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In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, 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.

The human brain is the most -76- organ in the body small and delicate it is -77- in a bony fortress called the -78-. The brain controls the emotions, the -79-, and indeed all the functions of the body. Tough we hear with the ears. see with the eyes and smell with the nose. It is in the brain that all -80- are sent and there -81-. No modern computer has the -82- of the brain. It -83- vast amounts of information. It works -84- from second twenty-four hours of everyday. Yet the brain is very -85-, reduce or stop its supply of -86- and blood, and its owner dies or suffers a -87-.

As soon as I took the newspaper from the -88-, I quickly -89- through the pages and stopped at the sports page. There the picture of Marvin Hagler, the broker attracted me. - He was preparing for the -90- of his title. The -91- harped on Hagler's op previous fights and -92- an easy victory over his -93-, I then read through the -94- which usually states the paper's opinion on current issues. The -95- were very many. with some of them taking up full pages. There was only one -96- by an artist whose intention was clearly to -97- readers. There was also a full page -98- announcing the death of a prominent chief. In the column for serious -minded readers was a -99- on political transition, one of the -100- issues of the time.


In the gap numbered 97 above, choose the best option from letters A - D that best completes the gap.

Options

A) amuse

B) abuse

C) annoy

D) stimulate

The correct answer is A.


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