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Choose the sentence that provides an accurate contrast-based context clue for the italicized word.(1point)
He usually only treated people with cruelty, so I was surprised when he showed “compassion” for the crying child.***
I was tired of being reckless; I decided from now on I would act “audacity”.
Jacob always used to be so “oblivious”, but today he seemed unaware of his surroundings.
This director’s movies are usually terrible, but this one was “wretched”.
Which word is modified by the adverb in the sentence below? Debbie was always good at ironing, so it’s no surprise that she has started a laundry service.(1point)
Good***
Debbie
Ironing
Service

Which word is modified by the adverb in the sentence below? By the time we finished our run, the sun had completely disappeared behind a dark cloud.(1point)
Disappeared
Completely***
Sun
Cloud

Which word is modified by the adjective in the sentence below? Steve works faithfully at his job; he has never missed a single day.(1point)
Missed
Works
Never***
Day
Which word is modified by the adjective in the sentence below? Three groups of students are going to her show.(1point)
Show
Three
Students
Groups***

Am I right?

  • LANGUAGE ARTS - ,

    Sorry #1 and 2 connected Ok #1 end at "wretched"

  • LANGUAGE ARTS - ,

    Wrong:
    Which word is modified by the adverb in the sentence below? By the time we finished our run, the sun had completely disappeared behind a dark cloud.(1point)
    Disappeared
    Completely***
    Sun
    Cloud

    Wrong:
    Which word is modified by the adjective in the sentence below? Steve works faithfully at his job; he has never missed a single day.(1point)
    Missed
    Works
    Never***
    Day

    The others are right.

  • LANGUAGE ARTS - ,

    Ok,
    My new answer:
    1) Disappeared
    2)Works

    Correct?

  • LANGUAGE ARTS - ,

    Disappeared is correct.

    Works is wrong.

    What is the adjective in the last sentence? What does it modify?

  • LANGUAGE ARTS - ,

    Is it Missed?

  • LANGUAGE ARTS - ,

    No.

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