Select the most appropriate set of words from the given choices to fill in the blanks.

What is the correct answer?


My inward petition was instantly _______________. First, a delightful cold wave descended over my back and under my feet, ________________ all discomfort.

A. acknowledged, banishing

B. repudiated, infuriating

C. acceded, exacerbating

D. decimated, assuaging

Correct Answer :

A. acknowledged, banishing

a) Acknowledged (accepted), banishing (removing) : appropriate. (b) infuriating (angering) : inappropriate. (c) exacerbating (making worse) : inappropriate. (d) decimated (annihilated) : inappropriate.

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