Mark the meaning that best fits the word or a phrase in the story.

(i)  (sun) going down

(a) becoming smaller

(b) weakening 

(c) setting

(ii)  brightening

(a) making (it) look bright and cheerful

(b) lending (it) a special glow

(c) causing (it) to appear hopeful

(iii)  spacious

(a) lonely and wild

(b) big and wide

(c) special and important

(iv)  prophecy

(a) proverb

(b) prediction

(c) rumour

(v)  marvellous

(a) wonderful

(b) surprising

Asked by Monika | 2 years ago |  268

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Solution :-

(i) (sun) going down - (c)setting

(ii) brightening - (b)lending (it) a special glow

(iii) spacious - (b)big and wide

(iv) prophecy - (b)prediction

(v) marvellous - (a)wonderful

(vi) proclaim - (b)declare

(vii) cease - (b)stop

(viii) (a night's) shelter - (a)stay

(ix) gazed - (b)stared at

(x)took on (an expression) - (c)assumed

Answered by Aaryan | 2 years ago

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