulsory
The affluence of the politicians contrasts with the..of the masses
The importation of rice is permitted while that of wheat is .........
The goal lifted the team from the agony of defeat to the .......of victory
One species of the animal has gone into extinction while the other is still in ....
The Council ratified the controversial recommendation which we thought would be...........
From the words lettered A to E, choose the word that best completes each of the following sentences.
He was sent to the Remand Home in the hope that the place would....him
Since there was no further comments the chairman called for the ......of the minutes of the last meeting.
There was a ten-minute.....during the stage-performance of the play
The judge restrained the landlord from...the tenant
The soldiers pledged their....loyalty to their commander
Many children are suffering from.....because of poor feeding
The audience gave the actor a standing.......for his beautiful performance.
If the customer fails to honour his pledge again, his.....will surely be in doubt
The judge warned that he would not tolerate any interruption of the .....of the court
After each of the following sentences, a list of possible interpretations of the sentence is given. Choose the interpretation that you consider most appropriate for each sentence.
I can make a little out of Tolu's story. This means that