Choose from the options nearest in meaning to the word underlined.As the triumph...
QuestionChoose from the options nearest in meaning to the word underlined.As the triumphant rebels were returning to their base they met with a serious reverse?
The correct answer is A.
In this question, you are being asked to choose an option that means the same as the underlined word in the sentence. The sentence is talking about rebels who experienced a "serious reverse" as they were going back to their base. You need to find a word that has a similar meaning to "serious reverse". The options are: a defeat, an enemy, an army, and a victory. The correct answer is Option A, which means "a defeat". This is because "serious reverse" means a sudden and significant change from a previously successful position to an unsuccessful one. So, the rebels experienced a defeat.
It is important to note that in English Language exams, you may be asked to identify the meaning of a word from the context in which it is used in a sentence. This is called "vocabulary in context". In this question, you are required to use your understanding of the sentence to identify the meaning of "serious reverse".
Additionally, it is important to have a good understanding of synonyms, which are words that have the same or similar meanings. This is because questions like this may test your knowledge of synonyms. When studying for exams, make sure to learn and practice using synonyms.
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